BRIEF-China's Q1 yuan-denominated exports up 15 pct y/y, imports up 25.7 pct

BEIJING, July 13 (Reuters) - China's exports denominated in yuan rose 15 percent in January-June from the same period a year earlier, the General Administration of Customs said on Thursday.

- Yuan-denominated imports rose 25.7 percent y/y in the January-June period.

- That produced a trade surplus of 1.28 trillion yuan in the period.

- Note: Customs is expected to release dollar-denominated trade data later on Thursday. (Reporting by Yawen Chen; Editing by Sam Holmes)