China Business Confidence Growth

2006 - 2024 | Monthly | % Point | CEIC Data

Key information about China Business Confidence Growth

  • China Business Confidence dropped by 1.8 % in Jan 2024, compared with an increase of 4.0 % YoY in the previous month.
  • China Business Confidence: YoY Change is updated monthly, available from Jan 2006 to Jan 2024, with an averaged rate of -0.2 %.
  • The data reached an all-high of 32.8 % in Nov 2009 and a record low of -33.2 % in Nov 2008.

CEIC calculates Business Confidence Change from monthly Purchasing Manager Index. The National Bureau of Statistics provides Purchasing Manager Index with range from 0 to 100 with neutral point 50. Business Confidence covers Manufacturing sector only.

View China's Business Confidence Growth from Jan 2006 to Jan 2024 in the chart:

China Business Confidence Growth

What was China's Business Confidence Growth in Jan 2024?

China Business Confidence dropped by 1.8 % in Jan 2024, compared with an increase of 4.0 % YoY in the previous month. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-1.8 Jan 2024 4.0 Dec 2023 -33.2 Nov 2008 32.8 Nov 2009 % Point monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2024

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (% Point) 6.2 Dec 2023 quarterly Jun 2017 - Dec 2023
Armenia (% Point) -3.7 Jun 2016 quarterly Sep 2006 - Jun 2016
Australia (% Point) -1.0 Dec 2023 monthly Jul 2013 - Dec 2023
Austria (% Point) -12.0 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1986 - Dec 2023
Belarus (% Point) -9.6 Aug 2014 monthly Dec 2006 - Aug 2014
Belgium (% Point) -5.3 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1981 - Jan 2024
Brazil (% Point) 8.6 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2010 - Jan 2024
Bulgaria (% Point) -0.7 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2024
Canada (% Point) -7.2 Jan 2024 monthly Dec 2001 - Jan 2024
Chile (% Point) 5.4 Jan 2024 monthly Nov 2004 - Jan 2024
China (% Point) -1.8 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2024
Colombia (% Point) -3.1 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1981 - Dec 2023
Croatia (% Point) 4.2 Jan 2024 monthly May 2009 - Jan 2024
Cyprus (% Point) -8.8 Dec 2023 monthly May 2003 - Dec 2023
Czech Republic (% Point) -3.6 Jan 2024 monthly Mar 1994 - Jan 2024
Denmark (% Point) 8.0 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2024
Ecuador (% Point) -0.2 Dec 2023 monthly Feb 2011 - Dec 2023
Estonia (% Point) -8.4 Jan 2024 monthly May 2002 - Jan 2024
European Union (% Point) -8.5 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1986 - Jan 2024
Finland (% Point) -10.1 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2024
France (% Point) -2.0 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1986 - Jan 2024
Georgia (% Point) 1.6 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2014 - Sep 2023
Germany (% Point) -14.7 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1992 - Jan 2024
Ghana (%) 20.1 Dec 2023 monthly Dec 2013 - Dec 2023
Greece (% Point) -6.2 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1986 - Jan 2024
Hong Kong SAR, China (% Point) -5.0 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2024
Hungary (% Point) -0.2 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1997 - Jan 2024
Iceland (% Point) -6.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2023
India (% Point) -2.6 Mar 2024 quarterly Jun 2001 - Mar 2024
Indonesia (% Point) 5.3 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2024
Israel (% Point) -11.7 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2016 - Jan 2024
Italy (% Point) -6.1 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1986 - Jan 2024
Japan (% Point) 4.0 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2024
Kazakhstan (% Point) -2.0 Jun 2023 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2023
South Korea (% Point) 9.0 Mar 2024 monthly Feb 2004 - Mar 2024
Latvia (% Point) -6.9 May 2023 monthly Apr 1994 - May 2023
Lithuania (% Point) 10.4 Dec 2023 monthly Apr 2004 - Dec 2023
Luxembourg (% Point) -5.1 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1986 - Jan 2024
North Macedonia (% Point) -2.9 Dec 2022 monthly Apr 2002 - Dec 2022
Malaysia (% Point) 3.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2023
Malta (% Point) -5.0 Jan 2024 monthly Nov 2003 - Jan 2024
Mauritius (% Point) -9.1 Jun 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2019
Mexico (% Point) 6.6 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2024
Mozambique (% Point) 8.9 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2021
Netherlands (% Point) -5.5 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1986 - Jan 2024
New Zealand (% Point) -7.4 May 2023 monthly Aug 2003 - May 2023
Nigeria (% Point) -9.8 Oct 2023 monthly Jul 2015 - Oct 2023
Norway (% Point) 1.9 Jan 2024 monthly Feb 2005 - Jan 2024
Palestinian Territory (% Point) -43.1 Jan 2024 monthly Apr 2014 - Jan 2024
Peru (% Point) 23.9 Jan 2024 monthly Apr 2003 - Jan 2024
Philippines (% Point) 12.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Jun 2002 - Dec 2023
Poland (% Point) -2.7 May 2023 monthly Jul 2006 - May 2023
Portugal (% Point) -2.3 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1988 - Jan 2024
Qatar (% Point) -3.6 Mar 2020 quarterly Jun 2015 - Mar 2020
Romania (% Point) 0.4 Jan 2024 monthly Jul 1992 - Jan 2024
Russia (% Point) 1.0 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2024
Serbia (% Point) 2.9 Jan 2024 monthly May 2014 - Jan 2024
Singapore (% Point) 1.8 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2024
Slovakia (% Point) 4.0 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - Jan 2024
Slovenia (% Point) -4.1 Jan 2024 monthly May 1996 - Jan 2024
South Africa (% Point) -16.3 Jan 2024 monthly Sep 2000 - Jan 2024
Spain (% Point) -4.9 Oct 2023 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2023
Sri Lanka (% Point) -8.2 May 2023 monthly May 2016 - May 2023
Sweden (% Point) 0.8 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2002 - Jan 2024
Switzerland (% Point) -12.4 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2024
Taiwan (% Point) -3.2 Mar 2018 monthly May 2013 - Mar 2018
Thailand (% Point) -3.6 Jan 2024 monthly Feb 2000 - Jan 2024
Turkey (% Point) -0.5 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2008 - Jan 2024
Ukraine (% Point) 32.1 Jun 2023 quarterly Sep 2013 - Jun 2023
United Kingdom (% Point) 8.4 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1986 - Dec 2020
United States (% Point) 3.4 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1949 - Jan 2024
Uruguay (% Point) -4.1 Dec 2023 monthly Oct 1999 - Dec 2023

