Exports from China surged 32.3 percent year-on-year to USD 263.92 billion in April 2021, accelerating from a 30.6 percent rise in March and easily beating market consensus of a 24.1 percent growth. This was the tenth straight month of increase in exports, amid an improving global demand and higher commodity prices. Among major trading partners, exports surged to the US (31.2 percent), South Korea (23.1 percent), Japan (0.4 percent), Taiwan (30.1 percent), Australia (19.7 percent, the ASEAN countries (42.1 percent) and the EU (23.8 percent). Considering the first four months of the year, exports jumped 44 percent from a year earlier to USD 973.7 billion. source: General Administration of Customs

Exports in China averaged 704.61 USD HML from 1981 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 2819.13 USD HML in December of 2020 and a record low of 12.50 USD HML in February of 1983. This page provides - China Exports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. China Exports - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2021.

Exports in China is expected to be 2250.00 USD HML by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Exports in China to stand at 3200.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the China Exports is projected to trend around 3210.00 USD HML in 2022 and 3300.00 USD HML in 2023, according to our econometric models.

Ok
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.

Please Paste this Code in your Website
width
height
China Exports

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2639.20 2411.34 2819.13 12.50 1981 - 2021 USD HML Monthly
Current Prices, NSA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-01-14 03:00 AM Dec 18.1% 21.1% 15%
2021-03-07 03:00 AM Jan-Feb 60.6% 18.1% 38.9% 35%
2021-04-13 03:00 AM Mar 30.6% 60.6% 35.5%
2021-05-07 03:00 AM Apr 32.3% 30.6% 24.1% 35%


News Stream
China Export Growth Beats Estimates
Exports from China surged 32.3 percent year-on-year to USD 263.92 billion in April 2021, accelerating from a 30.6 percent rise in March and easily beating market consensus of a 24.1 percent growth. This was the tenth straight month of increase in exports, amid an improving global demand and higher commodity prices. Among major trading partners, exports surged to the US (31.2 percent), South Korea (23.1 percent), Japan (0.4 percent), Taiwan (30.1 percent), Australia (19.7 percent, the ASEAN countries (42.1 percent) and the EU (23.8 percent). Considering the first four months of the year, exports jumped 44 percent from a year earlier to USD 973.7 billion.
2021-05-07
China Export Growth Remains Robust
Exports from China soared 30.6 percent year-on-year to USD 241.1 billion in March 2021, slowing from a record 154.9 percent growth in February and missing market consensus of a 35.5 percent growth. Still, the data suggested the world's second largest economy will continue to gather momentum, as global demand consolidates its recovery amid progress in worldwide COVID-19 vaccination. Among major trade partners, exports were up to the US (53.3 percent), the EU (45.9 percent), ASEAN (14.4 percent), Japan (7.6 percent), South Korea (20.9 percent), Taiwan (25.5 percent) and Australia (23.1 percent).
2021-04-13
China Exports Surges 61% in January-February
Exports from China surged 60.6 percent year-on-year to USD 468.87 billion in January-February 2021 combined, far above market estimates of a 38.9 percent rise and accelerating from an 18.1 percent growth in December 2020, amid soaring global demand and improving manufacturing activity in the US and the EU on the trail of coronavirus pandemic. Exports of refined oil rose by 1.9 percent from a year earlier to 10.96 million ton, while those of steel jumped 29.9 percent to 10.14 million ton. Considering February only, exports soared 154.9 percent from a year earlier to USD 204.85 billion
2021-03-07
China Exports Rise More than Expected to Fresh Record
Exports from China surged 18.1 percent year-on-year to a fresh record USD 281.9 billion in December 2020, easing from a 21.1 percent jump in the previous month although well above market consensus of a 15 percent rise, as global demand continued to recover from the COVID-19 crisis, despite a sharp appreciation in the yuan in recent months. This was the seventh consecutive month of growth, mainly supported by demand for medical supplies and electronics products for working from home. Meanwhile, exports of rare earth jumped 14 percent from a year earlier to 4,168 tonnes in December. Considering full 2020 year, total exports rose 3.6 percent, with sales to the US rising 7.9 percent.
2021-01-14

