Imports in China decreased to 231.70 USD Billion in July from 233.32 USD Billion in June of 2022. source: General Administration of Customs

Imports in China averaged 64.68 USD Billion from 1981 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 253.05 USD Billion in November of 2021 and a record low of 1.39 USD Billion in February of 1983. This page provides - China Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. China Imports - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2022.

Imports in China is expected to be 225.00 USD Billion by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the China Imports is projected to trend around 235.00 USD Billion in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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China Imports



Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Balance of Trade 101.26 97.94 USD Billion Jul 2022
Imports 231.70 233.32 USD Billion Jul 2022
Exports 332.96 331.30 USD Billion Jul 2022
Terms of Trade 101.22 97.25 points Jun 2022
Imports YoY 2.30 1.00 percent Jul 2022
Imports YoY 2.30 1.00 percent Jul 2022

China Imports
In China, machinery and transport equipment accounted for 38 percent of total imports on the back of electrical machinery, apparatus and appliances (21 percent), road vehicles (4 percent), telecommunications and sound recording and reproducing apparatus and equipment (3 percent), and office machines and automatic data processing machines (3 percent). Other important categories were: mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials (17 percent) led by petroleum, petroleum products and related materials (13 percent) and gas, natural and manufactured (3 percent); crude materials, inedible, except fuels (14 percent), such as metalliferous ores and metal scrap (9 percent); chemicals and related products (11 percent) due to organic chemicals (3 percent) and plastics in primary forms (3 percent); miscellaneous manufactured articles (7 percent); manufactured goods classified chiefly by material (7 percent); and food and live animals (4 percent). The biggest source of imports was the EU (13 percent of imports) of which Germany (5 percent) and France (2 percent), followed by South Korea, Taiwan, Japan (8 percent each), the US and Australia (6 percent each), Brazil (4 percent), Malaysia, Vietnam, Russia and Saudi Arabia (3 percent each), and Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia (2 percent each).
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
231.70 233.32 253.05 1.39 1981 - 2022 USD Billion Monthly
Current Prices, NSA
China Imports by Country Last Previous
European Union 34693700.00 24717800.00 USD THO Feb/20
Taiwan 20219286.20 19610179.47 USD THO Jun/22
South Korea 16497145.00 16608630.00 USD THO Jun/22
Japan 15882367.83 14376685.66 USD THO Jun/22
United States 14573519.69 15884218.94 USD THO Jun/22
Australia 12469602.03 12898990.11 USD THO Jun/22
Brazil 10820700.00 11063100.00 USD THO Jun/22
Malaysia 9828538.53 8395370.11 USD THO Jun/22
Russia 9748264.47 10268980.33 USD THO Jun/22
Germany 9368779.77 9884328.15 USD THO Jun/22
Vietnam 7162175.40 5929543.30 USD THO Jun/22
Indonesia 6131424.10 6474180.55 USD THO Jun/22
Thailand 5812434.46 5205994.80 USD THO Jun/22
Saudi Arabia 5341561.00 7512907.00 USD THO Jun/22
