A Framework That Provides Clarity

During periods of “low visibility,” confusion reigns: for every indication of one trend, there seems to be a countertrend. The key is to glean from the collective wisdom of reliable leading indicators a clear signal that the economy is headed for a turn.

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Mar 18 2014

Australian Exports to China Defy Chinese Slowdown

Stoking slowdown fears, Chinese exports plunged 18% in February, but imports grew 10% in both January and February – handily beating consensus expectations. With Chinese raw materials imports recently reaching record highs, Australia, a major raw materials exporter to China, appears better positioned than many expected. Can Chinese demand for Australian exports continue to evade the Chinese slowdown?

ECRI’s latest analysis examines the outlook for growth in Australian exports to China, providing insight into whether they can continue to sidestep the Chinese slowdown.

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