February 10, 2017 / 3:16 AM / 8 months ago

Pressure on China's exports expected to ease at start of second quarter: customs

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s customs said on Friday that pressure on the country’s exports is expected to ease at the start of the second quarter this year.

A man walks past containers at a port in Shanghai, China, February 17, 2016. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo

It released preliminary trade data for January in yuan-denominated terms earlier, showing that China’s exports rose 15.9 percent year-on-year and imports jumped 25.2 percent from a year earlier.

The General Administration of Customs is due to release the dollar-denominated data later in the day.

Reporting by Beijing Monitoring Desk; Editing by Kim Coghill

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