Chile 5182548.05 3477772.90 USD THO Jun/22
Switzerland 4305185.00 1874324.00 USD THO Jun/22
United Arab Emirates 3879920.97 4501078.32 USD THO Jun/22
South Africa 3069900.00 2083200.00 USD THO Jun/22
Canada 2952255.04 2593245.43 USD THO Jun/22
France 2843598.50 2740496.58 USD THO Jun/22
Singapore 2746492.95 2790002.85 USD THO Jun/22
Iraq 2660808.75 3625417.18 USD THO Jun/22
Italy 2541956.00 2111066.00 USD THO Jun/22
Oman 2437470.05 3812724.44 USD THO Jun/22
Philippines 2149509.00 2148704.00 USD THO Jun/22
Angola 2010792.90 2584541.10 USD THO Jun/22
Ireland 2005717.14 1860722.46 USD Jun/22
Kuwait 1972801.00 2161065.00 USD THO Jun/22
India 1792938.00 1531232.00 USD THO Jun/22
United Kingdom 1730119.38 1729925.09 USD THO Jun/22
Qatar 1679483.00 2218195.00 USD THO Jun/22
Kazakhstan 1653188.17 1218374.09 USD Jun/22
Mexico 1504734.80 1696283.60 USD THO Jun/22
New Zealand 1295202.66 1560509.77 USD THO Jun/22
Netherlands 998800.00 1073200.00 USD THO Jun/22
Sweden 939138.70 898510.80 USD Jun/22
Iran 888678.61 703033.96 USD THO Jun/22
Belgium 854973.65 613619.26 USD THO Jun/22
Mongolia 818524.00 880341.00 USD THO Jun/22
Spain 814221.92 824796.47 USD THO Jun/22
Israel 806821.58 773663.74 USD THO Jun/22
Austria 712905.00 800133.00 USD Jun/22
Hong Kong 680427.00 425748.00 USD THO Jun/22
Norway 550331.17 794540.88 USD THO Jun/22
Denmark 535542.76 432139.87 USD THO Jun/22
Finland 506846.07 471339.41 USD THO Jun/22
Poland 499460.96 439529.00 USD THO Jun/22
Argentina 498097.01 512732.87 USD THO Jun/22
Hungary 443602.20 397884.90 USD THO Jun/22
Turkey 423943.21 367716.01 USD THO Jun/22
Pakistan 316362.41 283252.81 USD THO Jun/22
Portugal 300062.80 245319.80 USD THO Jun/22
Laos 296748.00 231223.00 USD THO Jun/22
Brunei 199934.00 286685.00 USD THO Jun/22
Nigeria 176811.43 145828.47 USD Jun/22
Panama 148365.30 144703.20 USD THO Jun/22
Venezuela 104969.00 148713.00 USD THO Jun/22
Sudan 99586.57 159206.68 USD THO Jun/22
Bangladesh 73761.00 73470.00 USD THO Jun/22
Greece 71092.19 34239.48 USD Jun/22
Jordan 39598.00 33934.00 USD THO Jun/22
Sri Lanka 31604.00 30997.00 USD THO Jun/22
Cyprus 7110.00 1359.00 USD THO Jun/22
Macau 5059.18 6587.02 USD THO Jun/22
Lebanon 4327.00 3296.00 USD THO Jun/22
Nepal 2007.00 1973.00 USD THO Jun/22
Bahrain 1144.00 3579.00 USD THO Jun/22
Yemen 1057.00 220152.00 USD THO Jun/22
Afghanistan 872.00 976.00 USD THO Jun/22
Maldives 3.00 2.00 USD THO Jun/22
Bhutan 1.46 0.14 USD THO Jun/22
China Imports by Category Last Previous
Mechanical & Electrical Products 88623377.96 84119726.76 USD THO Jun/22
High-&-new-tech Products 65286771.37 61385991.50 USD THO Jun/22
Fuels & Related Materials 41559203.52 48898861.47 USD THO Jun/22
Integrated Circuit 35944424.73 32451000.00 USD THO Jun/22
Crude Petroleum (value) 28591402.00 35228590.00 USD THO Jun/22
Agricultural Products 20342020.79 22293900.00 USD THO Jun/22
Iron Ores & Concentrate 12012832.00 12853400.00 USD THO Jun/22
Iron Ore & Concentrates 12012831.84 12853435.37 USD THO Jun/22
Soybean 5792654.77 6487420.36 USD THO Jun/22
Unwrought Copper & Copper Products 5334172.74 4734035.75 USD THO Jun/22
Copper Ores & Concentrate 5223292.00 5582700.00 USD THO Jun/22
Copper Ore & Concentrate 5223291.71 5582669.29 USD THO Jun/22
Automatic Data Proc. Eq. & Components 5067110.41 4782000.00 USD THO Jun/22
