Trade between Portugal and China recorded strong growth in 2020 despite the adverse effects of the pandemic. Portugal’s trade balance also improved, with exports to China up 20 percent to, while imports dropped 3 percent. according to data published by the Macao-based Forum for Economic and Trade Co-operation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries – also known as Forum Macao, overall trade between the two countries climbed 5 percent to 5.7 billion euros.