China Unveils Global Trade Figures

15 November 2006

BEIJING: Chinese authorities have revealed that the country's trade with the USA and European Union exceeded $200 billion (€156bn; £105bn) in the first ten months of this year.

The General Administration of Customs says the EU was China's largest trading partner during the period, with a trade volume of $218.9bn, up 24.2% year-on-year.

Trade with the US was up 24.6% to $214.52bn while Japan was third largest trade partner, with volume of $168.46bn, up 12.5% year-on-year.

Data sourced from Xinhua / People's Daily Online; additional content by WARC staff