Trade Data

China-Portuguese-speaking Countries’ trade in goods at US$48.1 bln, first half 2015

Trade in merchandise between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$48.1 billion in the period from January to June 2015. It represented a 25.6 percent decline year-on-year, according to data from China Customs.

Goods worth US$19.5 billion were sold by China to Portuguese-speaking Countries in the first half of 2015, a drop of 4.5 percent year-on-year. The value of China’s merchandise imports from those countries reached US$28.6 billion in the same period, down 35.4 percent year-on-year, according to Chinese official data.

The total value of merchandise traded in June between the parties topped US$9.8 billion, up 13.5 percent from the previous month.

China sold goods to Portuguese-speaking Countries worth US$3.0 billion in June, a decrease of 2.5 percent compared with May. The value of China’s merchandise imports from those countries reached US$6.8 billion, up by 22.4 percent month-to-month, according to Chinese official data.