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.
The country's trade surplus widened to 281.6 billion yuan ($41.42 billion) in May from CNY262.31 billion in April.
(END) Dow Jones Newswires
June 08, 2017 00:01 ET (04:01 GMT)