Exports from China grew by 27.9% yoy to USD 263.92 billion in May 2021, easing from a 32.2% surge in April and compared with market consensus of 32.1%. This marked the eleventh straight month of increase in outbound shipments, as more countries reopened their economies although higher raw material costs, global chip shortage, logistics bottlenecks and lower capacity in Guangdong due to the coronavirus outbreak weighed on sales. Exports increased for unwrought aluminium and products (15.6%), steel products (19.8%) and rare earth (45.6%) but fell for grains (-34.3%) and autoprocessing products and parts (-4%). Exports from all major trading partners rose: Japan (5%), South Korea (29.9%), Taiwan (31.3%), the EU (12.6%), the US (20.6%), Australia (1.4%), and ASEAN (40.6%). Considering the first five months of the year, exports jumped 40.2%. source: General Administration of Customs

Exports in China averaged 712.58 USD HML from 1981 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 2818.32 USD HML in December of 2020 and a record low of 12.50 USD HML in February of 1983. This page provides - China Exports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. China Exports - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2021.

Exports in China is expected to be 2550.00 USD HML by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Exports in China to stand at 3200.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the China Exports is projected to trend around 3210.00 USD HML in 2022 and 3300.00 USD HML in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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China Exports

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2639.22 2639.24 2818.32 12.50 1981 - 2021 USD HML Monthly
Current Prices, NSA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-03-07 03:00 AM Jan-Feb 60.6% 18.1% 38.9% 35%
2021-04-13 03:00 AM Mar 30.6% 60.6% 35.5%
2021-05-07 03:00 AM Apr 32.3% 30.6% 24.1% 35%
2021-06-07 03:00 AM May 27.9% 32.3% 32.1% 31%


News Stream
China Exports Rise Less than Estimated
Exports from China grew by 27.9% yoy to USD 263.92 billion in May 2021, easing from a 32.2% surge in April and compared with market consensus of 32.1%. This marked the eleventh straight month of increase in outbound shipments, as more countries reopened their economies although higher raw material costs, global chip shortage, logistics bottlenecks and lower capacity in Guangdong due to the coronavirus outbreak weighed on sales. Exports increased for unwrought aluminium and products (15.6%), steel products (19.8%) and rare earth (45.6%) but fell for grains (-34.3%) and autoprocessing products and parts (-4%). Exports from all major trading partners rose: Japan (5%), South Korea (29.9%), Taiwan (31.3%), the EU (12.6%), the US (20.6%), Australia (1.4%), and ASEAN (40.6%). Considering the first five months of the year, exports jumped 40.2%.
2021-06-07
China Export Growth Beats Estimates
Exports from China surged 32.3 percent year-on-year to USD 263.92 billion in April 2021, accelerating from a 30.6 percent rise in March and easily beating market consensus of a 24.1 percent growth. This was the tenth straight month of increase in exports, amid an improving global demand and higher commodity prices. Among major trading partners, exports surged to the US (31.2 percent), South Korea (23.1 percent), Japan (0.4 percent), Taiwan (30.1 percent), Australia (19.7 percent, the ASEAN countries (42.1 percent) and the EU (23.8 percent). Considering the first four months of the year, exports jumped 44 percent from a year earlier to USD 973.7 billion.
2021-05-07
China Export Growth Remains Robust
Exports from China soared 30.6 percent year-on-year to USD 241.1 billion in March 2021, slowing from a record 154.9 percent growth in February and missing market consensus of a 35.5 percent growth. Still, the data suggested the world's second largest economy will continue to gather momentum, as global demand consolidates its recovery amid progress in worldwide COVID-19 vaccination. Among major trade partners, exports were up to the US (53.3 percent), the EU (45.9 percent), ASEAN (14.4 percent), Japan (7.6 percent), South Korea (20.9 percent), Taiwan (25.5 percent) and Australia (23.1 percent).
2021-04-13
China Exports Surges 61% in January-February
Exports from China surged 60.6 percent year-on-year to USD 468.87 billion in January-February 2021 combined, far above market estimates of a 38.9 percent rise and accelerating from an 18.1 percent growth in December 2020, amid soaring global demand and improving manufacturing activity in the US and the EU on the trail of coronavirus pandemic. Exports of refined oil rose by 1.9 percent from a year earlier to 10.96 million ton, while those of steel jumped 29.9 percent to 10.14 million ton. Considering February only, exports soared 154.9 percent from a year earlier to USD 204.85 billion
2021-03-07

