The general administration of customs released the foreign trades of the first eleven months this year on December 8, 2018. According to the customs statistics, in the first eleven months of 2018, gross import and export value amounted 27.88 trillion yuan, compared with the same time last year (deduction of the exchange rate factor. similarly hereinafter) increased by 11.1%. Of which, exports 14.92 trillion yuan, increased 8.2%; imports 12.96 trillion yuan, increased 14.6%. Accumulation trade surplus attained 1.96 trillion yuan, decreased 21.1%.
In November, the customs statistical data demonstrated that gross imports and exports achieved 2.83 trillion yuan, increased 9.1% year-on-year. Of which, exports attained 1.57 trillion yuan, increased 10.2%; imports attained 1.26 trillion yuan, increased 7.8%. The trade surplus attained 306.04 billion yuan, increased 21.5%.