Trade in merchandise between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$91.351 billion in the period from January to August 2020. It represented a 5.81 percent decline year-on-year, according to data from China Customs.
Portuguese-speaking Countries sold goods worth US$66.286 billion to China in the first eight months of 2020 – a fall of 4.55 percent year-on-year. The value of China’s merchandise exports to those countries reached US$25.065 billion in the same period, down by 8.98 percent year-on-year, according to Chinese official data.
The total value of merchandise traded in August between the parties topped US$13.689 billion, an increase of 4.79 percent from the previous month.
The value of China’s merchandise imports from Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$10.056 billion, up by 5.98 percent month-to-month, according to Chinese official data. China sold goods to those countries worth US$3.634 billion in August, a rise of 1.64 percent compared with the previous month.