SHANGHAI :
China's Trade Surplus Widened by 38% in First Five Months
Liao Shumin
DATE:  Jun 10 2019
/ SOURCE:  yicai

(Yicai Global) June 10 -- China's trade surplus surged by 38 percent annually to USD130.5 billion in the first five months of the year, according to official data.

Exports rose 0.4 percent to USD958 billion while imports fell 3.7 percent to USD828 billion, resulting in the surplus increase. The total value of imports and exports fell 1.6 percent annually to USD1.79 trillion in the period. 

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Keywords:   Trade Surplus