(China) Chinese exports rise 3.6% in coronavirus-plagued 2020; only economy with positive trade growth (Global Times)

With China’s export machine roaring into full swing, and helping mend the coronavirus-fractured global supply chains despite intermittent threats and hostile moves notably by the US and Australia, the country’s exports have proven to be a tower of strength with a full-year gain of 3.6 percent in dollar terms over 2020.