A worker monitors container operation at Zhoushan port in Ningbo, Zhejiang province. (Photo/China Daily)
Editor's note:With China's economic data of June released at the end of last month and throughout July one after the other in these days, the shape of the economy in the first half of the year has been under the spotlight.
A glimpse of how various media outlets look at the June figures has been listed below:
"Chinese trade growth accelerated for a second month in June in a positive sign for global demand and the country's own economy."
-China's export, import growth accelerate in June
AP, July 13
"China's overseas shipments rose from a year earlier, as global demand held up and trade tensions with the US were kept in check amid ongoing talks. At home, resilient demand led to a rise in imports."
-China June Trade Data Buoyed by Robust Demand at Home and Abroad
Bloomberg, July 13
"The Caixin China manufacturing purchasing manufacturers' index (PMI) for June beat expectations, offering another signal that the world's second-largest economy continues to defy expectations for a slowdown."
-Caixin PMI for June comes in at three-month high, beating forecast
CNBC, July 2
"Activity levels across China's manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors accelerated unexpectedly in June, ending a strong first half of the year for the world's second largest economy."
-China's economy continued to produce the goods in June
Business Insider Australia, June 30