China Current Account  1998-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

China's current account surplus narrowed sharply to USD 52.9 billion in the second quarter of 2017 from USD 65.1 billion in the same period of the previous year, the preliminary estimate showed. The goods trade surplus was recorded at USD 133.2 billion, while the service deficit came in at USD 74.4 billion, the primary income deficit at USD 2.1 billion, and the secondary income gap at USD 3.8 billion. In the first half of 2017, the current account surplus was USD 71.2 billion, equivalent to 1.3 percent of GDP. Current Account in China averaged 413.65 USD HML from 1998 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 1330.85 USD HML in the fourth quarter of 2008 and a record low of -8.96 USD HML in the second quarter of 2001.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2015-08-07 09:30 AM Current Account $76.6B $152.2B


China Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 419.92 466.92 628.33 -319.71 USD HML [+]
Exports 1992.29 1936.01 2273.72 13.00 USD HML [+]
Imports 1571.86 1469.09 1830.94 16.60 USD HML [+]
Current Account 529.00 183.89 1330.85 -8.96 USD HML [+]
Current Account to GDP 1.80 2.70 10.10 -3.70 percent [+]
External Debt 14207.00 14162.00 14207.00 158.28 USD HML [+]
Terms of Trade 97.44 100.00 118.33 81.75 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 836.60 726.60 1262.67 18.32 USD HML [+]
Capital Flows -529.00 393.08 464.08 -1305.58 USD HML [+]
Tourist Arrivals 128.50 161.00 216.60 21.70 Tens of Thousands [+]
Gold Reserves 1842.56 1842.56 1842.56 395.01 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 3829.00 3891.00 4408.00 1012.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Weapons Sales 2123.00 1764.00 2606.00 3.00 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 6.11 6.29 6.29 1.47 [+]
Exports to India 6094426.00 5792670.00 6094426.00 2326991.00 USD THO [+]

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China Current Account

Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid). This page provides - China Current Account - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. China Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
529.00 183.89 1330.85 -8.96 1998 - 2017 USD HML Quarterly
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current account by Country

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Australia -9562.00 Jun/17
Brazil -3403.80 Jul/17
Canada -16319.00 Jun/17
China 529.00 Jun/17
Euro Area 32.50 Jul/17
France -4199.00 Jul/17
Germany 19400.00 Jul/17
India -14300.00 Jun/17
Indonesia -4962.50 Jun/17
Italy 8625.00 Jul/17
Japan 2320.00 Jul/17
Mexico -321.10 Jun/17
Netherlands 15416.30 Jun/17
Russia -300.00 Jun/17
South Korea 7261.30 Jul/17
Spain 1411.00 Jun/17
Switzerland 18748.00 Jun/17
Turkey -5121.00 Jul/17
United Kingdom -16895.00 Mar/17
United States -123137.00 Jun/17