Photo taken on Feb. 10, 2014 shows containers for export at Xindongfang Container Port in Lianyungang City, east China's Jiangsu Province. China's foreign trade volume climbed 10.3 percent year on year in January to 382.4 billion U.S. dollars, with exports up 10.6 percent to 207.13 billion US dollars and imports up 10 percent to 175.27 billion dollars, according to the General Administration of Customs (GAD) on Feb. 12. The trade surplus stood at 31.86 billion U.S. dollars last month, up 14 percent from a year ago and 24.25 percent from December. In the yuan-denominated version, foreign trade volume last month was 2.34 trillion yuan, up 7.3 percent from January 2013. (Xinhua/Geng Yuhe)
China foreign trade up 10.3 pct in January
BEIJING, Feb. 12 (Xinhua) -- China's foreign trade volume climbed 10.3 percent year on year in January to 382.4 billion U.S. dollars, according to customs data on Wednesday.
Exports rose 10.6 percent from a year earlier to 207.13 billion U.S. dollars, while imports increased 10 percent to 175.27 billion U.S. dollars, the General Administration of Customs (GAC) said in a statement. Full story