BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s yuan-denominated exports in December rose 9% from a year earlier, customs data showed on Tuesday, while imports rose 17.7%.
That left China with a trade surplus of 330 billion yuan in December, according to Reuters calculations based on customs data.
For the full year of 2019, China’s yuan-denominated exports rose 5% while imports rose 1.6%, producing a trade surplus of 2.92 trillion yuan.
China’s total trade in yuan terms with the United States dropped 10.7% from a year earlier over the full year, customs data showed.
Reporting by Gabriel Crossley; Editing by Kim Coghill
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