China recorded a Current Account surplus of 586 USD HML in the first quarter of 2019. Current Account in China averaged 396.66 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 250.00 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 416.58 137.70 612.86 -320.02 USD HML [+]
Current Account 586.00 545.99 1330.85 -341.00 USD HML [+]
Current Account to GDP 0.40 1.30 10.10 -3.70 percent [+]
Imports 1721.88 1797.10 1951.30 13.88 USD HML [+]
Exports 2138.45 1934.80 2315.23 12.50 USD HML [+]
External Debt 19652.14 17106.00 19652.14 158.28 USD HML [+]
Terms of Trade 101.86 100.20 118.33 81.75 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -586.00 -546.00 725.40 -1305.58 USD HML [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 546.10 451.37 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 3780.00 3812.00 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 June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
586.00 545.99 1330.85 -341.00 1998 - 2019 USD HML Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina -3849.00 Mar/19
Australia -2900.00 Mar/19
Brazil 662.00 May/19
Canada -17347.00 Mar/19
China 586.00 Mar/19
Euro Area 19.20 Apr/19
France -846.00 Apr/19
Germany 22600.00 Apr/19
India -16899.55 Dec/18
Indonesia -6966.00 Mar/19
Italy 3913.80 Apr/19
Japan 1707.39 Apr/19
Mexico -5634.10 Mar/19
Netherlands 18079.00 Mar/19
Russia 32800.00 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia 18521.00 Dec/18
Singapore 20296.50 Mar/19
South Africa -142495.00 Mar/19
South Korea -660.00 Apr/19
Spain 26.00 Mar/19
Switzerland 17215.95 Mar/19
Turkey -1334.00 Apr/19
United Kingdom -23707.00 Dec/18
United States -130400.00 Mar/19


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