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China's export growth quickens as global vaccinations lift demand

Customs official warns overall trade rise may slow in the second half of 2021

China's imports also beat forecasts in June, though the pace of gains eased from May, with the value of imports lifted by high raw material prices, customs data showed on July 13.   © Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) -- China's exports grew much faster than expected in June, as solid global demand led by easing lockdown measures and vaccination drives worldwide eclipsed virus outbreaks and port delays.

But overall trade growth in the world's second-biggest economy may slow in the second half of 2021, a customs official warned on Tuesday, partly reflecting the COVID-19 pandemic uncertainties as the Delta virus variant wreaks havoc in some countries.

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