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Mainland China - International Trade 2013

by Eduardo Petazze
The Customs of China has released trade data for the month of September 2013 (link to website in Chinese)
The following is a breakdown of the data by major trading partners.
Trade
Export
Import
Balance
Jan/Sep13 Jan/Sep12 Y/Y Jan/Sep13 Jan/Sep12 Y/Y Jan/Sep13 Jan/Sep12 Y/Y Jan/Sep13 Jan/Sep12
United States
379,099.5 355,383.4 6.7% 265,946.8 258,111.8 3.0% 113,152.6
97,271.5 16.3% 152,794.2 160,840.3
Hong Kong
297,393.2 236,823.6 25.6% 284,789.0 224,120.0 27.1%
12,604.3
12,703.6 -0.8% 272,184.7 211,416.4
Japan
229,079.4 248,751.9 -7.9% 109,309.8 112,496.3 -2.8% 119,769.6 136,255.6 -12.1% -10,459.8 -23,759.3
Korea
203,113.3 187,951.1 8.1%
68,324.1
66,324.4 3.0% 134,789.2 121,626.7 10.8% -66,465.1 -55,302.2
Taiwan
149,218.0 121,224.1 23.1%
30,524.4
25,746.1 18.6% 118,693.6
95,478.0 24.3% -88,169.2 -69,731.9
Germany
118,665.6 121,823.5 -2.6%
48,829.0
52,200.5 -6.5%
69,836.6
69,623.0 0.3% -21,007.7 -17,422.6
Australia
98,602.3
90,794.1 8.6%
27,067.6
27,094.6 -0.1%
71,534.7
63,699.5 12.3% -44,467.1 -36,604.9
Malaysia
77,650.6
69,081.7 12.4%
33,381.7
25,532.7 30.7%
44,268.9
43,549.1 1.7% -10,887.1 -18,016.4
Brazil
67,637.1
65,550.5 3.2%
26,377.5
24,830.3 6.2%
41,259.6
40,720.1 1.3% -14,882.1 -15,889.8
The Russian Federation
66,113.6
66,182.8 -0.1%
35,645.8
32,577.7 9.4%
30,467.8
33,605.2 -9.3%
5,178.0
-1,027.5
Singapore
55,492.2
49,671.0 11.7%
33,059.1
28,896.7 14.4%
22,433.1
20,774.2 8.0%
10,626.0
8,122.5
Thailand
52,272.2
51,612.0 1.3%
24,063.6
22,885.5 5.1%
28,208.6
28,726.5 -1.8%
-4,145.0
-5,840.9
Indonesia
50,331.8
47,662.4 5.6%
27,437.3
24,796.9 10.6%
22,894.4
22,865.5 0.1%
4,542.9
1,931.4
Netherlands
49,641.2
49,406.8 0.5%
42,634.9
43,218.2 -1.3%
7,006.3
6,188.6 13.2%
35,628.5
37,029.6
United Kingdom
49,417.8
46,754.2 5.7%
35,903.3
34,151.7 5.1%
13,514.5
12,602.5 7.2%
22,388.8
21,549.2
South Africa
48,812.0
44,740.3 9.1%
12,643.5
10,715.1 18.0%
36,168.4
34,025.2 6.3% -23,524.9 -23,310.0
India
48,513.6
50,848.5 -4.6%
36,611.6
35,488.8 3.2%
11,902.0
15,359.7 -22.5%
24,709.6
20,129.0
Vietnam
46,993.4
34,552.7 36.0%
34,664.6
22,755.4 52.3%
12,328.8
11,797.3 4.5%
22,335.8
10,958.2
Canada
40,071.2
37,723.0 6.2%
21,261.3
20,832.3 2.1%
18,809.9
16,890.7 11.4%
2,451.3
3,941.5
France
37,143.7
38,556.5 -3.7%
19,802.6
20,381.1 -2.8%
17,341.1
18,175.4 -4.6%
2,461.5
2,205.8
Italy
32,352.7
31,857.9 1.6%
19,255.0
19,689.2 -2.2%
13,097.8
12,168.8 7.6%
6,157.2
7,520.4
Philippines
27,732.3
26,929.5 3.0%
14,274.8
12,228.5 16.7%
13,457.5
14,701.0 -8.5%
817.3
-2,472.5
New Zealand
8,725.6
7,302.2 19.5%
2,984.6
2,869.4 4.0%
5,741.0
4,432.8 29.5%
-2,756.4
-1,563.4
Other
826,294.4 761,233.2 8.5% 360,071.7 347,386.9 3.7% 466,222.7 413,846.2 12.7% -106,151.0 -66,459.3
TOTAL
3,060,366.6 2,842,416.9 7.7% 1,614,863.6 1,495,330.2 8.0% 1,445,503.1 1,347,086.7 7.3% 169,360.5 148,243.5
Original data adjusted with own estimates
Chinese 2013 Mid-Autumn Festival fell from September 19th to September 21st, while 2012 year the holiday fell from September 30th into October.
MILLION DOLLARS

Y/Y
-5.0%
28.7%
-56.0%
20.2%
26.4%
20.6%
21.5%
-39.6%
-6.3%
N/A
30.8%
-29.0%
135.2%
-3.8%
3.9%
0.9%
22.8%
103.8%
-37.8%
11.6%
-18.1%
N/A
76.3%
59.7%
14.2%