The general administration of customs released the foreign trades of the first five months this year on June 10, 2019 According to the customs statistics, in the first five months of 2019, gross import and export value amounted 12.1 trillion yuan, compared with the same time last year (deduction of the exchange rate factor. similarly hereinafter) increased by 4.1%. Of which, exports 6.5 trillion yuan, increased 6.1%; imports 5.6 trillion yuan, increased 1.8%. Accumulation trade surplus attained 893.4 billion yuan, increased 45%.
In May, the customs statistical data demonstrated that gross imports and exports achieved 2.59 trillion yuan, increased 2.9% year-on-year. Of which, exports attained 1.43 trillion yuan, increased 7.7%; imports attained 1.16 trillion yuan, down by 2.5%. The trade surplus attained 279.1 billion yuan, increased 89.8%.