China Forecast: Current Account Balance

1997 - 2026 | Yearly | USD bn | International Monetary Fund

China Current Account Balance is forecasted to be 273.530 USD bn in Dec 2021 as reported by International Monetary Fund. It records a decrease from the last reported number of 298.800 USD bn in Dec 2020. Looking ahead, China Current Account Balance is projected to stand at 128.763 USD bn in Dec 2026. The data is updated yearly and is categorized in CEIC under World Trend Plus’s Country Forecast – Table IMF.WEO: BPM6: Current Account: USD.

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China Forecast: Current Account Balance

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
128.763 2026 160.235 2025 17.405 2001 420.569 2008 USD bn yearly 1997 - 2026

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Afghanistan (USD bn) 0.902 2026 yearly 2002 - 2026
Albania (USD bn) -1.766 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Algeria (USD bn) -9.579 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Angola (USD bn) -0.457 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Antigua and Barbuda (USD bn) -0.133 2026 yearly 2014 - 2026
Argentina (USD bn) 2.041 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Armenia (USD bn) -1.040 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Aruba (USD bn) 0.051 2026 yearly 1999 - 2026
Australia (USD bn) -24.352 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Austria (USD bn) 13.339 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Azerbaijan (USD bn) 0.172 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Bahamas (USD bn) -1.097 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bahrain (USD bn) -2.363 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bangladesh (USD bn) -10.942 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Barbados (USD bn) -0.199 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Belarus (USD bn) -1.290 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Belgium (USD bn) -3.140 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Belize (USD bn) -0.158 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Benin (USD bn) -1.025 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bhutan (USD bn) 0.090 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bolivia (USD bn) -2.890 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD bn) -0.977 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
Botswana (USD bn) 0.073 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Brazil (USD bn) -36.361 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Brunei (USD bn) 1.242 2026 yearly 1981 - 2026
Bulgaria (USD bn) 0.849 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Burkina Faso (USD bn) -1.654 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Burundi (USD bn) -0.585 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Cambodia (USD bn) -2.472 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Cameroon (USD bn) -1.030 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Canada (USD bn) -47.722 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Cape Verde (USD bn) -0.078 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Central African Republic (USD bn) -0.218 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Chad (USD bn) -0.773 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Chile (USD bn) -3.689 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
China (USD bn) 128.763 2026 yearly 1997 - 2026
Colombia (USD bn) -15.501 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Comoros (USD bn) -0.070 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Congo (USD bn) -0.211 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Costa Rica (USD bn) -2.153 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Croatia (USD bn) 0.677 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Cyprus (USD bn) -1.260 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Czech Republic (USD bn) 0.986 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Democratic Republic of Congo (USD bn) -2.535 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Denmark (USD bn) 37.438 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Djibouti (USD bn) 0.153 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Dominica (USD bn) -0.066 2026 yearly 2014 - 2026
Dominican Republic (USD bn) -3.253 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ecuador (USD bn) 1.643 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Egypt (USD bn) -15.245 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
El Salvador (USD bn) -1.503 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Equatorial Guinea (USD bn) -2.205 2026 yearly 1987 - 2026
Eritrea (USD bn) 0.317 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Estonia (USD bn) -0.165 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Swaziland (USD bn) 0.260 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ethiopia (USD bn) -4.449 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Fiji (USD bn) -0.331 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Finland (USD bn) 2.698 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
France (USD bn) -30.013 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Gabon (USD bn) 0.246 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Gambia (USD bn) -0.243 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Georgia (USD bn) -1.394 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Germany (USD bn) 356.379 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ghana (USD bn) -3.960 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Greece (USD bn) -9.037 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Grenada (USD bn) -0.166 2026 yearly 2014 - 2026
Guatemala (USD bn) -0.674 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Guinea (USD bn) -2.333 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Guinea-Bissau (USD bn) -0.087 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Guyana (USD bn) 1.409 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Haiti (USD bn) -0.119 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Honduras (USD bn) -1.262 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD bn) 18.959 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Hungary (USD bn) -0.562 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Iceland (USD bn) 0.600 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
India (USD bn) -114.386 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Indonesia (USD bn) -25.931 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Iran (USD bn) 10.294 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Iraq (USD bn) -5.736 2026 yearly 2001 - 2026
Ireland (USD bn) 37.600 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Israel (USD bn) 16.387 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Italy (USD bn) 80.592 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ivory Coast (USD bn) -2.535 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Jamaica (USD bn) -0.523 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Japan (USD bn) 212.048 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Jordan (USD bn) -1.553 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kazakhstan (USD bn) -7.090 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Kenya (USD bn) -8.528 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kiribati (USD bn) 0.034 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
South Korea (USD bn) 94.884 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kosovo (USD bn) -0.597 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Kuwait (USD bn) 5.366 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kyrgyzstan (USD bn) -0.327 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Laos (USD bn) -1.896 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Latvia (USD bn) -0.858 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Lebanon (USD bn) -2.733 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Lesotho (USD bn) -0.084 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Liberia (USD bn) -0.984 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Libya (USD bn) 0.959 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Lithuania (USD bn) -0.470 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2021
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -117,648.866 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 254,679.726 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 4.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
National Government Debt (USD mn) 3,201,622.5 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 20.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (RMB bn) 55,314.710 2026 yearly 1982 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (RMB bn) 139,142.930 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (RMB bn) 45,591.420 2026 yearly 1982 - 2026
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.705 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 51,526.6 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Jun 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 241,134.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Mar 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 27.4 Mar 2021 monthly May 2009 - Mar 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 13,100,361.783 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 5,445,873.630 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 16,519,489.931 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 218,382.8 May 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - May 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 42.7 Apr 2021 monthly May 2009 - Apr 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 22,061,467.000 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 13,748,129.329 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 46,502.736 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1981 - Dec 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 17,290.384 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2021
