China’s exports grew faster in August at 9.5%YoY than a month ago (7.2%YoY). But, not every export item experienced faster growth. Growth was mainly concentrated in integrated circuits, auto-data processors and textiles, smartphones and household appliances. This is quite interesting because, with the technology war between China and the US, one would have expected China’s exports of technology-related items to have experienced slower growth or even contraction. Growth could continue for another one or two months before seeing a noticeable decline, according to some Economists.

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