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China’s exports jump 15.3% to $213.7 bn in Sept

PTI Beijing | Updated on November 25, 2017 Published on October 13, 2014

China’s exports saw the fastest growth in 19 months, expanding by 15.3 per cent from a year ago to $213.7 billion in September, a report said.

Imports increased 7 per cent year on year to $182.7 billion and total foreign trade volume rose 11.3 per cent to $396.4 billion, the General Administration of Customs (GAC) said.

The growth rate in imports in September also marked the highest level since December 2013, GAC report said.

Trade surplus in September more than doubled from last year to $31 billion, compared with $49.8 billion seen in August.

For the January-September period, China’s foreign trade added 3.3 per cent year-on-year to reach $3.16 trillion, with exports up 5.1 per cent at $1.7 trillion imports up 1.3 per cent at $1.46 trillion.

Trade surplus in the first three quarters expanded by 37.8 per cent from previous year to $231.6 billion, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Published on October 13, 2014
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