China Consumer Spending

Consumer Spending in China increased to 190423.80 CNY HML in 2012 from 168956.60 CNY HML in 2011. Consumer Spending in China is reported by the National Bureau of Statistics of China. Consumer Spending in China averaged 28675.43 CNY HML from 1952 until 2012, reaching an all time high of 190423.80 CNY HML in 2012 and a record low of 453 CNY HML in 1952. This page provides - China Consumer Spending - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-25

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
190423.80 168956.60 190423.80 453.00 192245.50 | 2012/12 1952 - 2012 CNY HML Yearly

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Consumer Confidence 103.10 2014-02-15 101.10 124.60 97.00 103.20 2014-03-31 [+]
Bank Lending Rate 6.00 2014-04-30 6.00 12.06 5.31 5.99 2014-05-31 Percent [+]
Consumer Spending 190423.80 2012-06-29 168956.60 190423.80 453.00 192245.50 2012-12-31 CNY HML [+]
Disposable Personal Income 26955.00 2013-12-31 24565.00 26955.00 343.40 28741.83 2014-06-30 CNY [+]
Personal Savings 0.35 2014-12-31 0.35 3.15 0.35 0.35 2015-12-31 Percent [+]
Retail Sales MoM 1.23 2014-03-15 0.72 1.57 0.19 1.08 2014-04-30 Percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 12.20 2014-03-31 11.80 19.90 11.60 12.08 2014-04-30 Percent [+]
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Consumer Spending | Notes
Consumer spending, also called consumer consumption or expenditure, is the amount of money that households spend on goods and services in order to satisfy their needs. It is very important measure to check the health of the economy. For example, when the consumer spending is declining it means that the economy is not performing very well. In times of recession governments try to boost consumer spending artificially by expanding tax cuts and money handouts. As a result, households are spending more thus stimulating production and employment.


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