China needs 'more policy easing'
The latest trade numbers from China are likely to put pressure on the government to do more to support growth.
Figures released on Sunday showed a 7% rise in exports in May, but imports fell by 1.6% from a year earlier.
It means that China's trade surplus increased to $35.9bn. The numbers also point to a weakening of domestic demand in the world's second-largest economy.
Jian Chang, chief China economist at Barclays told Asia Business Report that the trade surplus is disappointing and yet another sign that the government needs to act.
09 Jun 2014
- From the section Business