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

Exports from China rose 5.5 percent year-on-year to USD 199.22 billion in August of 2017, slowing from a 7.2 percent rise in the prior month while markets expected a 6.0 percent gain. It was the weakest increase in outbound shipments since a 2 percent fall in February, due to softening global demand. Sales to the US went up 8.4 percent, easing from an 8.9 percent rise in the prior month. Those to the EU countries rose at a slower 5.2 percent (from 10.1 percent in July). In addition, exports to Japan increased less by 1.1 percent (after a 6.6 percent rise in a month earlier). Meantime, exports to South Korea grew at a faster 7.7 percent (from 3.6 percent). Exports in China averaged 606.47 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
2017-07-13 03:00 AM Exports YoY 11.3% 8.7% 8.7%
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 5.5%
2017-11-08 02:00 AM Exports YoY
2017-12-08 02:00 AM Exports YoY


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 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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1992.29 1936.01 2273.72 13.00 1983 - 2017 USD HML Monthly
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