China

0.68

Econ Complexity 38th of 184
1980
2015

$2.37T

Exports 1st of 221
1980
2015

$1.27T

Imports 2nd of 221
1980
2015

$14.5k

GDP Per Capita 80th of 184
1990
2015

China is the largest export economy in the world and the 38th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2015, China exported $2.37T and imported $1.27T, resulting in a positive trade balance of $1.1T. In 2015 the GDP of China was $11T and its GDP per capita was $14.5k.

The top exports of China are Computers ($188B), Broadcasting Equipment ($165B), Telephones ($112B), Integrated Circuits ($65.7B) and Office Machine Parts ($45.4B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Crude Petroleum ($119B), Integrated Circuits ($95.2B), Gold ($65.8B), Iron Ore ($42.9B) and Cars ($38.5B).

The top export destinations of China are the United States ($457B), Hong Kong ($273B), Japan ($152B), Germany ($97.4B) and South Korea ($90.1B). The top import origins are South Korea ($131B), the United States ($128B), Japan ($116B), Germany ($78.6B) and Other Asia ($73.4B).

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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