China recorded a Current Account surplus of 570 USD HML in the second quarter of 2019. Current Account in China averaged 397.57 USD HML from 1998 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 1330.85 USD HML in the fourth quarter of 2008 and a record low of -341 USD HML in the first quarter of 2018.

Current Account in China is expected to be 72.22 USD HML by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Current Account in China to stand at 520.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the China Current Account is projected to trend around 67.52 USD HML in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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China Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 450.50 509.70 612.86 -320.02 USD HML [+]
Current Account 570.00 490.14 1330.85 -341.00 USD HML [+]
Current Account to GDP 0.40 1.30 10.10 -3.70 percent [+]
Imports 1764.76 1618.40 1951.34 13.88 USD HML [+]
Exports 2215.27 2128.10 2315.23 12.50 USD HML [+]
External Debt 19652.14 17106.00 19652.14 158.28 USD HML [+]
Terms of Trade 95.83 101.86 118.33 81.75 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -570.00 387.52 725.40 -1305.58 USD HML [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 788.00 707.36 1349.66 18.32 USD HML [+]
Tourist Arrivals 3054.00 2917.00 3054.00 22.96 Tens of Thousands [+]
Gold Reserves 1864.30 1852.50 1864.30 395.01 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 3823.00 3895.00 4408.00 1012.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Tourism Revenues 5.97 5.40 5.97 4.13 CNY Trillion [+]
Terrorism Index 5.11 5.54 6.29 1.47 [+]
Weapons Sales 1040.00 1227.00 2605.00 3.00 USD Million [+]

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China Current Account

Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid). This page provides - China Current Account - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. China Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
570.00 490.14 1330.85 -341.00 1998 - 2019 USD HML Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina -3849.43 Mar/19
Australia -2900.00 Mar/19
Brazil -2914.00 Jun/19
Canada -17347.00 Mar/19
China 570.00 Jun/19
Euro Area 23.09 Jun/19
France -755.00 Jun/19
Germany 20600.00 Jun/19
India -4600.00 Mar/19
Indonesia -8442.80 Jun/19
Italy 5046.60 Jun/19
Japan 1211.17 Jun/19
Mexico -5634.10 Mar/19
Netherlands 18079.00 Mar/19
Russia 12100.00 Jun/19
Saudi Arabia 11518.00 Mar/19
Singapore 21497.50 Jun/19
South Africa -142495.00 Mar/19
South Korea 6380.00 Jun/19
Spain 2701.00 May/19
Switzerland 17215.95 Mar/19
Turkey -548.00 Jun/19
United Kingdom -30045.00 Mar/19
United States -130400.00 Mar/19


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