China reported a 7.9 percent jump in exports and 15.9 percent rise in imports — both in dollar terms — for 2017.In yuan terms, exports for the year rose 10.8 percent and imports increased 18.7 percent, the country’s General Administration of Customs said Friday.China’s overall trade surplus for 2017 was $422.5 billion, a decline from 2016.China’s trade data capped a robust year despite numerous concerns over the health of its economy.
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