China becomes world's largest exporter

Updated: 2010-03-30 13:28
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The World Trade Organization (WTO) has confirmed that China has edged out Germany to be the world's biggest exporter in 2009, accounting for 10 percent of the global export, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) of China announced in its website on Monday.

The MOF website also cited WTO figures that China ranked the second place last year in the world’s import by taking up eight percent, only five percent lower than the United States.