China's trade surplus jumped to a fresh record high of USD 78.17 billion in December 2020 from USD 47.25 billion in the same month a year earlier, beating market expectations of a USD 72.35 billion. Exports soared 18 percent year-on-year, the seventh straight month of increase; while imports rose at a softer 6.5 percent, the fourth consecutive month of growth, amid improving global demand. The country's trade surplus with the US narrowed to USD 29.92 billion in December from USD 37.42 billion in November. For 2000 full year, the trade surplus was USD 535.03 billion, the largest since 2015, as exports rose 3.6 percent, while imports fell 1.1 percent. Exports to the US increased 7.9 percent to USD 451.8 billion, while imports from the US were up 9.8 percent to USD 134.9 billion, bringing a trade surplus of USD 316.9 billion. source: General Administration of Customs
Balance of Trade in China averaged 110.91 USD HML from 1981 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 781.74 USD HML in December of 2020 and a record low of -320.02 USD HML in February of 2012. This page provides - China Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. China Balance of Trade - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2021.
Balance of Trade in China is expected to be 640.00 USD HML by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Balance of Trade in China to stand at 1010.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the China Balance of Trade is projected to trend around 1010.00 USD HML in 2022 and 950.00 USD HML in 2023, according to our econometric models.