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

Exports from China rose 7.2 percent year-on-year to USD 193.6 billion in July of 2017, easing from an 11.3 percent rise in the prior month and missing market expectations of 10.9 percent. It was the weakest growth since February, as exports to most major trading partners slowed, mainly to the US, South Korea and the EU. Meanwhile, exports to Japan rose at a faster pace. Considering January to July 2017, exports rose 8.3 percent to USD 1,240.8 billion from USD 1,145.9 billion in the same period of 2016. Exports in China averaged 603.09 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)
2017-06-08 03:00 AM May 8.7% 8.0% 7%
2017-07-13 03:00 AM Jun 11.3% 8.7% 8.7%
2017-08-08 03:00 AM Jul 7.2% 11.3% 10.9%
2017-09-08 02:00 AM Aug 7.2%
2017-10-13 02:30 AM Sep
2017-11-08 02:00 AM Oct


China Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 467.36 428.10 628.33 -319.71 USD HML [+]
Exports 1936.46 1965.80 2273.72 13.00 USD HML [+]
Imports 1469.09 1537.70 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 100.00 93.78 118.33 81.75 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 726.60 656.46 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 3891.00 3903.00 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 5792670.00 6087765.00 6087765.00 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 August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1936.46 1965.80 2273.72 13.00 1983 - 2017 USD HML Monthly
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