China

0.74

Econ Complexity 37th of 185
1980
2014

$2.37T

Exports 1st of 220
1980
2014

$1.53T

Imports 2nd of 220
1980
2014

$13.2k

GDP Per Capita 85th of 185
1990
2014

China is the largest export economy in the world and the 37th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2014, China exported $2.37T and imported $1.53T, resulting in a positive trade balance of $834B. In 2014 the GDP of China was $10.4T and its GDP per capita was $13.2k.

The top exports of China are Computers ($208B), Broadcasting Equipment ($157B), Telephones ($107B), Integrated Circuits ($61.5B) and Office Machine Parts ($46.9B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Crude Petroleum ($205B), Integrated Circuits ($135B), Iron Ore ($73.4B), Gold ($63.9B) and Cars ($55.2B).

The top export destinations of China are the United States ($432B), Hong Kong ($258B), Japan ($166B), Germany ($101B) and South Korea ($88.9B). The top import origins are South Korea ($142B), the United States ($134B), Other Asia ($131B), Japan ($131B) and Germany ($96.7B).

China borders Afghanistan, Bhutan, Hong Kong, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Macau, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, North Korea, Tajikistan, Vietnam and Russia by land and Brunei, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines and Taiwan by sea.

Economic Complexity of China

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