BRIEF-China's April yuan-denominated exports rise 14.3 pct, imports up 18.6 pct


BEIJING, May 8 (Reuters) - China's exports denominated in yuan rose 14.3 percent in April from a year earlier, the General Administration of Customs said on Monday.

* Yuan-denominated imports rose 18.6 percent y/y in April.

* That produced a trade balance of +262.3 billion yuan in April.

* Note: Customs is expected to release dollar-denominated trade data later on Monday. (Reporting by Beijing Monitoring Desk; Editing by Sam Holmes)