Latest News:  
Beijing   Sunny    13 / 3   City Forecast

People's Daily Online>>China Business

Macao's trade deficit reaches 632 mln USD in February


13:03, March 30, 2012

MACAO, March 30 (Xinhua) -- Macao recorded a trade deficit of 5. 06 billion patacas (632.6 million U.S. dollars) in February 2012, as merchandise import soared by 64.4 percent year-on-year, according to the figures released on Friday by the city's Statistics and Census Service (DSEC).

Total merchandise export for February amounted to 653 million patacas (81.6 million U.S. dollars), up notably by 82.4 percent year-on-year, with value of domestic export increasing by 50.5 percent to 172 million patacas (21.5 million U. S. dollars), the figures showed.

Meanwhile, total value of merchandise export in the first two months of 2012 increased by 25.9 percent year-on-year to 1.27 billion patacas (158.7 million U.S.dollars), of which value of re- exports and domestic exports rose by 38.7 percent and 3.1 percent respectively

Analyzed by destination, value of merchandise export to Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland in the first two months of 2012 increased by 42.1 percent 26.0 percent respectively year-on-year, the DSEC said.

In the first two months of 2012, value of merchandise import from Chinese mainland (3.47 billion patacas) and the EU (2.76 billion patacas) expanded by 43.9 percent and 25.4 percent year-on- year, respectively, the figures indicated.


Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name


Selections for you

  1. Dangerous poisons in our dinner table

  2. Female martial arts teacher in Wuhan

  3. S. Korea, U.S. carry out live-fire drills

  4. Underwater museum reopens in SW China

Most Popular


  1. BRICS mulls joint bank
  2. How far away are we from nuclear terrorism?
  3. Benefits, not values, define BRICS unity
  4. China slams Japan's move over Diaoyu Islands
  5. More efforts needed for enhancing nuclear security
  6. Chinese solar companies to fight US tariffs
  7. South China Sea mapping underway
  8. Safer world, safer energy
  9. Keep talking, Hu urges
  10. US' human rights violations

What's happening in China

Cabinet OKs school bus safety draft

  1. Apple porn apps trigger Chinese users' anger
  2. Underwater museum reopens in SW China
  3. Shenzhen sewage outlets pollute sea
  4. School breakfast sickens 70 children in SW China
  5. China braces for first tropical storm of 2012

PD Online Data

  1. Spring Festival
  2. Chinese ethnic odyssey
  3. Yangge in Shaanxi
  4. Gaoqiao in Northern China
  5. The drum dance in Ansai