중국의 올해 1/4분기 무역흑자가 지난해 같은 기간보다 약 11% 줄었습니다.
중국 세관 당국이 오늘 발표한 자료에 따르면, 올해 1월부터 3월까지 중국의 무역흑자는 지난해 같은 기간보다 51억 달러 줄어든 4백14억 달러에 그쳤습니다.
수입은 지난해 같은 기간보다 28% 증가해 2천6백40억 달러를 넘은 반면, 수출은 21% 증가에 그쳐 3천60억 달러를 기록했습니다.
China says its trade surplus fell nearly 11 percent for the first quarter of 2008.
Figures released today by China's customs agency show the country's trade surplus was 41-point-four billion dollars between January and March, compared to 46-point-five billion dollars for the same period in 2007.
The agency says imports for the first quarter of 2008 rose more than 28 percent, to more than 264 billion dollars, while exports rose just 21-percent, to nearly 306-billion dollars.
Total trade for the period was more than 570-billion dollars, up 24 percent from the same period in 2007.
China's trade surplus last month was over 13-billion dollars, compared with a surplus of more than 8.56 billion in February.