China Releases 2013 Trade Figures

Jan 10, 2014
Originally published on January 10, 2014 11:45 am
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Today's business news starts with trading places.


GREENE: China might have just dislodged the United States from a position it held for decades as the world's top trading nation. The latest Chinese figures put the value of its overall trade at $4.6 trillion last year.

The United States will release its own 2013 data next month. But for the first 11 months of the year, its trade was worth $3.5 trillion. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.