BEIJING, Oct 13 (Reuters) - * China's exports denominated in yuan fell 5.6 percent in September from the same period a year earlier, the General Administration of Customs said on Thursday.
* Yuan-denominated imports rose 2.2 percent. * That produced a trade surplus of 278.35 billion yuan. * China's exports denominated in yuan rose 0.4 percent in Q3 on-year
* Yuan-denominated imports rose 2.1 percent in Q3 on-year. * Customs says China's foreign trade continues to face relatively large difficulties.
* Customs says leading indicators show that pressure on exports is likely to ease in Q4. * Note: Customs is expected to release dollar-denominated trade data later on Thursday. (Reporting by Yawen Chen and Kevin Yao; Editing by Kim Coghill)