Chapter 5. External Sector
Market sensitivity: High
What is it? Report on exports, imports, and trade surplus, published in current USD100 millions and nominal YoY % for the current month and year-to-date
Chinese news release on the Internet: www.customs.gov.cn/publish/portal0/
English news release on the Internet: http://english.customs.gov.cn/publish/portal191/
Release time: Around 10 a.m. the 10th day of the following month
Source: General Administration of Customs
Why Is It Important?
Although it seems difficult to believe these days, large sections of domestic industry bitterly opposed China’s entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001. China’s telecommunications, machinery, and automobile ...