China Exports  1983-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Exports from China rose 8.7 percent from a year earlier to USD 191.0 billion in May of 2017, faster than an 8 percent rise in the prior month and beating market estimates of a 7 percent gain. Considering the first five months of 2017, outbound shipments rose 8.2 percent, driven by rice (84.2 percent), coal and ignite (99.3 percent), coke (91.2 percent), crude (162.2 percent), refined oil (47.8 percent) and plastic products (15.0 percent). Exports were higher to India (17.5 percent), Japan (6.4 percent), South Korea (14.2 percent), Taiwan (7.4 percent), ASEAN countries (11.2 percent), the EU countries (8.1 percent), Russia (22.0 percent), South Africa (15.9 percent), Brazil (35.4 percent), the US (11.5 percent), Australia (11.0 percent) and New Zealand (11.2 percent). In contrast, sales declined to Hong Kong (-4.1 percent). Exports in China averaged 596.54 USD HML from 1983 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 2273.72 USD HML in December of 2014 and a record low of 13 USD HML in January of 1984.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-04-13 02:00 AM Mar 16.4% -1.3% 3.2%
2017-05-08 04:00 AM Apr 8.0% 16.4% 10.4%
2017-06-08 03:00 AM May 8.7% 8.0% 7%
2017-07-13 02:00 AM Jun 8.7%
2017-08-08 02:00 AM Jul
2017-09-08 02:00 AM Aug




China Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 407.90 380.33 628.33 -319.71 USD HML [+]
Exports 1910.30 1799.88 2273.72 13.00 USD HML [+]
Imports 1502.20 1419.56 1830.94 16.60 USD HML [+]
Current Account 190.00 118.11 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 94.15 92.03 118.33 81.75 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 341.08 415.50 1262.67 18.32 USD HML [+]
Capital Flows -190.00 464.08 464.08 -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 3929.00 3855.00 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 5949567.00 5533093.00 5949567.00 2326991.00 USD THO [+]

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China Exports Notes

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 June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1910.30 1799.88 2273.72 13.00 1983 - 2017 USD HML Monthly
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