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2023
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -272,527.380 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2023
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 177,992.213 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2023
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 12.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
National Government Debt (USD mn) 3,750,692.5 2022 yearly 2005 - 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 22.7 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2023
Forecast: Government Expenditure (RMB bn) 58,979.220 2028 yearly 1982 - 2028
Forecast: Government Net Debt (RMB bn) 174,424.650 2028 yearly 1995 - 2028
Forecast: Government Revenue (RMB bn) 45,901.290 2028 yearly 1982 - 2028
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.732 2028 yearly 1998 - 2028
Export to Import Ratio (%) 133.003 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1992 - Dec 2023
Trade Balance (USD mn) 75,340.4 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1992 - Dec 2023
Total Exports (USD mn) 303,618.3 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1992 - Dec 2023
Total Exports Growth (%) 28.1 Oct 2021 monthly May 2009 - Oct 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 26,004,555.285 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 7,336,060.515 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 16,671,966.370 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Total Imports (USD mn) 228,278.0 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1992 - Dec 2023
Total Imports Growth (%) 20.8 Oct 2021 monthly May 2009 - Oct 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 23,784,262.340 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 16,976,456.488 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 42,243.658 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1981 - Dec 2023
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 14,937.852 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1981 - Dec 2023
Trade Index: Export: Quantum (Prev Year=100) 113.302 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2005 - Dec 2023
Trade Index: Export: Value (Prev Year=100) 103.783 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2005 - Dec 2023
Trade Index: Export: Unit Value (Prev Year=100) 91.599 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2005 - Dec 2023
Trade Index: Import: Unit Value (Prev Year=100) 98.020 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2005 - Dec 2023
Trade Index: Import: Value (Prev Year=100) 101.558 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2005 - Dec 2023
Trade Index: Import: Quantum (Prev Year=100) 103.609 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2005 - Dec 2023
Automobile: Exports: Total (USD mn) 16,715.645 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2023
Automobile: Exports: MC: Bus (USD mn) 2,372.397 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2023
Automobile: Exports: MC: Sedan (USD mn) 1,365.371 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2023
Automobile: Exports: Motorcycle (USD mn) 573.149 Dec 2023 monthly Mar 2003 - Dec 2023
Automobile: Imports: Total (USD mn) 7,191.282 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2023
Imports: Other, Apparatus Based on the Use of X-rays for Medical (USD th) 66,760.689 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2018
Imports: Computed Tomography Apparatus (USD th) 92,098.563 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2018
Exports: Massage Apparatus (USD th) 172,419.213 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2018
Exports: Other Needles, Catheters, Cannulae and the Like (USD th) 96,906.178 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2018
Imports: Other Needles, Catheters, Cannulae and the Like (USD th) 152,633.684 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2018
Exports: Adhesive Plasters (USD th) 45,585.795 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2018
CN: Steel: Import: Steel Product: Rod & Bar (Ton th) 68.818 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2023
CN: Steel: Import: Steel Product: Sheet & Plate (Ton th) 557.351 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2023
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 53,339.2 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 62,780.5 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 1.4 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) -11,800.0 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.3 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -22,632.239 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.5 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -10,862.5 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -11,769.716 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
External Debt (USD mn) 2,382,876.0 Sep 2023 quarterly Jun 2003 - Sep 2023
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 13.7 2022 yearly 1985 - 2022
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 1,331,100.0 Sep 2023 quarterly Jun 2003 - Sep 2023
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 7.4 2022 yearly 1985 - 2022
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 160.975 2028 yearly 1997 - 2028
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 2,856,511.882 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2023
BoP: Current Account (CA) (USD mn) 62,780.533 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
BoP: CA: Credit (USD mn) 961,900.000 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
BoP: CA: Debit (USD mn) -898,869.022 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
BoP: CA: Services (USD mn) -66,245.840 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
BoP: CA: Goods: Export (USD mn) 809,983.057 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
BoP: CA: Goods: Import (USD mn) -649,200.000 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
BoP: CA: Primary Income (USD mn) -34,600.000 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 68,055.285 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
BoP: CA: Secondary Income (USD mn) 2,300.000 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (USD mn) 7,600.000 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
