Industrial capacity utilization rate in China increased to 76.4 in the second quarter of 2019 from 75.9 in the previous period. The utilization rate rose for both mining (74.6 vs 73.1 in Q1) and manufacturing industries (76.9 vs 76.3). Meanwhile, the utilization rate of electricity, heat, and gas, water production fell (70.8 vs 71.6). Considering the first half of the year, the utilization rate was 76.2 percent, down 0.5 percentage points from the same period in 2018. Capacity Utilization in China averaged 74.99 percent from 2013 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 78.0 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017 and a record low of 72.90 percent in the first quarter of 2016.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-10-20 01:30 AM Industrial Capacity Utilization Q3 76.5% 76.8% 77%
2019-01-21 02:00 AM Industrial Capacity Utilization Q4 76.0% 76.5% 76.7%
2019-04-17 02:00 AM Industrial Capacity Utilization Q1 75.9% 76.0% 76%
2019-07-15 02:00 AM Industrial Capacity Utilization Q2 76.4% 75.9% 75.7%
2019-10-18 02:00 AM Industrial Capacity Utilization Q3 76.4% 76.5%


China Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 49.50 49.70 59.20 38.80 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 53.80 53.70 62.20 50.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing PMI 50.40 49.90 52.30 47.20 [+]
Services PMI 52.10 51.60 54.70 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 4.40 4.80 29.40 -21.10 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.32 0.19 1.32 0.13 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 4.30 4.50 11.40 4.30 percent [+]
New Orders 49.70 49.80 65.10 32.30 Index Points [+]
Changes in Inventories 15873.10 14185.80 15873.10 3.00 CNY HML [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 1958000.00 1808472.00 3060271.00 88416.00 [+]
Car Production 1693000.00 1523000.00 2669100.00 215533.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 1653000.00 1528000.00 2672300.00 213534.00 [+]
Internet Speed 7583.32 6295.74 7583.32 635.70 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 98862937.00 104032031.00 119094184.00 28818357.00 IP [+]
Mining Production 3.70 6.60 7.90 -3.80 percent [+]
Steel Production 85223.00 87533.00 89091.00 4918.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Capacity Utilization 76.40 75.90 78.00 72.90 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 72.61 71.76 72.61 4.55 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 28.00 28.00 34.00 26.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 51.60 50.90 53.70 48.00 [+]
Cement Production 21018.20 21003.00 23427.00 781.50 Ten Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Corruption Index 39.00 41.00 41.00 21.60 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 87.00 77.00 100.00 40.00 [+]
Corporate Profits 3497700.00 2984000.00 7518710.00 1617.00 CNY Million [+]
Ease of Doing Business 46.00 78.00 99.00 46.00 [+]
Electricity Production 657300.00 583400.00 657300.00 41760.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]


China Industrial Capacity Utilization

In China, Capacity Utilization is the difference between the potential and actual use of an input. Capacity utilization is high when actual output is close to potential output because the most use is being made of labor and capital. The survey includes about 90,000 industrial enterprises. This page provides - China Capacity Utilization- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. China Industrial Capacity Utilization - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
76.40 75.90 78.00 72.90 2013 - 2019 percent Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina 58.70 Jul/19
Australia 82.04 Aug/19
Brazil 77.70 Jul/19
Canada 83.30 Jun/19
China 76.40 Jun/19
Euro Area 81.90 Sep/19
France 83.40 Sep/19
Germany 83.90 Sep/19
India 76.10 Mar/19
Indonesia 77.18 Jun/19
Italy 77.20 Jun/19
Japan 102.30 Jul/19
Mexico 82.60 Jul/19
Netherlands 84.30 Sep/19
Russia 63.00 Aug/19
South Africa 81.70 Mar/19
South Korea 101.60 Jul/19
Spain 80.90 Sep/19
Switzerland 79.89 Sep/19
Turkey 76.60 Aug/19
United Kingdom 79.00 Sep/19
United States 77.88 Aug/19


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