The general administration of customs released the foreign trades of the first four months this year on May 7, 2020. According to the customs statistics, in the first four months of 2020, gross import and export value amounted 9.07 trillion yuan, compared with the same time last year (deduction of the exchange rate factor. similarly hereinafter) decreased by 4.9%.Of which, exports 4.74 trillion yuan, decreased 6.4%; imports 4.33 trillion yuan, decreased 3.2%. Accumulation trade surplus attained 41.57 billion yuan.
In April, the customs statistical data demonstrated that gross imports and exports achieved 2.50 trillion yuan, decreased 0.7% year-on-year. Of which, exports attained 1.41 trillion yuan, increased 8.2%; imports attained 1.09 trillion yuan, decreased by 10.2%. The trade surplus attained 31.81 billion yuan.