Economy China exports accelerated in July despite rise in US tariffs Updated : August 08, 2018 09:28 PM IST Its shipments to the United States climbed 13 percent in July from a year earlier, to $41.5 billion, after a roughly similar rise in June, customs data show. At the same time, Beijing's trade surplus with the United States — a frequent source of anger and threats from President Donald Trump — grew 11 percent to $28 billion. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.