BEIJING, Dec. 31 (Xinhua) -- China's imports and exports of electronic and IT (information technology) products amounted to 1.1 trillion U.S. dollars in the first 11 months of 2012, up 4.1 percent from the same period last year.
Exports of electronic and IT products increased 4.5 percent to 627.3 billion U.S. dollars, accounting for 33.9 percent of the country's total exports, said the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) Monday.
Imports stood at 441.2 billion U.S. dollars, up 3.5 percent and accounted for 26.7 percent of China's total imports.
Exports of telecommunication equipment jumped 14.0 percent year on year to 133.1 billion U.S. dollars, while electronic devices gained 13.5 percent to 78.3 billion U.S. dollars, said the MIIT.
Over the January-November period, exports of home appliances decreased 9.3 percent year on year to 78.3 billion U.S. dollars, while electronic materials saw a decline of 18.5 percent to 4.8 billion U.S. dollars, according to the MIIT.