China Nov trade surplus with U.S. at $27.87 bln, up from Oct - customs

BEIJING, Dec 8 (Reuters) - China's trade surplus with the United States expanded in November to $27.87 billion from $26.62 billion in October, according to data from China's customs administration on Friday.

The surplus with the U.S. over the first 11 months of the year was $251.26 billion, customs data showed, compared to $222.98 billion in the Jan-Oct period.

September's surplus of $28.08 billion was the highest on record, a Reuters calculation showed.

(Reporting by Beijing Monitoring Desk; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)