China Current Account Balance

1998 - 2020 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

China Current Account recorded a surplus of 92.2 USD bn in Sep 2020, compared with a surplus of 110.2 USD bn in the previous quarter. China Current Account Balance: USD mn data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1998 to Sep 2020, with an averaged value of 39.7 USD bn. The data reached an all-time high of 133.1 USD bn in Dec 2008 and a record low of -40.3 USD bn in Mar 2018. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 58.1 USD bn in Sep 2020. China Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 33.0 USD bn in Sep 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 79.6 USD bn in Sep 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 3,849.8 USD bn in Sep 2020.

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China Current Account Balance

What was China's Current Account Balance in Sep 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
92,233.6 Sep 2020 110,167.6 Jun 2020 -40,315.1 Mar 2018 133,085.3 Dec 2008 USD mn quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -226.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2020
Algeria (USD mn) -4,010.0 Jun 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2019
Argentina (USD mn) 1,162.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2020
Armenia (USD mn) -143.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2020
Australia (USD mn) 7,171.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 1959 - Sep 2020
Austria (USD mn) 3,901.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1970 - Sep 2020
Azerbaijan (USD mn) -806.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
Bahrain (USD mn) -794.0 2019 yearly 1975 - 2019
Bangladesh (USD mn) 224.0 Sep 2020 monthly Jul 1997 - Sep 2020
Belarus (USD mn) 608.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1995 - Sep 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 48,725.726 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 139,075.255 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Nov 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 13.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 2,413,715.4 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 18.0 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (RMB bn) 50,816.686 2025 yearly 1982 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (RMB bn) 119,832.398 2025 yearly 1995 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (RMB bn) 38,329.759 2025 yearly 1982 - 2025
Foreign Debts: Qtr: Total (USD mn) 2,294,400.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Sep 2020
Foreign Debts: Qtr: Long Term (USD mn) 998,800.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Sep 2020

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