CN: Exports: fob: Emerging and Developing Economies: Emerging and Developing Asi... (USD mn) 12,172.800 Mar 2021 monthly Feb 1990 - Mar 2021
CN: Imports: cif: Advanced Economies: Australia (USD mn) 13,159.417 Mar 2021 monthly Apr 1981 - Mar 2021
Trade Index: Export: Value (Prev Year=100) 122.200 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2021
Trade Index: Import: Value (Prev Year=100) 132.200 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2021
Trade Index: Export: Quantum (Prev Year=100) 125.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2021
Trade Index: Export: Unit Value (Prev Year=100) 97.800 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2021
Trade Index: Import: Unit Value (Prev Year=100) 110.400 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2021
Trade Index: Import: Quantum (Prev Year=100) 119.800 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2021
Automobile: Exports: MC: Sedan (USD mn) 375.567 May 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2021
Automobile: Exports: Motorcycle (USD mn) 582.973 May 2021 monthly Mar 2003 - May 2021
Automobile: Exports: MC: Bus (USD mn) 678.061 May 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2021
Automobile: Exports: Total (USD mn) 9,973.709 May 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2021
Automobile: Imports: Total (USD mn) 8,404.326 May 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2021
Imports: Computed Tomography Apparatus (USD th) 92,098.563 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2018
Imports: Other, Apparatus Based on the Use of X-rays for Medical (USD th) 66,760.689 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2018
Exports: Massage Apparatus (USD th) 172,419.213 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2018
Exports: Adhesive Plasters (USD th) 45,585.795 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
CN: Steel: Import: Steel Product: Sheet & Plate (Ton th) 805.052 May 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2021
CN: Steel: Import: Steel Product: Rod & Bar (Ton th) 285.254 May 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 21,911.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 69,446.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 1.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 97,610.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 75,172.524 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 43,747.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 67,007.091 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 2,526,600.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 16.3 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 1,398,700.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 8.9 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 128.763 2026 yearly 1997 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 2,150,251.971 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account (CA) (USD mn) 69,446.433 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Goods: Import (USD mn) -575,483.494 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 66,440.157 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: Capital Account (USD mn) -37.896 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: FA: Liability (USD mn) 232,204.071 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) 63.037 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Debit (USD mn) -773,864.537 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Services: Credit (USD mn) 72,285.623 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Secondary Income (USD mn) 2,331.323 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (USD mn) -63.330 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: FA: Non-reserve: Asset (USD mn) -266,678.058 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Credit (USD mn) 843,310.970 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Services (USD mn) -22,192.822 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) -95,821.356 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: Capital Account: Credit (USD mn) 25.433 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: FA: Non-reserve (USD mn) -34,473.987 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Goods: Export (USD mn) 694,172.624 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Primary Income (USD mn) -29,381.199 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Debit (USD mn) -8,081.243 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: FA: Asset (USD mn) -301,675.645 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: FA: Reserve Asset (USD mn) -34,997.586 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Goods (USD mn) 118,689.131 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Services: Debit (USD mn) -94,478.444 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (USD mn) 10,412.566 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: Financial Account (FA) (USD mn) -69,471.574 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: FA: Non-reserve: Liability (USD mn) 232,204.071 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
CN: FDI: Utilized: ytd: Manufacturing (USD mn) 41,174.210 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
CN: FDI: Utilized: ytd: Real Estate (USD mn) 22,467.400 Dec 2018 quarterly Dec 1997 - 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: Mfg: Comm, Computer & Other Electronic Eq (USD mn) 8,408.270 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2018
Outward Direct Investment: ytd (USD mn) 31,790.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2008 - Mar 2021
Outward Investment: Asia: Singapore (USD mn) 4,825.673 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Outward Investment: Latin America: Cayman Islands (USD mn) -4,356.681 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Outward Investment: Latin America: British Virgin Islands (USD mn) 8,682.573 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Outward Investment: Wholesale and Retail Trade (USD mn) 16,070.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Outward Investment: Leasing and Commercial Service (USD mn) 41,790.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Outward Investment: Financial Intermediation (USD mn) 19,949.295 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Outward Investment: Information Transmission, Software and Information Technolog... (USD mn) 6,710.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Outward Investment: Manufacturing (USD mn) 19,970.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Outward Investment: Hong Kong (USD mn) 90,550.077 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Outward Investment: United States (USD mn) 3,806.685 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
No of Business Entity: New Registration: ytd: Company (Unit mn) 8.035 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2008 - Dec 2020
QFII: Approved Investment Fund: accumulated (USD mn) 116,259.000 May 2020 monthly Jun 2003 - May 2020
QFII: No of Institution: accumulated (Unit) 281.000 Apr 2015 monthly May 2003 - Apr 2015
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 62.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 8,888,417.580 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1997 - Sep 2020
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 31,863,865.323 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1997 - Sep 2020
M2 Growth (%) 8.6 Jun 2021 monthly Mar 1997 - Jun 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 8.9 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Jul 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 3,214,010.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1989 - Jun 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 14.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 110,450.000 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 1977 - Jun 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 35,098,555.587 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jun 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 9.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 39,898,628.6 May 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - May 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 9.4 May 2021 monthly Jun 2000 - May 2021
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 20.800 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Credit to Households (USD bn) 9,551.161 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 34,414.400 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1985 - Dec 2020
Household Debt (USD mn) 10,506,354.9 May 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - May 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 27,536,423.120 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 12.24 May 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - May 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 182.37 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1992 - Mar 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) 0.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jun 2021
Leading Index (2015=100) 92.852 Feb 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2020
Coincident Index (2015=100) 76.044 Feb 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2020
Lagging Index (2015=100) 99.353 Feb 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2020

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