China's foreign trade up 28.5% in Jan.-April

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Aerial photo taken on Jan 11, 2021 shows a view of the Pacific international container terminal at the Tianjin Port of north China's Tianjin municipality. [Photo/Xinhua]

China's total imports and exports expanded 28.5% year on year to 11.62 trillion yuan (about $1.8 trillion) in the first four months of 2021, official data showed Friday.

This marks an increase of 21.8% from the pre-epidemic level in 2019, the General Administration of Customs said.

Exports jumped 33.8% from a year earlier while imports climbed 22.7% in yuan terms.

The trade surplus increased 149.7% to reach 1.02 trillion yuan in the January-April period.

The country's imports and exports totaled 3.15 trillion yuan in April alone. This marks a year-on-year increase of 26.6% and month-on-month growth of 4.2%.

In April, the trade surplus narrowed 12.4% from a year earlier to 276.5 billion yuan.

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