China's trade performance was better than expected in August, as stronger exports to recovering overseas economies caused the trade surplus to widen to $28.5 billion, customs figures showed on Sunday.
This picture taken on July 30, 2013 shows a truck transporting containers in Yangshan port in Shanghai. China's trade surplus widened to $28.6 billion in August, customs figures reveal.
Improved exports, a key driver of growth for China, are a positive sign for the world's second largest economy, which has struggled since early this year, analysts said.
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