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China’s import growth likely to face speed bump in 2018

epa03839758 Shipping containers are stacked in the Kwai Tsing Terminals in Hong Kong, China, 28 Aug., 2013. Hong Kong's total export and import figures  showed year-on-year increases at 10.6% and 8.3% respectively according to the Census and Statistics Department. For the first seven months of 2013 as a whole, the value of total exports of goods rose by 4.3% over the same period in 2012  EPA/JEROME FAVRE

Bloomberg The pace of China’s import growth is set to slow in 2018 after a boom this year. Inbound shipments will expand just 5 percent in 2018 after surging 14.9 percent this year, according to a Bloomberg survey of economists. Slower infrastructure investment, tighter monetary policy, weaker commodity inflation and ...

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