(China/ASEAN) ASEAN becomes China’s largest trading partner in 2020, with 7% growth (Global Times)

ASEAN countries have jumped to be the number one trading bloc with China in 2020, with the trade volumes hitting 4.74 trillion yuan ($731.9 billion), a 7 percent growth year-on-year, Chinese Customs spokesman Li Kuiwen told a press conference on Thursday, making ASEAN China’s largest trading partner for the first time and making China ASEAN’s largest trading partner for 12 years in a row.