BEIJING, Sept 8 (Reuters) - China's exports denominated in yuan rose 6.9 percent in August from a year earlier, the General Administration of Customs said on Friday.
* Yuan-denominated imports rose 14.4 percent y/y in August
* That produced a trade surplus of 286.5 billion yuan in August
* Note: Customs is expected to release dollar-denominated trade data later on Friday. Economists polled by Reuters expected exports rose 6.0 percent in dollar terms y/y (vs July
+7.2 pct), with imports seen up 10.0 percent (July +11.0 pct) (Reporting by Beijing Monitoring Desk; Editing by)