Container ships dock in Qingdao Port, Shandong province, on Jan 24, 2022. (PHOTO / IC)

BEIJING – China's total imports and exports expanded 10.7 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2022, official data showed Wednesday.

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In the period, exports surged 13.4 percent year-on-year to 5.23 trillion yuan, while imports rose 7.5 percent to 4.19 trillion yuan, according to the General Administration of Customs.