Trade in merchandise between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$90.901 billion in the period from January to November 2015. It represented a 25.84 percent decline year-on-year, according to data from China Customs.
Portuguese-speaking Countries sold goods worth US$57.503 billion to China in the first 11 months of 2015 – a drop of 29 percent year-on-year. The value of China’s merchandise exports to those countries reached US$33.398 billion in the same period, down 19.68 percent year-on-year, according to Chinese official data.
The total value of merchandise traded in November between the parties topped US$6.722 billion, down by 12.71 percent from the previous month.
The value of China’s merchandise imports from Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$4.454 billion, down by 15 percent month-to-month, according to Chinese official data. China sold goods to those countries worth US$2.269 billion in November, a decline of 7.85 percent compared with October.