China Trade Surplus Slowed in April

China said its customs data on Wednesday showed that trade surplus for April came in at USD13.84 billion, below the USD 32.65 billion posted in March. Dollar-denominated exports falling 2.7% from a year ago to USD 193.5 billion, while April imports rose by 4% from a year ago to USD 179.6 bliiion, imports in March fell 7.6% year on year.

China’s trade surplus with the United States rose to USD 21.01 billion in April from USD 20.5 billion in March, the data showed.


China’s total trade surplus to the EU and ASEAN both recorded growth in the first four months this year.

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