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China’s Agricultural Import and Export for Jan. - Mar. of 2017

DATE:2017-07-30       SOURCE:Department of International Cooperation, MOA
 

In the first quarter of 2017, China’s import & export in agriculture totaled US$ 45.40 billion with a year-on-year increase of 11.7%. China’s agricultural export was US$ 16.39 billion and its agricultural import was US$ 29.01 billion, down by 0.1% and up by 19.6% respectively. China suffered a trade deficit of US$ 12.62 billion in agriculture, up by 60.7%. The export and import figures of major agricultural products were as follows:

 

Import and Export of Major Agricultural Products for Jan. - Mar. of 2017

 

 

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

6,531

+20.5

1,560

+4.4

265

+160

150

+78.9

 

 

Wheat

1,080

+91.7

 

 

21

-32.9

 

 

 

 

Maize

307

-52.5

 

 

1.4406

+110

 

 

 

 

Rice

871

-3.0

 

 

204

+400

 

 

 

 

Barley

2,181

+130

 

 

0.0342

+170

 

 

 

 

Sorghum

2,026

-12.8

 

 

12

+59.3

 

 

 

 

Cotton

446

+47.7

740

+82.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cotton yarn

531

+13.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sugar

894

+47.7

430

+99.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oilseeds

21,270

+20.4

9,370

+35.6

276

+15.5

410

+4.2

-8,960

+37.5

Soybean

19,521

+20.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canola seeds

1,250

+35.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edible oil

1,763

+0.8

1,360

+17.7

34

+6.8

40

-0.8

-1,310

+18.4

Palm oil

1,252

+8.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Soybean oil

92

-15.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canola oil

251

-12.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunflower oil & safflower oil

118

-25.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DDGs

195

-76.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cassava (dried chips)

2,208

-6.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vegetables

 

 

110

+19.1

 

 

3,420

+8.2

+3,310

+7.8

Fruit

 

 

1,610

-0.6

 

 

1,470

-11.5

-140

-380

Animal products

 

 

6,060

+12.8

 

 

1,300

+6.1

-4,760

+14.8

Pork

346

+21.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edible pork offal

339

+17.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beef

160

+15.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mutton

72

+12.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Milk powder

328

+1.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aquatic products

 

 

2,390

+19.9

 

 

4,570

+1.2

+2,180

-13.5

Natural Rubber

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note:

The net import volume of grains was 6.366 million tons, up by 17.8% on a yearly basis.

 

 

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