Economic Collapse

Economic Collapse: China’s August imports from US fall 22.5%

Economic Collapse: China’s August imports from US fall 22.5%

Associated Press•September 8, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on China’s trade data (all times local):

1:05 p.m.

China has reported that August imports from US fall 22.5% amid a tariff war with Washington, while exports to US fall 16%.

Chinese customs data reported Sunday shows imports of U.S. goods fell to $10.3 billion following Chinese tariff hikes and orders to companies to cancel orders. Exports to the United States sank to $44.4 billion.

Chinese exporters also face pressure from weakening global demand at a time when Beijing is telling them to find other markets to replace the United States.

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