Trade between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries rose 12.25 percent year on year…
Trade between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries rose 12.25 percent year on year to US$41.347 billion in the first four months of 2014 (January to April), according to figures published by Forum Macau.
In the first four months of the year China sold goods to the eight Portuguese-speaking countries worth US$13.366 billion (7.38 percent more than in the same period of 2013) and bought goods worth US$27.980 billion (14.75 percent more), leading to a trade deficit of US$14.614 billion.
Portugal posted total trade with China of US$1.456 billion (26.08 percent more). Of this total US$977 million were Chinese sales to Portugal and US$479 million Portuguese sales to China.
SOURCE: Macau hub