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China's economy leans on exports as consumer spending slows

Weak real estate market hurts consumption while US trade frictions mount

Chinese exports are increasingly vital to supporting the nation's economy.   © Reuters

BEIJING -- Slowing personal consumption in China during recent months leaves the nation's economy reliant on exports, a worrying prospect as trade frictions with the U.S. heat up.

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