"Admittedly, U.S. tariffs may have played a small part in the sharp fall in China's export growth last month", the Capital Economics economists wrote. "A potential downturn in the sector poses the real risk to China's external outlook even if China and the USA reach a resolution on their trade dispute".
Analysts say the trade figures could be used by Washington to pressure China.
Imports increased 15.8 percent past year, resulting in a trade surplus of $351.76 billion, the country's lowest since 2013.
China's politically sensitive trade surplus with the United States surged to a record $323.3 billion in 2018 as a tariff battle with Washington intensified.
Trump wants Beijing to buy more American goods to narrow the yawning trade gap and allow foreign players better access and protection in the Chinese market. China has retaliated with tariffs of its own.
Aerial photo taken on December 31, 2018 shows homemade vehicles at a port in Lianyungang, east China's Jiangsu Province.
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US President Donald Trump has repeatedly slammed China's trade surplus with the US and the country's allegedly unfair trade practices.
China's global trade volume rose previous year but its surplus with the world fell 16.2 percent to $351.76 billion in 2018, as imports rose 15.8 percent while exports gained 9.9 percent.
Pang noted Chinese imports of more advanced technology for use in manufacturing smartphones and other higher-technology products declined 14.9 percent in December, almost double the size of the contraction in overall trade.
"In anticipation of tariffs, USA firms increased their orders from China to avoid the higher costs of imports", Villanova's Casario said. Less certain are the further results, as Trump is trying to both appeal to the stock market with a deal, and get expanded tariff powers under a new draft law.
As Trump has pressed Beijing to increase imports of USA goods, China's trade surplus with the United States hit a record past year of $323.3 billion, an 11 percent increase over 2017, according to Chinese customs data released Monday.
"The global electronics cycle remains the key driver of Chinese exports". "But growth in exports to the rest of the world also slowed significantly, indicating that softer demand was the main culprit, and that a trade truce with the US would be no guarantee of a strong recovery".
The higher tariffs China levied on USA supplies also hit the country's overall import growth.
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