China Imports

Imports in China increased to 1624.05 USD Hundred Million in March of 2014 from 1370.82 USD Hundred Million in February of 2014. Imports in China is reported by the General Administration of Customs. Imports in China averaged 412.06 USD Hundred Million from 1983 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 1830.13 USD Hundred Million in March of 2013 and a record low of 16.60 USD Hundred Million in July of 1983. China’s main imports are electromechanical products (43 percent of total imports). The country is also one of the biggest consumers of commodities in the world. Among commodities the biggest demand is for crude oil (12 percent of total imports), iron ore (5 percent), copper, aluminum and soybeans. China’s main import partners are: European Union, ASEAN, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan. Others include: Australia, South Africa and Brazil. This page provides - China Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-25

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
1624.05 1370.82 1830.13 16.60 1664.22 | 2014/04 1983 - 2014 USD Hundred Million Monthly

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China Imports
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-09-08 03:00 AM China
Imports YoY
Aug 2013 7% 10.9% 11.3%
2014-02-12 02:00 AM China
Imports YoY
Jan 2014 10% 8.0% 4.0%
2014-03-08 02:00 AM China
Imports YoY
Feb 2014 10.1% 10% 8.0%
2014-04-10 03:00 AM China
Imports YoY
Mar 2014 -11.3% 10.1% 2.4%
2014-05-08 03:00 AM China
Imports YoY
Apr 2014 -11.3%
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Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Current Account 439.91 2013-11-15 403.77 1330.85 -8.96 355.45 2014-03-31 USD Hundred Million [+]
Capital Flows 1270.42 2013-11-15 805.05 1320.80 -517.00 1063.42 2014-03-31 USD HML [+]
Crude Oil Production 4215.00 2013-12-15 4205.00 4281.00 1012.00 4194.41 2014-01-31 Thousands Barrels per Day [+]
External Debt 8631.67 2013-12-31 7369.86 8631.67 158.28 9094.36 2014-06-30 USD HML [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 315.50 2014-03-31 193.00 1175.86 18.32 398.15 2014-04-30 USD Hundred Million [+]
Gold Reserves 1054.09 2013-12-31 1054.09 1054.09 395.01 Tonnes [+]
Terms Of Trade 106.44 2014-02-15 101.33 118.33 81.75 104.11 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 173.30 2014-03-15 139.20 216.60 21.70 176.17 2014-04-30 Tens of Thousands [+]
Current Account to GDP 2.00 2013-12-31 2.60 10.10 -3.70 1.99 2014-12-31 Percent [+]
Balance of Trade 77.06 2014-03-15 -229.89 404.00 -319.71 22.73 2014-04-30 USD Hundred Million [+]
Exports 1701.10 2014-03-15 1140.94 2077.42 13.00 1777.18 2014-04-30 USD Hundred Million [+]
Imports 1624.05 2014-03-15 1370.82 1830.13 16.60 1664.22 2014-04-30 USD Hundred Million [+]
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Imports | Notes
An import is any good or service brought into one country from another country in a legitimate fashion, typically for use in trade. Import goods or services are provided to domestic consumers by foreign producers. An import in the receiving country is an export to the sending country. Import of goods normally requires involvement of the Customs authorities in both the country of import and the country of export and is often subject to import quotas, tariffs and trade agreements.


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