The general administration of customs released the foreign trades of the first ten months this year on November 8, 2018. According to the customs statistics, in the first ten months of 2018, gross import and export value amounted 25.05 trillion yuan, compared with the same time last year (deduction of the exchange rate factor. similarly hereinafter) increased by 11.3%. Of which, exports 13.35 trillion yuan, increased 7.9%; imports 11.7 trillion yuan, increased 15.5%. Accumulation trade surplus attained1.65 trillion yuan, decreased 26.1%.
In October, the customs statistical data demonstrated that gross imports and exports achieved 2.75 trillion yuan, increased 22.9% year-on-year. Of which, exports attained 1.49 trillion yuan, increased 20.1%; imports attained 1.26 trillion yuan, increased 26.3%. The trade surplus attained 233.63 billion yuan, decreased5%.