China’s exports increased by 19.2 percent in December, year-on-year, while imports increased by 11 percent. China's trade surplus registered an increase of 91 percent over December 2011, a report by China's customs administration said on January 10th. In December, China's import and export scale both a record high.
In 2012, China's foreign trade import and export value of $3.89 trillion was an increase of 6.2 percent over the previous year. Among this, exports $2.05 trillion were an increase of 7.9 percent; imports posted at $1.82 trillion were up by 4.3 percent and the trade surplus of $231.1 billion expanded 48.1 percent.