Nominal GDP for China was CN¥114,367bn in 2021, down from CN¥101,599bn in 2020. The Chinese population was estimated at 1.4bn in 2021 according to the IMF, while the United States is China’s biggest trading partner.
Variables Surveyed for China
Variables covered in our monthly analysis of China include:
Consensus Forecasts for China
Individual panellist forecasts are shown for each of the variables surveyed, along with the consensus (mean) forecast. The rows of forecasts are ranked by the GDP growth estimate for the current year, highest to lowest. In the hard copy and pdf version of the publication, we also show selected “comparison forecasters” including the Asian Development Bank, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, IMF and OECD. The table below shows a small example set of forecasts for GDP growth and Consumer Prices (CPI), taken from our survey of September 2022.
Source: Asia Pacific Conensus Forecasts, September 2022