China Exports  1983-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Exports from China rose by 10.9 percent from the previous year to a record value of USD 231.79 billion in December of 2017, after a 12.3 percent growth in the previous month. The figure came above market estimates of a 9.1 percent gain, due to sustained global demand. Exports of refined fuel hit record high of 6.17 million tonnes, above the previous peak of 5.79 million tonnes registered in November. Considering full 2017, outbound shipments grew by 7.9 percent, the most since 2013. Meantime, China's 2017 surplus with the US reached an all-time high of USD 275.81 billion. Exports in China averaged 620.81 USD HML from 1983 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 2317.86 USD HML in December of 2017 and a record low of 13 USD HML in January of 1984.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-11-08 03:00 AM Exports YoY 6.9% 8.1% 7.2%
2017-12-08 03:00 AM Exports YoY 12.3% 6.9% 5.0%
2018-01-12 03:00 AM Exports YoY 10.9% 12.3% 9.1%
2018-02-08 02:00 AM Exports YoY 10.9%
2018-03-08 06:30 AM Exports YoY
2018-04-13 02:00 AM Exports YoY


China Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 546.85 402.14 628.33 -319.71 USD HML [+]
Exports 2317.86 2173.82 2317.86 13.00 USD HML [+]
Imports 1771.01 1771.68 1830.94 16.60 USD HML [+]
Current Account 404.75 508.87 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 97.51 95.98 118.33 81.75 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1343.03 1215.85 1343.03 18.32 USD HML [+]
Capital Flows 142.35 -4.49 464.08 -1305.58 USD HML [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2815.12 2598.54 2815.12 22.96 Tens of Thousands [+]
Gold Reserves 1842.56 1842.56 1842.56 395.01 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 3779.00 3758.00 4408.00 1012.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 5.54 6.11 6.29 1.47 [+]
Weapons Sales 2123.00 1764.00 2606.00 3.00 USD Million [+]
Exports to India 6546000.00 6202592.00 6546000.00 2326991.00 USD THO [+]

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China Exports

Export growth has been a major component supporting China's rapid economic expansion. In the last 2 years, the exports declined due to weaker global demand but China's proportion of global exports rose to 13.8 percent in 2015 from 12.3 percent in 2014. China major exports are: mechanical and electrical products (41 percent of total exports), high tech products (20 percent), labor-intensive industries like clothing, textiles, footwear, furniture, plastic products and ceramic (16 percent), motors and generators (5 percent) and integrated circuits (5 percent). China’s main export partners are the United States (18 percent of total exports), Hong Kong (15 percent), the European Union (16 percent, of which Germany, the UK and the Netherlands account for 3 percent each), ASEAN countries (12 percent, of which Vietnam accounts for 3 percent), Japan (6 percent), South Korea (4 percent) and India (3 percent). This page provides - China Exports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. China Exports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2317.86 2173.82 2317.86 13.00 1983 - 2017 USD HML Monthly
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