Trade between China and Portuguese language countries grows 45.07% from January 2010 to January 2011
Tuesday, March 08, 2011
here in Portuguese:
Trade between China and Portuguese language countries grew by 45.07% in January compared to the same month one year prior (2010), to 8.31 billion dollars, according to data from the Chinese Department of Customs in Macau.
Over the year, China imported $5.41 billion from the eight Portuguese language countries and sold goods worth $2.9 billion.
Brazil was the largest trading partner of the Portuguese language countries with bilateral commerce reaching $5.98 billion, with Brazil acquiring $2.31 billion worth of goods from China and selling $3.67 billion to China.
Angola was in second place with trade reaching $1.91 billion (6.1% less than in January 2010), and Portugal was in third place with trade between China totaling $338 million.