(MENAFN- Saudi Press Agency)Beijing Dhu-AlHijjah 29 1436 October 13 2015 SPA -- China's foreign trade shrank by nearly 8 per cent in
the first three quarters of the year official figures showed
Tuesday according to dpa.
Between January and September the value of foreign trade was 17.9
trillion yuan (2.8 trillion dollars) a decrease of 7.9 per cent on
the same period last year according to customs authorities.
Exports were down 1.8 per cent and imports were down 15.1 per cent in
the same nine months more than analysts had thought.
The country's trade surplus surged by 82 per cent to 2.6 trillion
yuan (411 billion dollars) in the same period.
12:49 LOCAL TIME 09:49 GMT
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