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China trade volumes creep up in April, official data shows

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China's exports and imports rose marginally in April, official data showed on Thursday, rebounding from sharp declines the month before amid a growth slowdown in the world's second-largest economy. 

A ship passes containers stacked up at the Yangshan Deep-water Port in Shanghai, on November 29, 2013

Exports crept up 0.9 percent year-on-year to $188.54 billion, the General Administration of Customs announced, while imports increased 0.8 percent to $170.09 billion, resulting in a surplus of $18.45 billion.

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