Containers sit in the port of Yangshan in Shanghai, China on August 6, 2019.

Aly Song | Reuters

BEIJING – China’s exports rose faster than expected in April as global demand for Chinese goods remained high in countries through the various stages of dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.

Exports denominated in US dollars rose 32.3% year over year in April, Chinese customs officials said on Friday. This exceeded an estimate of 24.1% by the analysts polled by Reuters.

Imports rose 43.1% in US dollars and also exceeded expectations of 42.5% growth, according to a survey by Reuters.

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