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China says January trade surplus up 7.7 percent to $29.2B

/ 12:17 PM February 08, 2013

BEIJING–China’s trade surplus increased 7.7 percent year-on-year to $29.2 billion in January, the General Administration of Customs said Friday.

Exports jumped 25.0 percent to $187.4 billion while imports rose 28.8 percent to $158.2 billion, it said in a statement, but noted there were more working days last month than in January 2012, due to the timing of the Lunar New Year.

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