Imports in China increased to 229.49 USD Billion in May from 222.50 USD Billion in April of 2022. source: General Administration of Customs

Imports in China averaged 64 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 June of 2022.

Imports in China is expected to be 234.00 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 78.76 51.12 USD Billion May 2022
Imports 229.49 222.50 USD Billion May 2022
Exports 308.25 273.62 USD Billion May 2022
Terms of Trade 97.25 93.02 points May 2022
Imports YoY 4.10 0.00 percent May 2022
Imports YoY 4.10 0.00 percent May 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
229.49 222.50 253.05 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 19610179.47 20880600.17 USD THO May/22
South Korea 16608630.00 16539346.00 USD THO May/22
United States 15884218.94 13768438.28 USD THO May/22
Japan 14376685.66 15665083.18 USD THO May/22
Australia 12898990.11 10977219.70 USD THO May/22
Brazil 11063100.00 10528200.00 USD THO May/22
Russia 10268980.33 8889482.79 USD THO May/22
Germany 9884328.15 9451483.22 USD THO May/22
Malaysia 8395370.11 8779555.27 USD THO May/22
Saudi Arabia 7512907.00 8168493.00 USD THO May/22
Indonesia 6474180.55 6456598.51 USD THO May/22
Vietnam 5929543.30 6517992.10 USD THO May/22
Thailand 5205994.80 4654168.63 USD THO May/22
United Arab Emirates 4501078.32 3729192.72 USD THO May/22
Oman 3812724.44 2942085.07 USD THO May/22
Iraq 3625417.18 3279120.73 USD THO May/22
Chile 3477772.90 3167176.00 USD THO May/22
Singapore 2790002.85 2654313.40 USD THO May/22
France 2740496.58 2676618.90 USD THO May/22
Canada 2593245.43 2487409.07 USD THO May/22
Angola 2584541.10 2328954.00 USD THO May/22
Qatar 2218195.00 1469806.00 USD THO May/22
Kuwait 2161065.00 3092061.00 USD THO May/22
Philippines 2148704.00 2056636.00 USD THO May/22
Italy 2111066.00 1957532.00 USD THO May/22
South Africa 2083200.00 2005500.00 USD THO May/22
Switzerland 1874324.00 2014582.00 USD THO May/22
Ireland 1860722.46 1078820.00 USD May/22
United Kingdom 1729925.09 2006893.99 USD THO May/22
Mexico 1696283.60 1443813.00 USD THO May/22
New Zealand 1560509.77 1233253.69 USD THO May/22
India 1531232.00 1364095.00 USD THO May/22
Kazakhstan 1218374.09 1719417.00 USD May/22
Netherlands 1073200.00 1130900.00 USD THO May/22
Sweden 898510.80 639072.00 USD May/22
Mongolia 880341.00 683950.00 USD THO May/22
Spain 824796.47 800821.00 USD THO May/22
Austria 800133.00 757599.00 USD May/22
Norway 794540.88 661766.00 USD THO May/22
Israel 773663.74 771611.58 USD THO May/22
Iran 703033.96 556072.34 USD THO May/22
Belgium 613619.26 797025.00 USD THO May/22
Argentina 512732.87 489403.00 USD THO May/22
Finland 471339.41 415409.00 USD THO May/22
Poland 439529.00 416251.00 USD THO May/22
Denmark 432139.87 540070.00 USD THO May/22
Hong Kong 425748.00 426823.00 USD THO May/22
Hungary 397884.90 435679.00 USD THO May/22
Turkey 367716.01 367459.81 USD THO May/22
Brunei 286685.00 244011.00 USD THO May/22
Pakistan 283252.81 285963.04 USD THO May/22
Portugal 245319.80 240555.00 USD THO May/22
Laos 231223.00 363484.00 USD THO May/22
Yemen 220152.00 2013.00 USD THO May/22
Sudan 159206.68 82123.00 USD THO May/22
