What global slowdown? Chinese April exports rose 14.7% Y/Y vs. 8.6% expected. Imports gained 16.8% vs. 11.6% expected. The trade surplus clocked in at $18.16B. Bloomberg's Adam Johnson: "Imports AND exports better than forecast; 18 hours ago German factory orders better and U.S. job postings up ... Connect the dots." Shanghai (FXI, CAF) +0.7%, Hong Kong (EWH) +0.8%.