China's industrial production increased 5.9 percent year-on-year in October 2018, compared to a 5.8 percent advance in September and market expectations of 5.7 percent. Production growth accelerated for both mining (3.8 percent vs 2.2 percent) and manufacturing (6.1 percent vs 5.7 percent) while utilities output expanded slower (6.8 percent vs 11 percent). Across industries, production went up at a faster rate for: communication (14.6 percent vs 12.6 percent); non-metal minerals (7.7 percent vs 5.2 percent); general equipment (6.8 percent vs 6.1 percent); transport equipment (5 percent vs 2.4 percent); machinery (6.8 percent vs 5.2 percent); and textiles (1.1 percent vs 0.8 percent). Meanwhile, ferrous metals output growth was unchanged at 10.1 percent, while production slowed for chemicals (4.4 percent vs 5 percent) and power equipment (5.9 percent vs 11 percent). Considering the first ten months 2018, industrial output increased 6.4 percent compared to the same period the prior year. Industrial Production in China averaged 12.12 percent from 1990 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 29.40 percent in August of 1994 and a record low of -21.10 percent in January of 1990.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-14 02:00 AM Industrial Production YoY 6.1% 6% 6% 6.2%
2018-10-19 02:00 AM Industrial Production YoY 5.8% 6.1% 6% 6.1%
2018-11-14 02:00 AM Industrial Production YoY 5.9% 5.8% 5.7% 5.8%
2018-12-14 02:00 AM Industrial Production YoY 5.9% 6.2%


China Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 50.20 50.80 59.20 38.80 Index Points [+]
Services PMI 50.80 53.10 54.70 50.00 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 53.90 54.90 62.20 50.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing PMI 50.10 50.00 52.30 47.20 [+]
Industrial Production 5.90 5.80 29.40 -21.10 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.48 0.48 1.32 0.13 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 6.10 5.70 11.40 5.70 percent [+]
New Orders 50.80 52.00 65.10 32.30 Index Points [+]
Changes in Inventories 14186.00 11054.00 14186.00 3.00 CNY HML [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 2380100.00 2394062.00 3060271.00 88416.00 [+]
Car Production 2002200.00 2024800.00 2669100.00 215533.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 2046800.00 2060500.00 2672300.00 213534.00 [+]
Internet Speed 7583.32 6295.74 7583.32 635.70 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 98862937.00 104032031.00 119094184.00 28818357.00 IP [+]
Steel Production 80845.00 80326.00 81241.00 4918.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 3.80 2.20 7.90 -3.80 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 76.50 76.80 78.00 72.90 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 72.61 71.76 72.61 4.55 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 28.00 28.00 34.00 26.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 50.50 52.10 53.70 48.00 [+]
Cement Production 20781.00 20018.00 23427.00 781.50 Ten Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Corruption Index 41.00 40.00 41.00 21.60 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 77.00 79.00 100.00 40.00 [+]
Corporate Profits 4917340.00 4424870.00 7518710.00 1617.00 CNY Million [+]
Ease of Doing Business 46.00 78.00 99.00 46.00 [+]
Electricity Production 533000.00 548300.00 640500.00 41760.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]


China Industrial Production

In China, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy such as manufacturing, mining, and utilities. This page provides - China Industrial Production - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. China Industrial Production - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.90 5.80 29.40 -21.10 1990 - 2018 percent Monthly




Country Last
Argentina -11.50 Sep/18
Australia 3.50 Jun/18
Brazil -2.00 Sep/18
Canada 3.04 Jul/18
China 5.90 Oct/18
Euro Area 0.90 Sep/18
France -1.10 Sep/18
Germany 0.80 Sep/18
India 4.50 Sep/18
Indonesia 9.00 Jul/18
Italy 1.30 Sep/18
Japan -2.50 Sep/18
Mexico 1.80 Sep/18
Netherlands -2.10 Sep/18
Russia 3.70 Oct/18
Saudi Arabia 3.44 Mar/18
Singapore -0.20 Sep/18
South Africa 0.10 Sep/18
South Korea -8.40 Sep/18
Spain -0.10 Sep/18
Switzerland 8.30 Jun/18
Turkey -2.70 Sep/18
United Kingdom 0.00 Sep/18
United States 4.10 Oct/18


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