Trade in merchandise between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$84.020 billion in the period from January to July 2019. It represented a 2.75 percent increase year-on-year, according to data from China Customs.
Portuguese-speaking Countries sold goods worth US$60.184 billion to China in the first seven months of 2019 – a rise of 5.28 percent year-on-year. The value of China’s merchandise exports to those countries reached US$23.835 billion in the same period, up by 3.13 percent year-on-year, according to Chinese official data.
The total value of merchandise traded in July between the parties topped US$13.880 billion, an increase of 22.79 percent from the previous month.
The value of China’s merchandise imports from Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$9.751 billion, up by 24.62 percent month-to-month, according to Chinese official data. China sold goods to those countries worth US$4.129 billion in July, an increase of 18.69 percent compared with the previous month.