China Counters Coronavirus Crunch With a Surprise Rise in Exports

BEIJING—Chinese exports rose unexpectedly in April, bucking a pandemic-induced financial slump that has crimped demand and disrupted offer chains globe-vast.

But economists warned that Chinese exporters may perhaps be having fun with a momentary reprieve and they are not probable immune to a world downturn that stays extremely uncertain—a reality underscored by a shock plunge in Chinese imports.