Economy Week Ahead: U.S. Inflation, China’s Exports in Focus

Policymakers, economists and investors will be watching for signs that inflation in the US peaked in March and price pressures are slowly starting to ease.

China’s export boom is expected to ease in April as the country’s strict Covid-19 control measures have disrupted factory output and domestic supply chains. Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal forecast that the country’s exports rose 3.9% in April from a year earlier, down from the 14.7% increase reported in March. Economists said imports fell 3% in April, after falling 0.1% in March. Economy Week Ahead: U.S. Inflation, China’s Exports in Focus

Edmuns DeMars

Edmund DeMarche is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Edmund DeMarche joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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