China exported US$217.7 billion of goods to the US in the first half of 2018, up 13.6 per cent year-on-year. Photo: Bloomberg

China reports record trade surplus with US and exports growth in eve of tariffs

June’s trade surplus was US$28.9 billion on the back of a 12.6 per cent rise in China’s exports to the United States

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China exported US$217.7 billion of goods to the US in the first half of 2018, up 13.6 per cent year-on-year. Photo: Bloomberg
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