USD terms China trade balance: surplus of USD 38.17bn in October ... miss

  • expected $39.1bn, prior was $28.61bn

Exports 6.9 % y/y ... miss

  • expected +7.1%, prior was +8.1%

Imports 17.2% y/y ... a rare beat for this month's data

  • expected +17.0%, prior was +18.6%

CNY terms was out a little earlier, no this is not fresh news:

China trade balance for October in yuan terms: +254.47bn (expected 280.45bn CNY)

Misses all over the place on the trade data, weighing on the Australian dollar a little