China

0.96

Econ Complexity 22nd of 186
1980
2013

$2.25T

Exports 1st of 236
1980
2013

$1.56T

Imports 2nd of 236
1980
2013

$11.9k

GDP Per Capita 84th of 186
1990
2013

China is the largest export economy in the world and the 22nd most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2013, China exported $2.25T and imported $1.56T, resulting in a positive trade balance of $690B. In 2013 the GDP of China was $9.2T and its GDP per capita was $11.9k.

The top exports of China are Computers ($208B), Broadcasting Equipment ($128B), Telephones ($100B), Integrated Circuits ($51B) and Office Machine Parts ($46.8B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Crude Petroleum ($198B), Integrated Circuits ($139B), Iron Ore ($90.7B), Gold ($78.1B) and Cars ($44.9B).

The top export destinations of China are the United States ($423B), Hong Kong ($270B), Japan ($163B), Germany ($92.5B) and South Korea ($80.3B). The top import origins are Other Asia ($155B), South Korea ($142B), Japan ($133B), the United States ($130B) and Australia ($94.4B).

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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