Chinese exports grew 25% in January
February 8, 2013
The General Administration of Customs announced today that, “China’s exports grew 25% in January, while imports rose by 28.8%.”
Specifically, exports in January reached a volume of 1.18 billion Yuan (188,000 million dollars), while imports stood at 990,000 million Yuan (158,000 million).
Foreign trade of the Asian Republic grew by 26.7% in January to reach 2.17 trillion Yuan (345,000 million dollars), after recording a rise of 10.2% in December.
China’s trade surplus grew by 7.7% to reach 183,210 million Yuan (29,150 million dollars) in January, the administration said.
The figures represent an improvement over those achieved in 2012, when China’s foreign trade grew by 6.2%, far from the 10% who had drawn the authorities.
Throughout 2012, China’s exports grew by 7.9 over the previous year, while imports rose 4.3%.
The data released today confirm the recovery of the Chinese economy in recent months that begun last year, after a period of slowdown.