For all the ‘decoupling’ rhetoric, U.S.-China trade is booming



Nicholas Gordon | Fortune

For all the talk of deepening tensions between the United States and China, there is one area where relations appear to be ‘business-as-usual’: trade. Official Chinese data show that bilateral trade between the two countries surged in 2021, with China’s exports to and imports from the United States reaching $46.9 billion and $14.3 billion in June respectively.

It’s not just the United States. Other countries that have butted heads with Beijing have continued to trade with China with few disruptions.

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