The general administration of customs released the foreign trades of the first five months this year on June 8, 2017. According to the customs statistics, in the first five months of 2017, gross import and export value amounted 10.76 trillion yuan, compared with the same time last year (deduction of the exchange rate factor. similarly hereinafter) increased by 19.8%.Of which, exports 5.88 trillion yuan, increased 14.8%; imports 4.88 trillion yuan, increased 26.5%. Accumulation trade surplus attained 994 billion yuan, decreased 21.1%.
In May, the customs statistical data demonstrated that gross imports and exports achieved 2.35 trillion yuan, increased 18.3% year-on-year. Of which, exports attained 1.32 trillion yuan, increased 15.5%; imports attained 1.03 trillion yuan, up by 22.1%. The trade surplus attained 281.6 billion yuan, decreased 3.4%.