China Exports  1983-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Exports from China increased by 12.9 percent year-on-year to USD 200.49 billion in April of 2018, recovering from a 2.7 percent decline in the preceding month. Figure was way above market forecasts of a 6.3 percent gain, supported by solid global demand. Outbound shipments of unwrought aluminium and aluminium products, including primary, alloy and semi-finished aluminium products, came in at 451,000 tonnes in April, up from 450,000 tonnes in March and from 430,000 tonnes in April 2017. In addition, sales of steel products rose to 6.48 million tonnes from 5.65 million tonnes in a month earlier and compared with 6.49 million tonnes in April 2017. Exports in China averaged 632.74 USD HML from 1983 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 2317.86 USD HML in December of 2017 and a record low of 13 USD HML in January of 1984.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-03-08 03:00 AM Exports YoY 44.5% 11.1% 13.6%
2018-04-13 03:00 AM Exports YoY -2.7% 44.5% 10%
2018-05-08 03:00 AM Exports YoY 12.9% -2.7% 6.3%
2018-06-08 03:00 AM Exports YoY 12.9%
2018-07-13 03:00 AM Exports YoY
2018-08-08 03:00 AM Exports YoY


China Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 287.80 -49.83 628.33 -319.71 USD HML [+]
Exports 2004.90 1741.22 2317.86 13.00 USD HML [+]
Imports 1716.36 1791.04 1830.94 16.60 USD HML [+]
Current Account -282.00 622.83 1330.85 -282.00 USD HML [+]
Current Account to GDP 1.30 1.80 10.10 -3.70 percent [+]
External Debt 17106.00 14206.57 17799.32 158.28 USD HML [+]
Terms of Trade 99.46 95.61 118.33 81.75 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 286.78 345.10 1310.35 18.32 USD HML [+]
Capital Flows 282.00 39.09 464.08 -1305.58 USD HML [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2917.00 2815.12 2917.00 22.96 Tens of Thousands [+]
Gold Reserves 1842.60 1842.56 1842.60 395.01 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 3729.00 3763.00 4408.00 1012.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 5.54 6.11 6.29 1.47 [+]
Weapons Sales 1131.00 2192.00 2606.00 3.00 USD Million [+]

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China Exports

Export growth has been a major component supporting China's rapid economic expansion. In 2015 and 2016, the exports declined due to weaker global demand but in 2017 it has been back into steady growth path. China major exports are: mechanical and electrical products, high tech products, clothing, textiles, footwear, furniture, plastic products and ceramic, motors and generators and integrated circuits. China’s main export partners are the United States, Hong Kong, the European Union of which Germany, the UK and the Netherlands, ASEAN countries of which Vietnam, Japan, South Korea and India. 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 May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2004.90 1741.22 2317.86 13.00 1983 - 2018 USD HML Monthly
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