Economy China's March trade weakens, surplus with US at $15.4 billion Updated : April 13, 2018 03:12 PM IST Exports contracted 2.7 percent from a year earlier to $174.1 billion. Imports rose 14.4 percent to $179.1 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.