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China's Service Trade Up 6.7% in H1

Source:Xinhua Published:2021-08-08 16:52

China's service trade rose 6.7 percent year-on-year to around 2.38 trillion yuan (about $367.97 billion) in the first half of the year, the Ministry of Commerce said on Aug 3.

Of the total, service exports reached approximately 1.13 trillion yuan, up 23.6 percent year-on-year, and service imports stood at around 1.25 trillion yuan, down 5 percent year-on-year.

Compared with the same period in 2019, however, service trade dropped 9 percent, with service exports up 20.9 percent and service imports down 25.6 percent.

Editor:Zhao Hanqing