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

Exports from China rose 8.1 percent year-on-year to USD 198.26 billion in September 2017, below forecasts of 8.8 percent but handily beating August's 5.5 percent. Among major trading partners, exports increased to the US (up 13.8 percent to an all-time high of USD 40.9 billion); the EU (up 10.4 percent to USD 31.9 billion); ASEAN countries (up 10.8 percent to USD 24 billion); South Korea (up 12.4 percent to USD 8.9 billion); Taiwan (up 24.7 percent to USD 4.1 billion); and Australia (up 1.3 percent to USD 3.7 billion). Meanwhile, exports to Japan were unchanged at USD 11.8 billion. Exports in China averaged 609.82 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 TEForecast
2017-08-08 03:00 AM Exports YoY 7.2% 11.3% 10.9%
2017-09-08 02:00 AM Exports YoY 5.5% 7.2% 6%
2017-10-13 02:30 AM Exports YoY 8.1% 5.5% 8.8%
2017-11-08 02:00 AM Exports YoY 8.1%
2017-12-08 02:00 AM Exports YoY


China Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 284.67 419.92 628.33 -319.71 USD HML [+]
Exports 1982.59 1992.29 2273.72 13.00 USD HML [+]
Imports 1697.92 1572.38 1830.94 16.60 USD HML [+]
Current Account 508.87 183.89 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 96.77 97.44 118.33 81.75 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 940.13 815.04 1262.67 18.32 USD HML [+]
Capital Flows -4.49 393.08 464.08 -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 3944.00 3829.00 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 5768041.00 6094426.00 6094426.00 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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1982.59 1992.29 2273.72 13.00 1983 - 2017 USD HML Monthly
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