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China imports, exports fall in May: government

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China's exports fell 4.1 per cent in May from a year ago, official data showed on Wednesday, while imports decreased only marginally by 0.4 per cent.

[BEIJING] China's exports fell 4.1 per cent in May from a year ago, official data showed on Wednesday, while imports decreased only marginally by 0.4 per cent.

The country shipped US$181.1 billion worth of goods in May while the value of imports stood at US$131.1 billion, leaving a trade surplus of just under US$50 billion, figures from the General Administration of Customs showed.

AFP