Apr 14, 2023 09:17 PM

Belt and Road Countries Drive China’s Surprise Rebound in Exports

China’s surprise double-digit export growth last month was largely due to a surge in demand from Southeast Asia and other participants of the Belt and Road Initiative, official data show.

Trade in goods between China and other Belt and Road countries surged 16.8% year-on-year to 3.43 trillion yuan ($500.5 billion) in the first quarter, said Lü Daliang, spokesperson for the General Administration of Customs.


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