China's February trade deficit of $7.3B is the largest in 7 years, and confounds predictions of...


China's February trade deficit of $7.3B is the largest in 7 years, and confounds predictions of a $5B surplus. Even with the Lunar New Year affecting the results, it could mean the oft-rumored slowdown in China has arrived. China -1.5%, and a lot of red on this commodity screen.

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  • mrbacon
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    Is the result of increased energy/commodity costs from the manufacturing and shipping sectors? Does $150 crude price suffocate the Chinese manufacture/export focused model?
    10 Mar 2011, 12:20 PM Reply Like
  • The Retired one
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    Are people full of buying Chinese dollar store junk & electronic crap.
    Maybe these mom and pop operations will have to raise their price points.

     

    They may just have to spend some of their treasury bond interest just to keep people off food lines.
    Recession for china maybe it's their time.
    10 Mar 2011, 11:22 PM Reply Like
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