, 1960 - 2019:
For that indicator, we provide data for China from 1960 to 2019. The average value for China during that period was 1.48 percent with a minimum of -4.04 percent in 1985 and a maximum of 8.68 percent in 2007.
The latest value from is percent. For comparison, the world average in based on
countries is 0.00 percent.
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The trade balance for China and other countries is calculated as the difference between the exports and imports of goods and services, as percent of GDP. A positive number means trade surplus and a negative number means trade deficit.
Definition: External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services).