China's foreign trade of agricultural products rose 4 percent year on year in the first seven months of this year, official data showed.
The country's imports and exports of these products totaled 198.62 billion US dollars during the period, Chinese News Agency (Xinhua) reported citing the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.
Specifically, China's imports of such products went up 5.4 percent year on year to 142.78 billion dollars, while its exports edged up 0.6 percent year on year to 55.84 billion dollars, the data revealed.
China's trade deficit for agricultural products stood at 86.94 billion dollars in the same period, up 8.7 percent from the same period last year. (QNA)