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China surpasses Germany as world's top exporter

• Washington Post
China overtook Germany in 2009 to become the world's top exporting nation, another milestone in China's rapid rise and growing economic influence.

But in a year of global economic turmoil and weakness, China achieved the top ranking because its exports fell only 16 percent, while Germany's exports fell more steeply.