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China’s Agricultural Import and Export for Jan.- May of 2016

DATE:2016-07-28       SOURCE:Department of International Cooperation, MOA
 

From January through May of 2016, China’s import & export in agriculture totaled US$ 72.26 billion with a year-on-year decrease of 1.8%. China’s agricultural export was US$ 28.29 billion and its agricultural import was US$ 43.97 billion, up by 3.6% and down by 5.0% respectively. China suffered a trade deficit of US$ 15.68 billion in agriculture, down by 17.3%. The export and import figures of major agricultural products were as follows:

 

Import and Export of Major Agricultural Products for Jan.- May. of 2016

 

 

Import volume

(1000 tons)

Year-on-year change

(%)

Import value

(US$ million)

Year-on-year change (%)

Export volume

(1000 tons)

Year-on-year change (%)

Export value

(US$ million)

Year-on-year change

(%)

Trade balance

(US$ million)

Year-on-year change (%)

Grain1

11,161

-10.7

2,910

-21.6

210

+11.2

180

+10.4

 

 

Wheat

1,310

+33.4

 

 

48

-8.5

 

 

 

 

Maize

2,838

+59.6

 

 

0.9756

-85.3

 

 

 

 

Rice

1,783

+74.6

 

 

108

+33.0

 

 

 

 

Barley

1,709

-61.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sorghum

3,451

-19.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cotton

513

-43.3

690

-50.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cotton yarn

804

-18.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sugar

966

-53.4

350

-55.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oilseeds

33,657

+13.8

13,210

-5.7

389

-1.2

640

-6.8

-12,570

-5.6

Soybean

30,998

+14.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canola seeds

1,730

-4.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edible oil

2,621

-2.0

1,830

-11.4

47

-23.5

60

-19.6

-1,770

-11.1

Palm oil

1,628

-15.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Soybean oil

144

+140

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canola oil

384

+26.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunflower oil & safflower oil

384

+23.8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DDGs

1,305

-12.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cassava (dried chips)

3,806

-25.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vegetables

 

 

190

-2.8

 

 

5,540

+7.9

+5,350

+8.7

Fruit

 

 

2,900

-5.0

 

 

2,510

+24.8

-390

-62.7

Animal products

 

 

9,440

+11.6

 

 

2,150

-9.0

-7,290

+19.7

Pork

568

+120

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edible pork offal

547

66.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beef

238

+66.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mutton

118

+2.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Milk powder

450

+19.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aquatic products

 

 

3,590

+3.7

 

 

7,990

+0.5

+4,390

-2.0

Natural Rubber

1,010

+3.75

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note:

1. The net import volume of grains was 10.951 million tons, down by 11.1% on a yearly basis.  

 

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