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China economy on track, surplus jumps

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BEIJING - China's monthly trade surplus jumped 16.4 percent in June to $31.6 billion, official data showed Thursday, as exports and imports both rose in the latest sign of recovering strength in the world's second-largest economy. 

A man works on a dock at Lianyungang port in Lianyungang, China's Jiangsu province on May 8, 2014

Exports increased 7.2 percent to $186.8 billion year-on-year, the General Administration of Customs announced, while imports gained 5.5 percent to $155.2 billion.

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