China outstanding foreign debt rises to $1.56 trln at end-June

BEIJING, Sept 29 (Reuters) - China's outstanding foreign debt rose a little over 8 percent to $1.56 trillion at the end of June from $1.44 trillion at the end of the first quarter, the foreign exchange regulator said on Friday.

China's foreign debt in the year-ago period was $1.39 trillion.

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