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China's trade surplus continues to narrow in 2017
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China's trade surplus continued to narrow in 2017, official data showed Friday.

Trade surplus shrank 14.2 percent in 2017 to stand at 2.87 trillion yuan (442.4 billion U.S. dollars), compared with a 9.1-percent reduction registered in 2016, according to the General Administration of Customs.

A truck transports a container to be shipped abroad at the Port of Qingdao, east China´s Shandong province, on July 13, 2017. [Photo: IC]

A truck transports a container to be shipped abroad at the Port of Qingdao, east China´s Shandong province, on July 13, 2017. [Photo: IC]

China's exports increased 10.8 percent to reach 15.33 trillion yuan while imports surged 18.7 percent to stand at 12.46 trillion yuan in 2017.

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