Exports in China have slowed. Data released showed the growth was at 2.9 percent in November much lower than was expected.
Figures released at the weekend point to the country’s economy finally picking up after a long slide with industrial output and retail sales rising in November at their fastest annual pace in eight months.
However its predicted weak exports will drag on the revival as major buyers Europe and Japan struggle with recession while the United States is facing a sluggish recovery.
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