Consequently, the trade surplus totalled USD28.8 billion in April, above the expected level of USD27.75 billion.
The news came during Monday's White House press briefing when a reporter asked Press Secretary Sarah Sanders whether President Donald Trump had any reaction to last week's trade talks in Beijing between a delegation of top US trade officials and Chinese government officials.
China's exports last month rose 12.9 percent from a year earlier, beating analysts' forecasts for a 6.3 percent increase and snapping back from a 2.7 percent drop in March that economists believe was heavily distorted by seasonal factors.
Beijing and Washington are trying to avoid a trade war between the world's two largest economies.
USA officials traveled to Beijing last week for talks on resolving the dispute between the world's two biggest economies.
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But now, unemployment is lower than at any point since December 2000; and wage growth and inflation are resolutely tepid. The report indicates another month of solid job gains for an economy that has been expanding for nearly nine years.
Imports last month also grew more robustly than expected, suggesting China's domestic demand is holding up well, good news for policymakers looking to soften the blow from any trade shocks.
Chinese President Xi Jinping's top economic adviser, Liu He, will visit Washington next week to continue discussions with President Donald Trump's economic team, the White House said Monday. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Assistant to the President for Economic Policy Larry Kudlow, and Assistant to the President for Trade and Manufacturing Policy Peter Navarro were all on the trip.
China's trade surplus with the USA widened to US$22.19 billion last month, from US$15.43 billion in March, according to Reuters calculations based on Customs data released yesterday.
Imports in April also showed robust growth of 22% from previous year, up to USD171.7 billion.
The negotiations could head off the threatened United States tariffs targeting $150 billion in imports, while China has warned $50 billion in goods are in the firing line. The high-level meetings are "constructive moves in the right direction" to resolve the tensions, she said. Trump doubled down, threatening $100 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports to the U.S.
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Local government official Jawaid Shahwani told AFP that 16 miners were killed, while nine others were taken to hospital. The bodies of five more miners, who were trapped in the mine, were recovered later, increasing the death toll to seven.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron, have lobbied Trump directly during meetings last month. The deal saw Iran agree to limit its nuclear activities in return for the easing of sanctions on its economy.
Xi hosted a banquet and told Kim of his backing of North Korea's "strategic shift towards economic development", Xinhua added. The Chinese foreign ministry would not confirm or deny that a North Korean official had visited the country.
The use of live ammunition by Israel's army has been condemned by the worldwide community and human rights activists. Palestinians sent several stunt kites with incendiary bombs over the border towards Israel on Friday.
Heading into earnings, investors were hopeful that growth in that segment could help offset the cooling global smartphone market. The company exceeded analyst expectations in per-share earnings and revenues , lifting shares in after-hours trading.
Mickelson closed with a 64 to win the event by two strokes, while Woods struggled to a final-round 75 and a tie for fifth place. And the crowds, I think you notice them a little bit more around this golf course because of how close together everything is.
McConnell's political adviser Josh Holmes compared Blankenship to alleged child molester and former US Senate candidate Roy Moore. The image of Morrisey was taken from a picture of him shaking hands with President Donald Trump .
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He also responded to a question from the audience by saying that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies "will come to bad endings ". Bitcoin's price, at the time of writing, is sitting at $9,384, after what's been a turbulent six months for the currency.
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Around 800 visitors, mostly from the United States and Israel, are expected to attend the cutting of the red-tape next week. On Monday, Paraguay said it was planning to move its embassy from near Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on May 21 or 22.
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In many cities in the United States, there are parades and festivities featuring mariachi music, dancing and Mexican food. While the holiday's roots are in Mexico, it's actually a minor holiday there and is celebrated much more in the U.S.
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As previously mentioned, he's now come up with a clutch two-run knock and his first career home run in back-to-back games. Gray made three starts against the Indians in 2017, compiling a 1-2 record with a 4.86 ERA and 14 strikeouts.