The general administration of customs released the foreign trades of the first half year on July 14, 2020. According to the customs statistics, in the first half year of 2020, gross import and export value amounted 14.24 trillion yuan, compared with the same time last year (deduction of the exchange rate factor. similarly hereinafter) decreased by 3.2%. Of which, exports 7.7 trillion yuan, decreased 3.0%; imports 6.5 trillion yuan, decreased 3.3%. Accumulation trade surplus attained 1.2 trillion yuan.