China’s exports and imports grew in June showing signs of recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, a General Administration of Customs (GAC) spokesperson said in Beijing on Tuesday.
Li Kuiwen told the press that “in June, both imports and exports registered positive growth. In the first half of the year, the foreign traders did better than expected,” adding that “in the first half of 2020, the China's export decreased 3.2 percent, but the decrease shrunk by 3.3 percent compared to the first quarter.”
The GAC also stressed the importance of having the US as partner, announcing that the trade with Washington contracted 6.6 percent in the first half of 2020.
In total, China's foreign trade of goods decreased 3.2 percent in the first half of the year.