China Exports
Export growth has been a major component supporting China's rapid economic expansion. In 2019 China's exports increased 0.5 percent, slowing sharply from a 10 percent rise in 2018, with sales to the US falling sharply amid ongoing trade tensions. Machinery and transport equipment accounted for 48 percent of total exports, in particular electrical machinery, apparatus and appliances (14 percent), telecommunications and sound recording and reproducing apparatus and equipment (12 percent), office machines and automatic data processing machines (8 percent), and general industrial machinery and equipment, and machine parts (5 percent). Other major export categories were: miscellaneous manufactured articles (23 percent) on the back of furniture and parts thereof (3 percent); manufactured goods classified chiefly by material (16 percent) such as textile yarn, fabrics, made-up articles (5 percent), manufactures of metals (4 percent) and iron and steel (2 percent); chemicals and related products (6 percent); and food and live animals (3 percent). The EU and US were the largest destinations of China's shipments, accounting for 17 percent of exports each, followed by Hong Kong (11 percent), Japan (6 percent), South Korea (4 percent), Vietnam (4 percent), Germany (3 percent), India (3 percent) and the Netherlands (3 percent). The UK, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Russia, Australia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines accounted for 2 percent each.
China Exports by Country Last Previous
European Union 45278100.00 40132200.00 USD THO Feb/20
United States 38658800.00 80530000.00 USD THO Mar/21
Hong Kong 27963900.00 45336700.00 USD THO Mar/21
Japan 13535900.00 25197400.00 USD THO Mar/21
Vietnam 12172800.00 19921900.00 USD THO Mar/21
Germany 8036000.00 16492000.00 USD THO Mar/21
Netherlands 7623100.00 14629000.00 USD THO Mar/21
India 6919800.00 14219600.00 USD THO Mar/21
United Kingdom 6404100.00 12271700.00 USD THO Mar/21
Taiwan 6126400.00 10987500.00 USD THO Mar/21
Malaysia 5743600.00 9737300.00 USD THO Mar/21
Thailand 5275000.00 9551500.00 USD THO Mar/21
Indonesia 4565800.00 8107800.00 USD THO Mar/21
Australia 4492200.00 9570000.00 USD THO Mar/21
Mexico 4471118.00 4110693.00 USD THO Mar/21
Singapore 4323200.00 8203200.00 USD THO Mar/21
Russia 4142300.00 8921300.00 USD THO Mar/21
Philippines 4102000.00 7524100.00 USD THO Mar/21
Canada 3674200.00 7247700.00 USD THO Mar/21
Brazil 3511200.00 7559500.00 USD THO Mar/21
China Exports by Category Last Previous
Mechanical & Electrical Products 145711800.00 282920000.00 USD THO Mar/21
Machinery & Transport Equipment 120865486.00 101889808.00 USD THO Mar/21
High-&-new-tech Products 75832300.00 136599500.00 USD THO Mar/21
Automatic Data Proc. Eq. & Components 20295900.00 35890900.00 USD THO Mar/21
Digital Automatic Data Proc. Equip. 12073583.00 9536937.00 USD THO Mar/21
Integrated Circuit 11693400.00 19770600.00 USD THO Mar/21
Mobile Telephone 10909025.00 9449095.00 USD THO Mar/21
Handled Wireless Phone and Its Parts 10909000.00 22943500.00 USD THO Mar/21
Plastic Products 6806500.00 13965600.00 USD THO Mar/21
Agricultural Products 6335100.00 11773800.00 USD THO Mar/21
Steel Products 6320500.00 8845800.00 USD THO Mar/21
Iron & Steel Products 6113461.00 5395283.00 USD THO Mar/21
Auto Parts 5950100.00 11856600.00 USD THO Mar/21
Iron & Steel 5502808.00 3323406.00 USD THO Mar/21
Food & Live Animals 5245041.00 3884151.00 USD THO Mar/21
Furniture & Related Products 5199100.00 11018600.00 USD THO Mar/21
Pharmaceutical Products 3951242.00 2992723.00 USD THO Mar/21
Steel Sheets & Plates 3829168.00 2438855.00 USD THO Mar/21
Diode & Semiconductors 3783855.00 3035499.00 USD THO Mar/21
Refined Petroleum Oil (value) 3266100.00 4492400.00 USD THO Mar/21

United Nations Comtrade Database
Exports by Country  |   Exports by Category  |   Imports by Country  |   Imports by Category