China Exports
Export growth has been a major component supporting China's rapid economic expansion. In 2019 China's exports increased 0.5 percent, slowing sharply from a 10 percent rise in 2018, with sales to the US falling sharply amid ongoing trade tensions. Machinery and transport equipment accounted for 48 percent of total exports, in particular electrical machinery, apparatus and appliances (14 percent), telecommunications and sound recording and reproducing apparatus and equipment (12 percent), office machines and automatic data processing machines (8 percent), and general industrial machinery and equipment, and machine parts (5 percent). Other major export categories were: miscellaneous manufactured articles (23 percent) on the back of furniture and parts thereof (3 percent); manufactured goods classified chiefly by material (16 percent) such as textile yarn, fabrics, made-up articles (5 percent), manufactures of metals (4 percent) and iron and steel (2 percent); chemicals and related products (6 percent); and food and live animals (3 percent). The EU and US were the largest destinations of China's shipments, accounting for 17 percent of exports each, followed by Hong Kong (11 percent), Japan (6 percent), South Korea (4 percent), Vietnam (4 percent), Germany (3 percent), India (3 percent) and the Netherlands (3 percent). The UK, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Russia, Australia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines accounted for 2 percent each.
China Exports by Country Last Previous
European Union 45278100.00 40132200.00 USD THO Feb/20
United States 44885900.00 42050300.00 USD THO May/21
Hong Kong 26672700.00 27245600.00 USD THO May/21
Japan 13924400.00 13711400.00 USD THO May/21
Vietnam 11996900.00 12824700.00 USD THO May/21
Germany 9017500.00 9762400.00 USD THO May/21
Netherlands 7451600.00 7676800.00 USD THO May/21
United Kingdom 7117900.00 6834300.00 USD THO May/21
India 6946200.00 7818100.00 USD THO May/21
Taiwan 6470000.00 6712700.00 USD THO May/21
Thailand 6030500.00 6084600.00 USD THO May/21
Malaysia 5889900.00 6243000.00 USD THO May/21
Mexico 5117708.00 5059510.00 USD THO May/21
Australia 4911700.00 5250700.00 USD THO May/21
Philippines 4868800.00 4661700.00 USD THO May/21
Russia 4731100.00 5128200.00 USD THO May/21
Indonesia 4546200.00 4999100.00 USD THO May/21
Brazil 4129300.00 3917100.00 USD THO May/21
Singapore 3996900.00 4537300.00 USD THO May/21
France 3849100.00 3588400.00 USD THO May/21
China Exports by Category Last Previous
Mechanical & Electrical Products 153342600.00 154727700.00 USD THO May/21
Machinery & Transport Equipment 123893457.31 126486809.00 USD THO May/21
High-&-new-tech Products 72954800.00 76130400.00 USD THO May/21
Automatic Data Proc. Eq. & Components 18805800.00 19279100.00 USD THO May/21
Integrated Circuit 11272700.00 11734700.00 USD THO May/21
Digital Automatic Data Proc. Equip. 10983714.00 12073583.00 USD THO Apr/21
Handled Wireless Phone and Its Parts 9663100.00 11112400.00 USD THO May/21
Mobile Telephone 9663086.00 11112379.00 USD THO May/21
Plastic Products 8175100.00 8018600.00 USD THO May/21
Iron & Steel Products 7652833.14 7354588.00 USD THO May/21
Agricultural Products 6873900.00 6624900.00 USD THO May/21
Furniture & Related Products 6293800.00 6236300.00 USD THO May/21
Steel Products 6017000.00 7401200.00 USD THO May/21
Auto Parts 5983500.00 5997300.00 USD THO May/21
Food & Live Animals 5637172.00 5245041.00 USD THO May/21
Iron & Steel 4916773.63 6197536.00 USD THO May/21
Pharmaceutical Products 4853258.00 4563045.00 USD THO May/21
Medicinal & Pharmaceutical Products 3877108.72 3668215.00 USD THO May/21
Lamps, Lighting Fixtures and Parts 3768300.00 3355500.00 USD THO May/21
Diode & Semiconductors 3683980.00 3783855.00 USD THO May/21

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