China Industrial Production  1990-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

China's industrial production rose 5.8 percent year-on-year in September of 2018, after a 6.1 percent gain in the previous month and below market estimates of 6 percent. It was the weakest reading since February 2016, mainly due to a slowdown in manufacturing output (5.7 pct vs 6.1 pct in August). Meanwhile, production growth accelerated for: mining (2.2 pct vs 2 pct) and electricity, gas and water (11 pct vs 9.9 pct). Across industries, production went up at a softer rate for: food processing industry (4.5 pct vs 6 pct); automobile (0.7 pct vs 1.9 pct); and computer, communications (12.6 pct vs 17.1 pct), while output growth was steady for non-metallic mineral products (at 5.2 pct). At the same time, production grew further for: chemicals (5 pct vs 4.8 pct); ferrous metal smelting (10.1 pct vs 9.8 pct); and machinery (5.2 pct vs 3.3 pct). Considering the first nine months 2018, industrial output increased 6.4 percent compared to the same period the prior year. Industrial Production in China averaged 12.14 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
2018-08-14 02:00 AM Industrial Production YoY 6% 6% 6.3% 6.2%
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 5.8% 6.2%
2018-12-14 02:00 AM Industrial Production YoY 6.2%


China Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 50.80 51.30 59.20 38.80 Index Points [+]
Services PMI 53.10 51.50 54.70 50.00 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 54.90 54.20 62.20 50.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing PMI 50.00 50.60 52.30 47.20 [+]
Industrial Production 5.80 6.10 29.40 -21.10 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.50 0.53 1.32 0.13 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 5.70 6.10 11.40 5.70 percent [+]
New Orders 52.00 52.20 65.10 32.30 Index Points [+]
Changes in Inventories 14186.00 11054.00 14186.00 3.00 CNY HML [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 2394100.00 2103400.00 3060271.00 88416.00 [+]
Car Production 2024800.00 1705200.00 2669100.00 215533.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 2060500.00 1789900.00 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 80326.00 81241.00 81241.00 4918.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 2.20 2.00 7.90 -3.80 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 76.80 76.50 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 52.10 52.00 53.70 48.00 [+]
Cement Production 20018.00 19618.10 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 4424870.00 3903810.00 7518710.00 1617.00 CNY Million [+]
Ease of Doing Business 78.00 78.00 99.00 78.00 [+]
Electricity Production 640500.00 640000.00 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 October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.80 6.10 29.40 -21.10 1990 - 2018 percent Monthly




industrial production by Country
Country Last
Argentina -5.60 Aug/18
Australia 3.50 Jun/18
Brazil 2.00 Aug/18
Canada 3.04 Jul/18
China 5.80 Sep/18
Euro Area 0.90 Aug/18
France 1.60 Aug/18
Germany -0.10 Aug/18
India 4.30 Aug/18
Indonesia 9.00 Jul/18
Italy -0.80 Aug/18
Japan 0.20 Aug/18
Mexico 0.20 Aug/18
Netherlands -1.80 Jul/18
Russia 2.10 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 3.44 Mar/18
Singapore 3.30 Aug/18
South Africa 1.30 Aug/18
South Korea 2.50 Aug/18
Spain 1.20 Aug/18
Switzerland 8.30 Jun/18
Turkey 1.70 Aug/18
United Kingdom 1.30 Aug/18
United States 5.10 Sep/18


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