Venezuela 148713.00 57760.00 USD THO May/22
Nigeria 145828.47 92235.00 USD May/22
Panama 144703.20 59068.00 USD THO May/22
Bangladesh 73470.00 76017.00 USD THO May/22
Greece 34239.48 82646.00 USD May/22
Jordan 33934.00 98791.00 USD THO May/22
Sri Lanka 30997.00 34714.00 USD THO May/22
Macau 6587.02 6728.11 USD THO May/22
Bahrain 3579.00 6210.00 USD THO May/22
Lebanon 3296.00 6576.00 USD THO May/22
Nepal 1973.00 1607.00 USD THO May/22
Cyprus 1359.00 1910.00 USD THO May/22
Afghanistan 976.00 940.00 USD THO May/22
Maldives 2.00 2.00 USD THO May/22
Bhutan 0.14 1.06 USD THO May/22
China Imports by Category Last Previous
Mechanical & Electrical Products 84119726.76 87045696.82 USD THO May/22
High-&-new-tech Products 61385991.50 61530147.00 USD THO May/22
Fuels & Related Materials 48898861.47 46907475.60 USD THO May/22
Crude Petroleum (value) 35228590.00 34225627.00 USD THO May/22
Integrated Circuit 32451000.00 34782000.00 USD THO May/22
Agricultural Products 22293900.00 19029400.00 USD THO May/22
Iron Ore & Concentrates 12853435.37 11573000.80 USD THO May/22
Iron Ores & Concentrate 12853400.00 11573000.00 USD THO May/22
Soybean 6487420.36 5348514.90 USD THO May/22
Copper Ores & Concentrate 5582700.00 4868000.00 USD THO May/22
Copper Ore & Concentrate 5582669.29 4867954.86 USD THO May/22
Liquefied Petroleum Gas 5263800.00 4260700.00 USD THO May/22
Automatic Data Proc. Eq. & Components 4782000.00 4544000.00 USD THO May/22
Unwrought Copper & Copper Products 4734035.75 4863608.31 USD THO May/22
Motor Vehicles & Chassis 4700592.51 6167131.83 USD THO May/22
Pharmaceuticals 4473500.00 2825000.00 USD THO May/22
Medicinal & Pharmaceutical Products 4261167.16 2551410.04 USD THO May/22
Iron & Steel 3662081.08 3572203.74 USD THO May/22
Measuring Instruments 3542818.00 3528898.00 USD THO May/22
Coal 3399546.25 3702222.10 USD THO May/22
Copper & Its Alloys 2760280.00 2570289.00 USD THO Dec/19
Parts of Motor Vehicles 2753323.04 2693006.20 USD THO May/22
Diode & Semiconductors 2373433.84 2362649.14 USD THO May/22
Cereals & Cereal Flour 2143891.00 1841321.00 USD THO May/22
Parts of Automatic Data Proc.equip. 1952102.00 1779060.00 USD THO May/22
Fresh and Dried Fruits and Nuts 1846300.00 1217200.00 USD THO May/22
Refined Petroleum Oil 1775614.00 1296770.00 USD THO May/22
Paper Pulp 1765629.20 1763118.04 USD THO May/22
Plastic Products 1760660.00 1747250.00 USD THO May/22
Four Wheel Drive Car 1759970.00 2207839.00 USD THO Dec/19
Logs & Lumber 1560100.00 1442600.00 USD THO May/22
Cars Incl. Spare Parts 1471473.00 2616730.00 USD THO Dec/19
Steel Products 1339526.00 1503786.68 USD THO May/22
Sugar & Sugar Confectionery 1231959.00 1011052.00 USD THO May/22
Lcd Panel 1224800.00 1321700.00 USD THO May/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 888203.00 789223.00 USD THO May/22
Iron & Steel Products 824832.40 788329.00 USD THO May/22
Synthetic Rubber 746079.00 679490.00 USD THO Dec/19
Wood 671931.00 653380.00 USD THO May/22
Unwrought & Rolled Aluminum 653220.00 620148.00 USD THO May/22
Copper Products 576204.00 476867.00 USD THO Dec/19
Edible Vegetable Oil (incl. Palm Oil) 557151.70 446296.52 USD THO May/22
