China The Biggest…Exporter

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The latest in our “China The Biggest…” series brings the news that China is now the world’s biggest exporter. For the first half of the year anyway, and only just edging out Germany by US$521.7bn to US$521.6bn.

The FT reported:

“China’s exports narrowly edged ahead of those from Germany in the first six months of the year, new figures showed on Monday, in a fresh sign that the latter’s status as the world’s leading exporter is at risk.

China exported goods worth $521.7bn (€364.9bn, £318.1bn) in the first six months of this year, while Germany’s total was $521.6bn, the Geneva-based World Trade Organisation reported.”

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