Trade Data

China, Portuguese-speaking Countries trade tops US$60.2 bln in Jan-Aug

Trade in merchandise between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$60.231 billion in the period from January to August 2016. It represented an 11.22 percent decline year-on-year, according to data from China Customs.

Portuguese-speaking Countries sold goods worth US$41.683 billion to China in the first eight months of 2016 – a decline of 0.74 percent year-on-year. The value of China’s merchandise exports to those countries reached US$18.548 billion in the same period, down 28.24 percent year-on-year, according to Chinese official data.

The total value of merchandise traded in August between the parties topped US$8.731 billion, down by 10.99 percent from the previous month.

The value of China’s merchandise imports from Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$5.947 billion, a decrease of 14.82 percent month-to-month. China sold goods to those countries worth US$2.784 billion in August, down by 1.51 percent compared with the previous month.