Trade between Angola and China rises 44 pct in first four months of 2012

13 June 2012

Trade between China and Angola in the first four months of the year totalled US$12.067 billion, or 44.1 percent more than in the same period of 2010, according to official figures from the Chinese government.

Between January and November China exported US$9.323 billion in goods to Angola and imported US$11.470 billion in products, which represent rises of 21.78 percent and 46.32 percent against the same period of 2011, respectively.

Angola continues to be China most important partner amongst Portuguese-speaking countries followed by Portugal, which had trade with China of US$1.237 billion, which was a rise of 2.79 percent against the first four months of 2011.

Between January and April China exported goods to Portugal worth US$745 million (18 percent less than in 2011) and imported US$492 million (67 percent more than in 2011).

Mozambique is the fourth Portuguese-speaking country in terms of trade with China. In the first four months of the year trade totalled US$359.7 million, which was a rise of 41.74 percent against the same period of 2011. (macauhub)

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