Printing, Binding Machinery & Parts 520220.00 472912.00 USD THO May/22
Machine Tools 506100.00 628300.00 USD THO May/22
Paper & Paperboard 457241.00 406432.00 USD THO Dec/19
Insulated Wire Or Cable 448146.00 431821.00 USD THO May/22
Cotton Yarn 432237.00 400159.00 USD THO May/22
Fertilizers 397900.00 438500.00 USD THO May/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
Aircraft 327100.00 474100.00 USD THO May/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
Wheat 259062.00 258827.00 USD THO May/22
Iron & Steel Nails & Bolts 254667.00 261040.00 USD THO Dec/19
Wool 242744.00 189896.00 USD THO May/22
Digital Central Processing Components 225759.00 235717.00 USD THO May/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
Rape Oil & Mustard Oil 202116.00 119753.00 USD THO May/22
Gypsum, Cement & Related Materials 190890.64 193497.43 USD THO May/22
Clocks, Watches & Parts 178526.28 247298.86 USD THO May/22
Ox & Horse Leather 160168.00 160016.00 USD THO May/22
Stone, Cement, Asbestos, Etc. Products 148659.45 135440.89 USD THO May/22
Aluminum Oxides 134665.00 75980.00 USD THO Dec/19
Manufactured Goods 128583.08 129269.45 USD Million May/22
Sugar 125831.00 205441.00 USD THO May/22
Synthetic Fibres, Filament & Yarn 112450.00 101257.00 USD THO May/22
Synthetic Fibres & Woven Yarn 109142.00 109585.00 USD THO Dec/19
Primary Products 100907.65 93231.14 USD Million May/22
Steel & Iron Pipe 98837.00 125035.00 USD THO Dec/19
Knitted Or Crocheted Fabrics 89579.30 81819.00 USD THO May/22
Digital Automatic Data Proc. Equip. 81432.00 55578.00 USD THO May/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 57604.00 40040.00 USD THO May/22
Electronic Integrated Circuits 46000.00 45800.00 MILLIONS May/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
Inedible Crude Materials, Except Fuels 38468.67 34755.00 USD Million May/22
Polyester Chips 38019.00 41698.00 USD THO Dec/19
Electronic Technology 37062.70 39206.13 USD Million May/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
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
Soya Bean Oil 12672.00 11996.00 USD THO May/22
Primary Products - Food & Live Animals 11981.84 10302.88 USD Million May/22
Special Automobiles 9055.00 5058.00 USD THO May/22
Conveyance 8513.77 9017.90 USD Million May/19
Automobile Chassis & Engine 8439.00 7842.00 USD THO Dec/19
Computer and Communication Technology 8421.25 8124.06 USD Million May/22
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 5039.66 3201.15 USD Million May/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 2753.32 2693.01 USD Million May/22
Scrap Steel 2048.00 639.00 USD THO Dec/19
Aviation and Spaceflight Technology 1668.35 1516.27 USD Million May/22
Dump Trucks Incl. Spare Parts 1569.00 742.00 USD THO Dec/19
Metalwork 1435.13 1445.43 USD Million May/19
Bus, 10 to 29 Seater 1221.00 620.00 USD THO Dec/19
Biological Technology 761.21 475.35 USD Million May/22
Material Technology 614.56 581.59 USD Million May/22
Primary Products - Beverages & Tobacco 594.08 505.74 USD Million May/22
Non-food Raw Materials 384.69 347.55 USD HML May/22
Telephonic Switching Appar 1.12 0.25 Thousand Dec/19

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