Trade in merchandise between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$46.255 billion in the period from January to April 2019. It represented a 11.99 percent increase year-on-year, according to data from China Customs.
Portuguese-speaking Countries sold goods worth US$33.725 billion to China in the first four months of 2019 – a rise of 15.89 percent year-on-year. The value of China’s merchandise exports to those countries reached US$12.530 billion in the same period, up by 2.68 percent year-on-year, according to Chinese official data.
The total value of merchandise traded in April between the parties topped US$12.559 billion, an increase of 24.19 percent from the previous month.
The value of China’s merchandise imports from Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$9.237 billion, up by 32.28 percent month-to-month, according to Chinese official data. China sold goods to those countries worth US$3.322 billion in April, an increase of 6.15 percent compared with the previous month.