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China's foreign trade of goods rose 4.1 percent year on year in the first five months of this year to 12.1 trillion yuan (about 1.76 trillion U.S. dollars), customs data showed Monday. Exports increased 6.1 percent year on year to 6.5 trillion yuan during this period, while imports grew 1.8 percent to 5.6 trillion yuan, the General Administration of Customs (GAC) said.
A China-Europe freight train loaded with nearly 400 tonnes of goods worth 5.37 million U.S. dollars left the Dalang Train Station in Guangzhou, capital of southern China's Guangdong Province, and headed for Moscow on Tuesday.
Cargo trains have been running smoothly at the inland port of Alashankou in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in the first five months of this year, local customs authorities said Tuesday.
Frozen fish imports from Kazakhstan through the port of Horgos in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region saw a dramatic increase in the first five months of the year.
East China's Jiangsu Province saw 9.8 percent year-on-year growth of foreign trade with countries along the Belt and Road in the first five months of 2019, hitting 412.48 billion yuan (about 59.75 billion U.S. dollars).
Foreign trade in south China's Guangdong Province recorded a total of 2.71 trillion yuan (393.9 billion U.S. dollars) in the first five months of the year, up 1.4 percent year on year, customs authorities said Monday.