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China’s “Weakening” Export Growth Dwarfs America’s

“Foreign buyers’ appetite for made-in-China products has also weakened. China’s exports were up 6.1% in 2014, slowing from a growth of 7.9% in 2013.”

The Wall Street Journal, May 19, 2015

U.S. global goods exports 2014: + 2.66%

U.S. global goods exports, 2013: +1.95%

(Sources: “China Unveils Blueprint to Upgrade Manufacturing Sector,” The Wall Street Journal, May 19, 2015, http://www.wsj.com/articles/china-unveils-blueprint-to-upgrade-manufacturing-sector-1432009189 and calculated from “U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, 1992-Present,” Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Census Bureau, http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/statistics/historical/exhibit_history.pdf)