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China's foreign trade decline narrows in September

  • China's foreign trade dropped 8.8 percent year on year in September to 2.22 trillion yuan (about $352 billion), less severe than the 9.7 percent contraction in August, official data showed.Exports dropped 1.1 percent to 1.3 trillion yuan and imports decreased 17.7 percent to 924 billion yuan, Xinhua news agency reported. The trade surplus totalled 376.2 billion yuan, up 96.1 percent, the General Administration of Customs (GAC) said. Source: IANS