China's trade balance surplus widened in October recording $23.99 billion compared with a previous surplus of $12.93 billion, and it came higher than the anticipated surplus of $18.90 billion. Imports declined 6.4% from a year earlier coming after a decline by 15.2% and forecasts referred to 13.0%. On the other hand, exports declined in 13.8% worse than the prior -3.5% and analyst's estimates of -1.0%.