China recorded a Current Account surplus of 461.67 USD HML in the second quarter of 2019. Current Account in China averaged 395.50 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 396.50 348.26 612.86 -320.02 USD HML [+]
Current Account 461.67 420.74 1330.85 -341.00 USD HML [+]
Current Account to GDP 0.40 1.30 10.10 -3.70 percent [+]
Imports 1784.74 1799.90 1951.34 13.88 USD HML [+]
Exports 2181.25 2147.70 2315.23 12.50 USD HML [+]
External Debt 19652.14 17106.00 19652.14 158.28 USD HML [+]
Terms of Trade 100.78 99.24 118.33 81.75 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 213.65 215.85 725.40 -1305.58 USD HML [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1007.80 892.60 1349.66 18.32 USD HML [+]
Tourist Arrivals 3054.00 2917.00 3054.00 22.96 Tens of Thousands [+]
Gold Reserves 1936.49 1926.53 1936.49 395.01 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 3918.00 3822.00 4408.00 1012.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 5.11 5.54 6.29 1.47 [+]
Tourism Revenues 5.97 5.40 5.97 4.13 CNY Trillion [+]
Weapons Sales 1040.00 1227.00 2605.00 3.00 USD Million [+]


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 October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
461.67 420.74 1330.85 -341.00 1998 - 2019 USD HML Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina -2560.58 Jun/19
Australia 5853.00 Jun/19
Brazil -4274.30 Aug/19
Canada -6380.00 Jun/19
China 461.67 Jun/19
Euro Area 25.71 Aug/19
France -2487.00 Aug/19
Germany 16900.00 Aug/19
India -14315.70 Jun/19
Indonesia -8442.80 Jun/19
Italy 6037.00 Aug/19
Japan 2157.71 Aug/19
Mexico 5142.70 Jun/19
Netherlands 13615.80 Jun/19
Russia 12900.00 Sep/19
Saudi Arabia 12407.00 Jun/19
Singapore 21497.50 Jun/19
South Africa -204100.00 Jun/19
South Korea 5270.00 Aug/19
Spain 3237.00 Jul/19
Switzerland 21272.85 Jun/19
Turkey 2604.00 Aug/19
United Kingdom -25200.00 Jun/19
United States -128188.00 Jun/19


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