China's industrial production rose by 5.7 percent year-on-year in December, faster than a 5.4 percent gain in November and beating market consensus of 5.3 percent. Output advanced further for mining (3.6 percent vs 2.3 percent in November), while slowed for both manufacturing (5.5 percent vs 5.6 percent) and utilities (9.6 percent vs 9.8 percent). By industry, production rose at a faster pace for non-metal minerals (8.8 percent vs 6.9 percent); transport equipment (13.8 percent vs 12.7 percent); and electrical machinery (10.1 percent vs 9 percent). On the other hand, output growth eased for chemicals (1.8 percent vs 1.9 percent); general equipment (6.5 percent vs 6.7 percent); computer, communications (10.5 percent vs 12.3 percent); textiles (0.2 percent vs 1.5 percent); ferrous metals (9.2 percent vs 10.4 percent); and power equipment (8.3 percent vs 9 percent). Considering full year of 2018, industrial output rose 6.2 percent. Industrial Production in China averaged 12.08 percent from 1990 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 29.40 percent in August of 1994 and a record low of -21.10 percent in January of 1990.

Industrial Production in China is expected to be 6.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production in China to stand at 5.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the China Industrial Production is projected to trend around 5.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-10-19 02:00 AM Industrial Production YoY 5.8% 6.1% 6% 6.1%
2018-11-14 02:00 AM Industrial Production YoY 5.9% 5.8% 5.7% 5.8%
2018-12-14 02:00 AM Industrial Production YoY 5.4% 5.9% 5.9% 6%
2019-01-21 02:00 AM Industrial Production YoY 5.7% 5.4% 5.3% 5.4%
2019-03-14 02:00 AM Industrial Production YoY 5.7% 6%
2019-04-17 02:00 AM Industrial Production YoY 6.2%
2019-05-15 02:00 AM Industrial Production YoY 5.9%


China Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 49.50 49.40 59.20 38.80 Index Points [+]
Services PMI 53.60 53.90 54.70 50.00 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 54.70 53.80 62.20 50.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing PMI 48.30 49.70 52.30 47.20 [+]
Industrial Production 5.70 5.40 29.40 -21.10 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.54 0.37 1.32 0.13 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 5.50 5.60 11.40 5.50 percent [+]
New Orders 49.60 49.70 65.10 32.30 Index Points [+]
Changes in Inventories 14186.00 11054.00 14186.00 3.00 CNY HML [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 2367300.00 2661500.00 3060271.00 88416.00 [+]
Car Production 2054600.00 2122900.00 2669100.00 215533.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 2233100.00 2173500.00 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 76121.00 77621.00 82552.00 4918.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 3.60 2.30 7.90 -3.80 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 76.00 76.50 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 50.90 52.20 53.70 48.00 [+]
Cement Production 18394.00 20521.00 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 6635140.00 6116880.00 7518710.00 1617.00 CNY Million [+]
Ease of Doing Business 46.00 78.00 99.00 46.00 [+]
Electricity Production 620000.00 554300.00 640500.00 41760.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]


China Industrial Production

In China, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy such as manufacturing, mining, and utilities. This page provides - China Industrial Production - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. China Industrial Production - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.70 5.40 29.40 -21.10 1990 - 2018 percent Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina -14.70 Dec/18
Australia 2.80 Sep/18
Brazil -3.60 Dec/18
Canada 4.20 Oct/18
China 5.70 Dec/18
Euro Area -4.20 Dec/18
France -1.40 Dec/18
Germany -3.90 Dec/18
India 2.40 Dec/18
Indonesia 0.60 Oct/18
Italy -5.50 Dec/18
Japan -1.90 Dec/18
Mexico -2.50 Dec/18
Netherlands 0.40 Nov/18
Russia 1.10 Jan/19
Saudi Arabia 5.84 Jun/18
Singapore 2.70 Dec/18
South Africa 0.10 Dec/18
South Korea 1.60 Dec/18
Spain -6.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 1.40 Sep/18
Turkey -9.80 Dec/18
United Kingdom -0.90 Dec/18
United States 3.80 Jan/19


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