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Macroeconomic indicators
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 as of
GDP, y-o-y %-change 14.2 9.6 9.2 10.6 9.5 7.7 7.7 7.3 6.9 6.7 6.8 Q1-3/17
GDP, CNY billion 27023 31952 34908 41303 48930 54037 59524 64397 68905 74413 59329 Q1-3/17
GDP, EUR billion 2594 3125 3664 4604 5439 6667 7291 7867 9881 10121 7573 Q1-3/17
GDP, USD billion 3552 4599 5111 6103 7572 8565 9683 10451 10965 11203 8897 Q1-3/17
Industrial production,
y-o-y %-change
18.5 12.9 11.0 15.7 13.9 10.0 9.7 8.3 6.1 6.0 6.6 1-11/17
Fixed investments,
y-o-y %-change, nominal
25.8 26.1 30.1 23.8 23.8 20.6 19.6 15.7 10.0 8.1 7.2 1-11/17
Retail sales,
y-o-y -change, nominal
16.8 21.6 15.5 23.3 17.1 14.5 13.1 12.0 14.7 10.5 10.5 1-11/17
Exports, USD billion 1218 1429 1202 1578 1899 2050 2211 2343 2284 2137 2045 1-11/17
Imports, USD billion 956 1132 1004 1394 1741 1817 1949 1963 1681 1589 1664 1-11/17
Current account, % of GDP 9.9 9.1 4.8 3.9 2.7 2.3 1.9 2.1 3.0 1.9 1.2 Q1-3/17
Population, million
(end of year)
1321 1328 1335 1341 1347 1354 1361 1368 1375 1383    
Sources: People's Bank of China, National Bureau of Statistics of China, Ministry of Commerce.          
                         
Fiscal indicators (% of GDP)
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 as of
Revenues 19.0 19.2 19.6 20.1 21.2 21.7 21.7 21.8 22.1 21.4 22.6 Q1-3/17
Expenditures 18.4 19.5 21.7 21.7 22.3 23.3 23.5 23.6 25.5 25.2 25.6 Q1-3/17
Balance 0.6 -0.3 -2.1 -1.6 -1.1 -1.6 -1.8 -1.8 -3.4 -3.8 -3.0 Q1-3/17
Source: National Bureau of Statistics of China                    
                         
Monetary indicators
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 as of
Inflation (CPI), y-o-y %-change (end of period) 6.5 1.2 1.9 4.6 4.1 2.7 2.5 1.5 1.6 2.1 1.8 12/17
M2, y-o-y %-change
(end of period)
16.7 17.8 27.7 19.7 13.6 13.8 13.6 12.2 13.3 11.3 9.1 11/17
Average household monthly disposable income in urban areas (per capita), CNY 1149 1315 1431 1592 1817 2047 2205 2404 2600 2801 3048 9/17
Average household monthly disposable income in urban areas (per capita), EUR 107 146 142 176 212 253 270 294 371 374 394 9/17
Average household monthly disposable income in urban areas (per capita), USD 155 192 210 239 286 328 359 390 407 420 450 9/17
Average household monthly net income in rural areas (per capita), CNY 413 478 523 591 720 816 915 874 952 1030 1086 9/17
Average household monthly net income in rural areas (per capita), EUR 38 53 52 65 84 101 110 106 136 137 140 9/17
Average household monthly net income in rural areas (per capita), USD 56 70 77 89 113 131 150 141 149 154 160 9/17
Forex reserves, US$ billion
(end of period)
1528 1946 2399 2847 3181 3312 3821 3843 3330 3011 3140 12/17
CNY/EUR (end of period)2 10.4 10.2 9.5 9.0 9.0 8.1 8.2 8.2 7.0 7.4 7.6 1-12/17
CNY/USD (end of period)2 7.6 6.9 6.8 6.8 6.5 6.3 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.6 6.8 1-12/17
1) Annual averages; end of period: monthly average.                    
2) Annual averages (current year: average from the beginning of the year).              
Sources: People's Bank of China, National Bureau of Statistics of China.