Chinese Trade Data Putting AUD Under Pressure by FX Leaders

Chinese Trade Data Putting AUD Under Pressure

Posted Monday, January 14, 2019 by
Rowan Crosby • 1 min read

Chinese trade data is out and it appears there are some weaker than anticipated import and export figures.

The AUD/USD has fallen and is down -0.35% post-release.

  • China trade balance USD bn, expected $51.6bn, prior was $44.7bn
  • Exports -4.4% y/y, expected 2.0%, prior 5.4%
  • Imports -7.6% y/y, expected 4.5%, prior was 3.0%

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Rowan Crosby is our Asia-Pacific Analyst
Rowan Crosby is a professional futures trader from Sydney, Australia. Rowan has extensive experience trading commodities, bonds and equity futures in the Asian, European and US markets. Rowan holds a Bachelor of Finance and Economics degree and is focused heavily on Investment Finance and Quantitative Analysis.
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