LISTEN LIVE: Our Body Politic

Advertisement

 

China Posts Record Trade Surplus Largely Driven By Exports To The US03:46
Download

Play
This article is more than 1 year old.

China posted a record $75.4 billion trade surplus in November thanks to a growth in exports of personal protective equipment and electronics to the U.S. The surplus could spell trouble for President-elect Joe Biden's posture toward China when he takes office next year.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with NPR chief economics correspondent Scott Horsley about China's miraculous economic recovery and Biden's choice for U.S. trade representative.

This segment aired on December 11, 2020.

Related:

Advertisement

 

Advertisement

 
/00:00
Close