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China’s foreign trade up 2.4% in first ten months

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Via China Daily

Ships get ready for their voyages in the foreign trade container terminal of Qingdao port in Shandong province. [Photo by Yu Fangping / For China Daily]

BEIJING – China’s foreign trade registered stable growth in the first ten months of 2019 by expanding 2.4 percent year-on-year, the General Administration of Customs (GAC) said Friday.

During the period, the total foreign trade volume reached 25.63 trillion yuan ($3.67 trillion).

Exports climbed 4.9 percent while imports dropped 0.4 percent, GAC data showed.

China saw its trade surplus widen by 42.3 percent year on year to 2.35 trillion yuan during the ten-month period.

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