China trade: Xinjiang exports to US doubled in first quarter, even as cotton ban and sanctions kicked in

//China trade: Xinjiang exports to US doubled in first quarter, even as cotton ban and sanctions kicked in

China trade: Xinjiang exports to US doubled in first quarter, even as cotton ban and sanctions kicked in

Despite American bans on key products and sanctions on major companies, Xinjiang’s direct exports to the United States more than doubled in the first quarter of 2021 - a trend that has baffled analysts.Exports from the western Chinese region surged 113 per cent from a year earlier over the first three months to US$64.4 million, according to detailed data released by China’s customs agency. While shipments are coming off a low base due to the coronavirus pandemic ravaging Chinese and…

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