Liquefied Petroleum Gas 4862451.68 5263800.00 USD THO Jun/22
Pharmaceuticals 4388159.37 4473500.00 USD THO Jun/22
Medicinal & Pharmaceutical Products 4051765.10 4261167.16 USD THO Jun/22
Measuring Instruments 4034407.00 3542818.00 USD THO Jun/22
Iron & Steel 3670264.94 3662081.08 USD THO Jun/22
Motor Vehicles & Chassis 3579910.15 4700592.51 USD THO Jun/22
Coal 3042481.69 3399546.25 USD THO Jun/22
Copper & Its Alloys 2760280.00 2570289.00 USD THO Dec/19
Parts of Motor Vehicles 2703372.82 2753323.04 USD THO Jun/22
Diode & Semiconductors 2550361.45 2373433.84 USD THO Jun/22
Parts of Automatic Data Proc.equip. 2156912.00 1952102.00 USD THO Jun/22
Fresh and Dried Fruits and Nuts 1802801.27 1846300.00 USD THO Jun/22
Paper Pulp 1796311.44 1765629.20 USD THO Jun/22
Four Wheel Drive Car 1759970.00 2207839.00 USD THO Dec/19
Cereals & Cereal Flour 1751799.00 2143891.00 USD THO Jun/22
Plastic Products 1745167.00 1760660.00 USD THO Jun/22
Logs & Lumber 1632823.16 1560100.00 USD THO Jun/22
Cars Incl. Spare Parts 1471473.00 2616730.00 USD THO Dec/19
Refined Petroleum Oil 1470177.00 1775614.00 USD THO Jun/22
Sugar & Sugar Confectionery 1402234.58 1231959.00 USD THO Jun/22
Steel Products 1370780.82 1339526.00 USD THO Jun/22
Lcd Panel 1191607.53 1224800.00 USD THO Jun/22
Parts of Telecoms Equipments 1076356.00 1286829.00 USD THO Dec/19
Fuel Oil 1002483.00 487567.00 USD THO Dec/19
No. 5-7 Fuel Oil 1002400.00 487600.00 USD THO Dec/19
Steel Sheets & Plates 966843.00 736500.00 USD THO Dec/19
Timber 926067.00 888203.00 USD THO Jun/22
Iron & Steel Products 814994.57 824832.40 USD THO Jun/22
Synthetic Rubber 746079.00 679490.00 USD THO Dec/19
Wood 706756.00 671931.00 USD THO Jun/22
Unwrought & Rolled Aluminum 641321.00 653220.00 USD THO Jun/22
Machine Tools 629024.82 506100.00 USD THO Jun/22
Copper Products 576204.00 476867.00 USD THO Dec/19
Printing, Binding Machinery & Parts 537365.00 520220.00 USD THO Jun/22
Insulated Wire Or Cable 471657.00 448146.00 USD THO Jun/22
Paper & Paperboard 457241.00 406432.00 USD THO Dec/19
Edible Vegetable Oil (incl. Palm Oil) 429012.07 557151.70 USD THO Jun/22
Fertilizers 401161.20 397900.00 USD THO Jun/22
Semi-finished Steel Products 357953.00 271557.00 USD THO Dec/19
Copper Waste & Scrap 342069.00 441703.00 USD THO Dec/19
Liquid Lifting Machine 340922.00 336214.00 USD THO Dec/19
Electric Motors & Generators 333181.00 339810.00 USD THO Dec/19
Mechanical Handling Equipment 332723.00 303293.00 USD THO Dec/19
Natural Rubber 330787.00 266719.00 USD THO Dec/19
Cotton Yarn 324267.00 432237.00 USD THO Jun/22
Clocks, Watches & Parts 320852.80 178526.28 USD THO Jun/22
Textile Machinery & Spares 304904.00 253983.00 USD THO Dec/19
Abs Resin 293348.00 287226.00 USD THO Dec/19
Unwrought Aluminium & Aluminium 275485.00 234254.00 USD THO Nov/19
Iron & Steel Nails & Bolts 254667.00 261040.00 USD THO Dec/19
Wool 240749.00 242744.00 USD THO Jun/22
Digital Central Processing Components 236989.00 225759.00 USD THO Jun/22
Kerosene 216022.00 162417.00 USD THO Dec/19
Rolled Aluminum 213908.00 216008.00 USD THO Dec/19
Construction & Mining Machinery 208964.00 196810.00 USD THO Dec/19
Gypsum, Cement & Related Materials 208647.80 190890.64 USD THO Jun/22
Wheat 200485.00 259062.00 USD THO Jun/22
Ox & Horse Leather 153639.00 160168.00 USD THO Jun/22
