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BRIEF-China's Aug yuan-denominated exports up 6.9 pct y/y, imports up 14.4 pct

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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)