The general administration of customs released the foreign trades of the first half year on July 13, 2017. According to the customs statistics, in the first half year of 2017, gross import and export value amounted 13.14 trillion yuan, compared with the same time last year (deduction of the exchange rate factor. similarly hereinafter) increased by 19.6%.Of which, exports 7.21 trillion yuan, increased 15%; imports 5.93 trillion yuan, increased 25.7%. Accumulation trade surplus attained 1.28 trillion yuan.
In June, the customs statistical data demonstrated that gross imports and exports achieved 2.4 trillion yuan, increased 19.8% year-on-year. Of which, exports attained 1.35 trillion yuan, increased 17.3%; imports attained 1.05 trillion yuan, increased by 23.1%. The trade surplus attained 294.3 billion yuan.