China takes the lead from the U-S to become the world’s largest goods trading nation. China’s Ministry of Commerce says the country’s goods trade in 20-13 topped 4-point-sixteen trillion dollars overtaking that of the U-S. The figure has been confirmed by the World Trade Organization. The U-S remains the biggest overall trading nation in the world because of heavy exports of services. China is the second largest economy after America and is followed by Japan.