China's service trade rises 3.3% in first four months


China's service trade rose 3.3 percent to 1.56 trillion yuan ($245.21 billion) in the first four months, the Ministry of Commerce said Thursday.

Of the total, service exports reached 746.21 billion yuan, up 23.2 percent year-on-year, and service imports stood at 818.24 billion yuan, down 10 percent year-on-year.

Compared with the same...