Who’s zooming whom?

A government can’t misreport trade data, can they?  Isn’t there a rule against that?

“China Rebound Invites Data Scrutiny,” Wall Street Journal, February 13, 2014 A10 http://on.wsj.com/1jdI0up  Eyebrows were raised after China reported higher-than-expected export numbers for January.  And who can challenge them.  The facts are what they say they are.  Was it over-invoicing?  Who can say?  Or is it accurate? Same question.  But what happens when a country’s reputation for truth and veracity is called into question?

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