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China's Imports Plunge in New Sign of Economic Weakness

China's imports and exports contracted again in April in a new sign of economic weakness, adding to pressure on Chinese leaders to reverse a politically dangerous slump.   Imports fell by a bigger-than-expected 16.2 percent over a year earlier to $176.3 billion following March's 12 percent decline. Exports fell 6.4 percent to $142.1 billion, adding to the previous month's 15 percent decline.   The unexpectedly weak data "suggest that both foreign and domestic...

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