Industrial capacity utilization rate in China edged down to 75.9 in the first quarter 2019 from 76.0 on the previous quarter and reaching the lowest figure since the March quarter 2017. The utilization rate of electricity, heat, and gas, water production fell 1.1 percentage points year-on-year to 73.1 percent; and of manufacturing industry declined 0.7 percentage points to 76.3 percent. Meantime, the utilization rate of mining industry was unchanged at 73.1 percent. Capacity Utilization in China averaged 74.99 percent from 2013 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 78.0 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017 and a record low of 72.90 percent in the first quarter of 2016.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-07-17 01:30 AM Industrial Capacity Utilization 76.8% 76.5% 77%
2018-10-20 01:30 AM Industrial Capacity Utilization 76.5% 76.8% 77%
2019-01-21 02:00 AM Industrial Capacity Utilization 76.0% 76.5% 76.7%
2019-04-17 02:00 AM Industrial Capacity Utilization 75.9% 76.0% 76%
2019-07-17 01:30 AM Industrial Capacity Utilization 75.9% 76.4%
2019-10-20 01:30 AM Industrial Capacity Utilization 76.5%


China Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 49.40 50.10 59.20 38.80 Index Points [+]
Services PMI 52.70 54.50 54.70 50.00 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 54.30 54.30 62.20 50.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing PMI 50.20 50.20 52.30 47.20 [+]
Industrial Production 5.00 5.40 29.40 -21.10 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.36 0.37 1.32 0.13 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 5.00 5.30 11.40 5.00 percent [+]
New Orders 49.80 51.40 65.10 32.30 Index Points [+]
Changes in Inventories 15873.10 14186.00 15873.10 3.00 CNY HML [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 1912600.00 1980500.00 3060271.00 88416.00 [+]
Car Production 1491400.00 1660500.00 2669100.00 215533.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 1561200.00 1574900.00 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 85032.00 80326.00 85032.00 4918.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 3.90 2.90 7.90 -3.80 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 75.90 76.00 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 51.50 52.70 53.70 48.00 [+]
Cement Production 22696.00 21345.40 23427.00 781.50 Ten Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Corruption Index 39.00 41.00 41.00 21.60 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 87.00 77.00 100.00 40.00 [+]
Corporate Profits 1812940.00 1297200.00 7518710.00 1617.00 CNY Million [+]
Ease of Doing Business 46.00 78.00 99.00 46.00 [+]
Electricity Production 544000.00 569800.00 640500.00 41760.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]


China Industrial Capacity Utilization

In China, Capacity Utilization is the difference between the potential and actual use of an input. Capacity utilization is high when actual output is close to potential output because the most use is being made of labor and capital. The survey includes about 90,000 industrial enterprises. This page provides - China Capacity Utilization- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. China Industrial Capacity Utilization - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
75.90 76.00 78.00 72.90 2013 - 2019 percent Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina 61.60 Apr/19
Australia 80.88 May/19
Brazil 77.80 Apr/19
Canada 80.90 Mar/19
China 75.90 Mar/19
Euro Area 82.80 Jun/19
France 84.40 Jun/19
Germany 85.40 Jun/19
India 75.90 Dec/18
Indonesia 76.10 Mar/19
Italy 76.80 Mar/19
Japan 102.20 Apr/19
Mexico 81.60 Mar/19
Netherlands 84.30 Jun/19
Russia 63.00 Feb/19
South Africa 81.40 Dec/18
South Korea 101.40 Apr/19
Spain 80.50 Jun/19
Switzerland 81.82 Jun/19
Turkey 76.30 May/19
United Kingdom 80.70 Jun/19
United States 78.07 May/19


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