China’s 2021 trade surplus with U.S. at $396.58 billion

FILE PHOTO: U.S. and Chinese flags outside the Pentagon
FILE PHOTO: U.S. and Chinese flags are seen before a meeting between senior defence officials from both countries at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo

January 14, 2022

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s trade surplus with the United States was $39.23 billion in December and $396.58 billion for the whole of 2021, data from China’s General Administration of Customs showed on Friday.

(Reporting by Gabriel Crossley; Editing by Himani Sarkar)