China Trade Balance

1981 - 2020 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

China Trade Balance recorded a surplus of 78.2 USD bn in Dec 2020, compared with a surplus of 75.4 USD bn in the previous month. China Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Jan 1981 to Dec 2020, with an averaged value of 2.2 USD bn. The data reached an all-time high of 78.2 USD bn in Dec 2020 and a record low of -62.1 USD bn in Feb 2020. The General Administration of Customs provides monthly Trade Balance in USD. Trade Balance prior to January 1992 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund.

In the latest reports, China Total Exports reached 268.1 USD bn in Nov 2020, an increase of 14.5 % year on year. Total Imports recorded 203.8 USD bn in Dec 2020, an increase of 2.4 % year on year.

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China Trade Balance

What was China's Trade Balance in Dec 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
78,173.8 Dec 2020 75,401.0 Nov 2020 -62,051.0 Feb 2020 78,173.8 Dec 2020 USD mn monthly Jan 1981 - Dec 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -376.8 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 1998 - Dec 2020
Algeria (USD mn) -791.7 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Argentina (USD mn) -532.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Dec 2020
Armenia (USD mn) -197.4 Nov 2020 monthly Nov 1995 - Nov 2020
Australia (USD mn) 3,651.0 Nov 2020 monthly Jul 1971 - Nov 2020
Austria (USD mn) -377.4 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1957 - Oct 2020
Azerbaijan (USD mn) -91.6 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Nov 2020
Bahrain (USD mn) 856.2 2019 yearly 1966 - 2019
Bangladesh (USD mn) -915.4 Oct 2020 monthly Jul 1986 - Oct 2020
Belarus (USD mn) 309.3 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Oct 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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