China September trade balance data out on Saturday – results
- China September trade balance +$15.2bn (vs. +$27bn expected and $28.6bn prior)
- Exports -0.3% y/y ( +6% expected, +7.2% prior)
- Imports +7.4% y/y (+7% expected, +7% prior)
China customs says in response that China’s economy still faces certain downward pressures.
Added: Reuters article with more detail - China’s September export growth in surprise slide