This just gives Xi Jing Ping more leverage to tell Donnie to take a hike and come back after November. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/arti...t-growth-stable-imports-robust-amid-trade-war Rush to Beat Tariffs Fuels Record China Trade Surplus With U.S. China’s export trade growth accelerated in September, signaling that producers expedited sales abroad to avoid fresh tariffs imposed by the Trump administration. Economists said the surge, which contributed to a new record trade surplus with the U.S., can’t last. Exports in dollar terms rose 14.5 percent in September compared to the same period last year, the customs administration said Friday, defying expectations for a slowdown to 8.2 percent. Imports climbed 14.3 percent, leaving a trade surplus of $32 billion.