The general administration of customs released the foreign trades of the second quarter this year on July 13, 2021. According to the customs statistics, in the second quarter of 2021, gross import and export value amounted 18.07 trillion yuan, compared with the same time last year (deduction of the exchange rate factor. similarly hereinafter) increased by 27.1%. Of which, exports 9.85 trillion yuan, increased 28.1%; imports 8.22 trillion yuan, increased 25.9%. Accumulation trade surplus attained 1.63 trillion yuan.