China August trade surplus with U.S. rises to $26.23 bln

BEIJING, Sept 8 (Reuters) - China's trade suplus with the United States in August rose to $26.23 billion, compared with $25.2 billion a month earlier, Chinese customs data on Friday showed.

China's Jan-August trade surplus with the U.S. was $168.06 billion.

(Reporting by Beijing Monitoring Desk; Editing by Kim Coghill)