Friday, February 08, 2013 1:24 pm
News Summary: China trade picks up, prices ease
By The Associated Press
HOLIDAY EFFECT: Much of the change was due to the Lunar New Year holiday, which distorts China's economic data each year.
LOOKING FORWARD: Analysts said the January data still looked promising, but the trajectory of the recovery remains gradual and too weak to support a global rebound without improvement in the United States and Europe.