China's goods trade volume rose 16.6 percent to 20.29 trillion yuan (3.08 trillion US dollars) in the first three quarters of this year, official data showed Friday. The rise beat the poll's forecast for a 15% gain. The exports rose 8.5 percent year on year to 458.23 billion yuan, almost half of the country's total service exports.
Export growth was unexpectedly strong in the first half of the year, a positive sign for Chinese leaders who want to avoid job losses in trade-related industries as they try to nurture consumer-led economic growth.
As result, the trade surplus totaled USD28.47 billion in September versus the expected level of USD38.0 billion.
Trade surplus shrank 17.7 percent to 2.03 trillion yuan in the same period.
Exports increased 8.1% in September compared with the same period a year earlier, following 5.5% growth in August, the General Administration of Customs said Friday.
The politically volatile surplus with the United States was $28.1 billion.
'Sharif to skip court proceedings in Panama Papers case today'
Earlier, Safdar was arrested by the NAB on October 9 just after his return from London but later released by the court on bail. Sharif's lawyer Khawaja Harris asked the court to adjourn hearing for 15 days with commitment that Sharif would also appear.
QS Investors LLC Raises Holdings in Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)
Almanack Investment Partners LLC. bought a new position in shares of Netflix in the second quarter worth about $101,000. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 19,208 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,407,115.04.
Jordan: Super teams hurt the NBA
In those championship seasons from 1991-93 and 1996-98, Jordan's teams won 61, 67, 57, 72, 69 and 62 games, dominating the league. Now, as the owner for the Charlotte Hornets , Jordan doesn't seem to be excited about teams having that kind of success.
That could aggravate President Donald Trump's frequent complaints that the trade balance between the two nations hurts the USA economy.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross recently pressed China on the "need to rebalance bilateral trade and investment relations" and urged it to take "meaningful action" on trade issues.
China's service imports continued to substantially outvalue exports in the first eight months due to strong domestic demand.
The surplus with the 28-nation European Union, China's biggest trading partner, was $9.2 billion.
China is also in the midst of its toughest environmental crackdown ever, ordering many mills, chemical plants and coal companies to sharply reduce output or close in coming months to reduce the country's notoriously thick winter smog.
ZTE has launched two new mobile phones in China: The Nubia Z17S and Nubia Z17 miniS which come with four cameras on board. The screen has an aspect ratio of about 17:9 and sports DCI-P3 wide colour gamut, with colour saturation of 96 percent.
The team will be challenged by the terrifying threat of the Demon Bear, the creature that has stalked Danielle's family for years. Magik, Wolfsbane, Cannonball, Sunspot, Mirage, and Cecilia Reyes will all feature in the film.
The case has been listed for judgement under Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and Justices R Banumathi and Ashok Bhushan . Whether the practice of regulating entry of women is an essential religious practice under Article 25?
Pavel Zacha scored his first goal of the season to give the Devils a 3-2 lead at 9:58 of the second period. The Maple Leafs won two of the three meetings previous year and the total went over in all three meetings.
Rob and FKA during happier times at the 8th Annual GO Campaign Gala at Montage Beverly Hills on November 12, 2015. In the past few months, there seemed to be water in the gas between Robert Pattinson and FKA Twigs .
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Regentatlantic Capital Llc increased Hewlett Packard Enterprise C stake by 34,813 shares to 425,271 valued at $7.06M in 2017Q2. Finally, First Mercantile Trust Co. bought a new stake in shares of Metlife during the first quarter valued at about $149,000.
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The Minnesota Vikings look to be employing two starting quarterbacks this week alone - and a third might be on the way. While Montgomery gives the Packers an elite pass catcher out of the backfield, they don't possess much of a run game.
Western Digital data-centric solutions are marketed under the G-Technology, HGST, SanDisk, Tegile, Upthere and WD brands. If MAMR works out, it would most likely replace Heat Assisted Magnetic Recording (HAMR) and the next generation standard.
Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 175,391 shares. Increasing profits are the best indication that a company can pay dividends and that the share price will trend upward.
UAE Stops Issuing Visas for North Korean Laborers
More than 1,000 North Korean laborers are reportedly working at construction sites and elsewhere in the UAE. North Korean laborers working overseas are one of the major sources of foreign currency for Pyongyang.
Microsoft Edge Preview Comes to Android
Since this is an unreleased app, you'll have to follow that link, as it's been hidden from search results within the Play Store. Recall that the iOS version of the browser was released only a couple of days ago with a promise to launch the Android browser.
Girl Scouts remains girl-focused
In Western New York, the Girl Scouts serve about 15,000 girls and there are 21,000 total members including adults, she said. The Girl Scouts learned back in January that the Boy Scouts were considering opening their ranks to girls, Margosian said.
Crude Stockpiles Drop, Oil Prices Fall
Brent crude futures, the worldwide benchmark for oil prices, were down 78 cents, or 1.4%, at $56.16 late morning Thursday. Traders said they would look to USA fuel inventory data on Wednesday and Thursday for indicators on price direction.
FEMA actually can stay in Puerto Rico indefinitely
More than three weeks since Hurricane Maria, more than a third of Puerto Ricans still don't have access to drinking water . While MLB has been doing what it could to lend a hand to Puerto Rico, Trump hasn't appeared to be all that eager to help.