China May Exports Up 15.5% in Yuan Terms

China's exports grew 15.5% in May from a year earlier in yuan terms, accelerating from a 14.3% gain the previous month, official data showed Thursday.

Imports expanded 22.1% last month from a year earlier in yuan terms, compared with an 18.6% rise in April, the General Administration of Customs said.

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The country's trade surplus widened to 281.6 billion yuan ($41.42 billion) in May from CNY262.31 billion in April.

--Liyan Qi

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

June 08, 2017 00:01 ET (04:01 GMT)