Chinese Year of the Rat 2020: What Does 2020 Have In Store For Us?

The Chinese New Year begins on January 25th, 2020. The sign of Pig that ruled the whole year 2019 is replaced by the Rat, the first of the twelve signs of the Chinese horoscope. That is why 2020 will be a year of new beginnings or discoveries. All decisions made during this year will affect next 12 years.

The element of 2020 is metal, hence the year of Metal Rat. Its planet is Venus and its color is white. It is quite a rare year and will gradually become better over time. The lucky numbers for 2020 are 5, 7, and 9, and lucky colors are white, blue, yellow, and green.

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What holds the year of Metal Rat in store for us? Let’s take a look at the Chinese horoscope for 2020.

Chinese Year 2020 of Metal Rat

Chinese horoscope 2020 talks about intensity and happiness. According to Chinese astrology, the year of the Metal Rat should be favorable in at least some areas for all signs of the Chinese horoscope. Whether they are personal goals, ambitions, or hobbies, we all feel more determined and courageous to move forward and achieve our goals.

In China, the rat is seen as a symbol of the protector that brings prosperity to society, so this year should be in this spirit.

It will be a great year for developing, starting new projects, businesses, or relationships. The rat as an animal is small but fast, keen, and curious, and our nature will be of a similar character. Rats are also very generous and social animals living in communities, and similarly, we all this year will feel the need to belong to a community or to find our soul mate.

Those who plan to buy real estate, start a business, or invest money in long-term projects have high chances of success. However, everything must be carefully thought out beforehand.

The Year of the Metal Rat will bring us a lot of creative energy. The energy that can manifest itself through the fulfillment of many things we desire in our lives. It assures us that everything is possible, that each of us is the director of our lives, and has the opportunity to be whoever he wants.

The Rat sign is based on the ancient Chinese and Indian cultures in which the rat, unlike Western cultures, was a highly respected animal. People born under this sign are considered noble, wise, and intelligent. They love luxury and sophistication, but they can be quite jealous in love.

RATS will find in 2020 that life is more comfortable than they thought. They shouldn’t get lazy and take everything for granted. In addition to being lucky in love, they will also improve their relationship with themselves; they will increase self-love and self-esteem in 2020.

OXEN have a chance to show the world their talents. During this year, they will finally show their hidden gems and what they were afraid to reveal because they were ashamed or not ready yet.

TIGERS should start trusting themselves and their abilities more, and not to draw conclusions according to the opinions of others. They should stand by their opinion and do what they think is right. The views of others may have a very negative impact on them this year.

HARES will experience stagnation in 2020. As they seek to solve their problems, they encounter many obstacles that can dampen their innate enthusiasm, and they are exposed to significant changes in their work and love.

DRAGONS will have an exciting year. They’ll realize that life is finally beginning, and new ways and opportunities are unfolding. In the first months of the year, they can get answers to questions they had but didn’t want to ask.

SNAKES have the opportunity to lay the foundations for the success that will come in the coming years. They are going to strip off their skin, but before that, they must finish everything that remains unfinished. They will enjoy a lot of love and passion, but there may also be a lot of jealousy or suspicion.

For HORSES, 2020 will be a year of work and goals achieved. But they must intensify their contact with nature and try to find peace of mind. If they are too focused on work, they can succumb to stress or exhaustion. They must learn to balance work and personal life during this year.

For GOATS, 2020 will be a successful year in all areas. The only enemy they will have to fight is their pessimism or negative thoughts. They must learn more to believe in themselves and not be affected by their negative self-talk.

MONKEYS can look forward to abundance, prosperity in business, the opportunity to enjoy free time and worldly pleasures.

ROOSTERS have the opportunity to implement many of their projects. They can do a lot of things, but it will cost them a lot of effort and a lot of work. Roosters know that nothing is free, but they are willing to devote their time and effort to achieve their personal goals. Roosters seem to have more energy this year than ever.

For DOGS, 2020 will be the year of decisions that can change their course of life forever. Dogs must make sure they know what they are doing and have faith in it. They should listen to the intuition that guides them in the right direction.

PIGS can look forward to great happiness in love. In other aspects of life, it will not be so famous, and great caution is needed, especially in business negotiations. Pigs in a Chinese horoscope believe in love and know that when they do something with love, nothing can go wrong. Pigs can learn something new this year, maybe cooking, baking, or a new language.

How will be the year 2020 according to the Chinese horoscope in different spheres of our lives?


What will work life look like for everyone? All year 2020 will be marked by the Rat, which is influenced by the Earth element, which means that all actions initiated this year will be a sign of success, but you must follow your goals confidently with the decision to succeed.

You must not wait and hesitate, but act with a clear vision and not be paralyzed by fear of failure. Although there will be days when things are not going well, you have to rely on your own strength and solve your problems. If you know what you do and believe in yourself, nothing will go wrong.


What does the Chinese horoscope for 2020 bring in love? After 2019, which was full of unforeseen situations in this respect, 2020 will be more peaceful. On the other hand, the second part of the new year will be in a style of distrust, which will sometimes be justified but sometimes illogical. Sometimes it will even stem from a lack of sincerity.

As has been said, rats are very social, and loneliness is not good for them, so the goal of most of us will be to find love or feel accepted by society. On the other hand, if we are already in a relationship, we will desire more trust and less jealousy.

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During 2020, all signs will enjoy good health, except for a few moments of the year, when exhaustion is called for. The second half of 2020 will awaken new energy, so your mental state will improve. Plenty of exercises and a balanced diet is critical this year. Do not forget the regular drinking regime, which is particularly important this year.


In 2020, luck will be on your side, but you need to seize it when it starts knocking on your door. The Chinese believe that nothing will scare happiness more than doubt. Those who grasp luck and happiness quickly are guaranteed success.

Famous people born in the Year of the Rat:

Avril Lavigne (1984), Samuel J. Jackson (1948), Scarlett Johansson (1984), Mark Zuckerberg (1984), Eminem (1972), Katty Perry (1984), Hugh Grant (1960) or Antonio Banderas (1960).