China's service trade value grew 20.7 percent year on year in the first seven months of this year.
That's according to data from the Ministry of Commerce.
Total trade value stood at 3.39 trillion yuan (about 492.6 billion U.S. dollars).
As the China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) gets underway, participants say that they remain upbeat about the development of China's services trade.
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