BoP: Capital Account (USD mn) -100.000 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (USD mn) -200.000 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
BoP: Financial Account (FA) (USD mn) -62,200.950 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Debit (USD mn) -5,300.000 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
BoP: CA: Services: Credit (USD mn) 76,200.000 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
BoP: FA: Liability (USD mn) -46,104.972 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
BoP: FA: Non-reserve: Liability (USD mn) -46,104.972 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
BoP: FA: Asset (USD mn) -16,095.978 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
BoP: FA: Non-reserve: Asset (USD mn) -54,324.358 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
BoP: FA: Non-reserve (USD mn) -100,700.000 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
BoP: FA: Reserve Asset (USD mn) 38,200.000 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -438.385 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
BoP: CA: Services: Debit (USD mn) -142,381.565 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) -102,600.000 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
BoP: Capital Account: Credit (USD mn) 30.297 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
BoP: CA: Goods (USD mn) 160,900.000 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2023
CN: FDI: Utilized: ytd: Manufacturing (USD mn) 41,174.210 Dec 2018 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2018
CN: FDI: Utilized: ytd: Mfg: Comm, Computer & Other Electronic Eq (USD mn) 8,408.270 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2018
CN: FDI: Utilized: ytd: Wholesale and Retail Trade (USD mn) 9,766.890 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2018
CN: FDI: Utilized: ytd: Real Estate (USD mn) 22,467.400 Dec 2018 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2018
CN: FDI: Utilized: ytd: Leasing and Commercial Service (USD mn) 18,874.590 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2018
Outward Investment: Latin America: British Virgin Islands (USD mn) 9,115.950 2022 yearly 2003 - 2022
Outward Investment: Asia: Singapore (USD mn) 8,295.380 2022 yearly 2003 - 2022
Outward Investment: Latin America: Cayman Islands (USD mn) 5,762.380 2022 yearly 2003 - 2022
Outward Investment: Leasing and Commercial Service (USD mn) 43,480.000 2022 yearly 2003 - 2022
Outward Investment: Information Transmission, Software and Information Technolog... (USD mn) 1,690.000 2022 yearly 2003 - 2022
Outward Investment: Manufacturing (USD mn) 27,150.000 2022 yearly 2003 - 2022
Outward Investment: Wholesale and Retail Trade (USD mn) 21,170.000 2022 yearly 2003 - 2022
Outward Investment: Financial Intermediation (USD mn) 22,120.000 2022 yearly 2006 - 2022
Outward Investment: Hong Kong (USD mn) 97,534.230 2022 yearly 2003 - 2022
Outward Investment: United States (USD mn) 7,292.080 2022 yearly 2003 - 2022
Industrial Enterprise: No of Loss Making Enterprise (Unit) 103,994.000 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1995 - Dec 2023
No of Business Entity: New Registration: ytd: Company (Unit mn) 9.040 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 2008 - Dec 2021
QFII: No of Institution: accumulated (Unit) 281.000 Apr 2015 monthly May 2003 - Apr 2015
QFII: Approved Investment Fund: accumulated (USD mn) 116,259.000 May 2020 monthly Jun 2003 - May 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.6 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2023
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 63.3 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2023
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 441,007.303 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 9,272,053.180 Sep 2023 monthly Jan 1997 - Sep 2023
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 39,662,938.596 Sep 2023 monthly Jan 1997 - Sep 2023
M2 Growth (%) 8.7 Jan 2024 monthly Mar 1997 - Jan 2024
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 7.0 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1985 - Feb 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 3,219,320.0 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1989 - Jan 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 14.2 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2023
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 148,229.000 Jan 2024 monthly Dec 1977 - Jan 2024
Total Deposits (USD mn) 40,425,662.383 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1997 - Jan 2024
Total Deposits Growth (%) 9.2 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2024
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 45,886,765.9 Dec 2023 monthly Jun 1999 - Dec 2023
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 10.5 Dec 2023 monthly Jun 2000 - Dec 2023
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 21.300 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2023
Credit to Households (USD bn) 11,038.599 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2023
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 40,431.953 Mar 2023 quarterly Dec 1985 - Mar 2023
Household Debt (USD mn) 11,280,735.4 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2023
Total Loans (USD mn) 33,834,887.475 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1997 - Jan 2024
Total Loans Growth (%) 10.36 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2024
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 194.99 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 1992 - Sep 2023
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Trade Policy Uncertainty Index (Index) 240.851 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2023
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -1.8 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2024
Lagging Index (2015=100) 99.353 Feb 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2020
Coincident Index (2015=100) 76.044 Feb 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2020
Leading Index (2015=100) 92.852 Feb 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2020

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