Aircraft 152767.23 327100.00 USD THO Jun/22
Stone, Cement, Asbestos, Etc. Products 143865.70 148659.45 USD THO Jun/22
Manufactured Goods 141910.88 128583.08 USD Million Jun/22
Aluminum Oxides 134665.00 75980.00 USD THO Dec/19
Rape Oil & Mustard Oil 121851.00 202116.00 USD THO Jun/22
Digital Automatic Data Proc. Equip. 121327.00 81432.00 USD THO Jun/22
Synthetic Fibres & Woven Yarn 109142.00 109585.00 USD THO Dec/19
Synthetic Fibres, Filament & Yarn 103183.00 112450.00 USD THO Jun/22
Steel & Iron Pipe 98837.00 125035.00 USD THO Dec/19
Primary Products 91411.98 100907.65 USD Million Jun/22
Knitted Or Crocheted Fabrics 89712.50 89579.30 USD THO Jun/22
Sugar 70942.00 125831.00 USD THO Jun/22
Synthetic Fiber For Spinning 70567.00 64652.00 USD THO Dec/19
Cigarette 67981.00 42733.00 USD THO Dec/19
Refrigerator & Equipment 62068.00 96269.00 USD THO Dec/19
Cotton Woven Fabrics 59841.00 62737.00 USD THO Dec/19
Trucks 58579.00 57604.00 USD THO Jun/22
Electronic Integrated Circuits 47700.00 46000.00 MILLIONS Jun/22
Soya Bean Oil 44346.00 12672.00 USD THO Jun/22
Mineral Products 43673.87 43830.42 USD Million May/19
Weaving Machines 42781.00 31880.00 USD THO Dec/19
Textile Yarn Machinery 41851.00 43306.00 USD THO Dec/19
Diesel Oil 41612.00 42661.00 USD THO Dec/19
Electronic Technology 40874.48 37062.70 USD Million Jun/22
Polyester Chips 38019.00 41698.00 USD THO Dec/19
Inedible Crude Materials, Except Fuels 37314.48 38468.67 USD Million Jun/22
Paper Making Machinery &parts 36494.00 31147.00 USD THO Dec/19
Food Processing Machinery & Parts 34745.00 26254.00 USD THO Dec/19
Scrap Aluminum 32495.00 86484.00 USD THO Dec/19
Steel Or Iron Angles, Shapes & Sections 25051.00 21108.00 USD THO Dec/19
Special Automobiles 17632.00 9055.00 USD THO Jun/22
Machinery and Equipments 16191.56 16417.85 USD Million May/19
Plywood 13769.00 11944.00 USD THO Dec/19
Chemical Industrial Products 13212.54 12301.59 USD Million May/19
Primary Products - Food & Live Animals 11099.72 11981.84 USD Million Jun/22
Computer and Communication Technology 8652.64 8421.25 USD Million Jun/22
Conveyance 8513.77 9017.90 USD Million May/19
Automobile Chassis & Engine 8439.00 7842.00 USD THO Dec/19
Base Metal and Products 8088.01 8518.42 USD Million May/19
Apparatus and Instruments 8045.03 8329.28 USD Million May/19
Plastic and Products 6153.51 6346.83 USD Million May/19
Air Conditoner 6067.00 6369.00 USD THO Dec/19
Life Scientific Technology 4925.74 5039.66 USD Million Jun/22
Photoelectricity Technology 3138.29 3225.36 USD Million Dec/21
Textile Material and Products 2983.35 2967.74 USD Million May/19
Auto Parts and Accessories 2703.37 2753.32 USD Million Jun/22
Scrap Steel 2048.00 639.00 USD THO Dec/19
Dump Trucks Incl. Spare Parts 1569.00 742.00 USD THO Dec/19
Metalwork 1435.13 1445.43 USD Million May/19
Aviation and Spaceflight Technology 1340.00 1668.35 USD Million Jun/22
Bus, 10 to 29 Seater 1221.00 620.00 USD THO Dec/19
Biological Technology 949.35 761.21 USD Million Jun/22
Primary Products - Beverages & Tobacco 673.98 594.08 USD Million Jun/22
Material Technology 608.65 614.56 USD Million Jun/22
Non-food Raw Materials 373.14 384.69 USD HML Jun/22
Telephonic Switching Appar 1.12 0.25 Thousand Dec/19

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