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An official at the Commissioner’s Office urgently summoned a senior official at the US Consulate General to lodge stern repres
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China’s foreign trade of goods rose 4.2 percent year-on-year in the first seven m
onths of this year to 17.41 trillion yuan ($2.49 trillion), customs data showed Thursday.
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while imports grew 1.3 percent to 7.93 trillion yuan, the General Administration of Customs (GAC) said.
China saw its trade surplus widen by 47.4 percent year-on-year to 1.55 trillion yuan during the same period.
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nd proportion in the January-July period. General trade grew 5.7 percent year-on-year and accounted for 5
9.8 percent of the total trade, 0.8 percentage points higher than the same period of last year.