Aug 10 - Chinese shares ended the morning session 1.8 percent lower on Tuesday after trade data for July showed imports were weaker than expected.
Imports were up 22.7 percent in July from a year earlier , lower than the market expected, the General Administration of Customs said. [ID:nBJB003900]
The Shanghai Composite Index .SSEC ended the morning session at 2,623.8 points, reversing a 0.5 percent rise on Monday. ($1=6.77 Yuan) (Reporting by Chen Yixin and Jason Subler)