China's exports grew 10.8% in 2017 from a year earlier in yuan terms, following a 2% drop in 2016, official data showed Friday.
Imports for 2017 expanded 18.7% in yuan terms from a year ago, compared with a 0.6% rise in 2016, the General Administration of Customs said.
The country's trade surplus narrowed last year to 2.87 trillion yuan (US$441.9 billion) from CNY3.35 tillion the previous year.
Trade figures in dollars will be released later in the day.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
January 11, 2018 21:21 ET (02:21 GMT)