China exports increased in December for the first time in six months

Moscow. January 13. Chinese exports in December grew for the first time in six months, according to General administration of customs of the PRC.

Shipments abroad rose by 2.3% in Yaneva terms, after falling by 3.7% in November.

At the same time, the decline in imports in December was continued for the 14th consecutive month. The index decreased by 4% after declining 5.6% in November.

Experts surveyed by Bloomberg on average expected the decline in exports last month by 4.1% and the imports by 7.9%.

The balance surplus of China’s foreign trade in dollar terms last month increased to $60,09 billion, compared with $54.1 billion the previous month. Analysts predicted decrease to $51,3 billion.