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China’s 2017 trade boost shows shifting engines of growth

Following two years of declines, China’s foreign trade grew by 14.2% last year, Xinhua reports, citing the General Administration of Customs (GAC). While GAC spokesperson Huang Songping attributed the growth to external forces, such as the global economy recovery and rising commodity prices, a closer look at the data reveals changes to China’s domestic economy. […]