"up": adjective or preposition

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anhnha

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In 2011 two-way trade turnover between the two countries reached $167 million, up 9.8 percent over 2010.
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I think the phrase "
up 9.8 percent over 2010" means "which (turnover) was up 9.8 percent over 2010".
However, I am a bit confused about the word "up". Is it an adjective or preposition here?
 
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anhnha

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I think it is a preposition but adjective seems appropriate to me.
 
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