Workers load goods for export onto a crane at a port in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China June 7, 2019.
China’s exports and imports declined in October, Reuters reported citing data from the country’s customs.
In dollar terms, exports fell 0.9% while imports fell 6.4% from a year ago in October, but beat analysts’ forecasts.
Trade balance for October was $42.81 billion, compared to analyst forecasts of $40.83 billion.
Economists polled by Reuters had expected October exports to fall 3.9% and imports to fall 8.9% from a year earlier.
In September, China’s imports and exports fell more than expected with exports falling 3.2% in September from a year ago, while imports dropped 8.5%…