China’s total trade expected to maintain growth this year- customs spokesman

SourceZawya
SectorEconomy
CountryMiddle east

China's total trade expected to maintain growth this year- customs spokesman China's exports grew 3.6% and imports fell 1.1% in 2020    BEIJING - China's total trade is expected to maintain growth this year, said Li Kuiwen, spokesman for the General Administration of Customs, speaking at a news briefing in Beijing on Thursday.While the pandemic will bring challenges, a reviving global economy and a steady recovery in China's domestic economy provides a foundation to trade growth, he said.China's exports grew 3.6% and imports fell 1.1% in 2020, according to customs data.(Reporting by Stella Qiu and Gabriel Crossley; Editing by Christian Schmollinger) ((Gabriel.Crossley@thomsonreuters.com; +86 10 5669 2127;))Zawya CoverageinvestmentAbu Dhabi Investment Office expands global network with eight new hubsaviationHow reopening airspace with Qatar will help post-COVID-19 recovery in aviationmarketsFixed income market outlook: GCC issuances to remain subdued in 2021ecommerceMastercard says shift to cashless spending is here to stayinvestmentInvestment banking fees in MENA reached $1.2bln in 2020: RefinitivMoreReuters CoveragetaxationSaudi Arabia 2020 inflation rises to 3.4% after VAT tripledmarketsIndian shares slip as IT stocks drag after Infosys, Wipro resultsleisureUniversal Studios Japan delays Nintendo area opening due to virus emergencyhealthChina COVID-19 cases surge to high in over 10 months; WHO team arrivestradeChinese exports grow...read more...