China Major Trade Partners


Buying and selling are essential for any country to develop its economy and maintain good relations with other nations. The first table below shows top trading partners of China in terms of export sales (selling), including United States, Hong Kong, and Japan. The second lists top trade partners of China regarding import total (buying). That is, most products are imported from these countries to China.

China Major Exports

Market Value: 1,243,069 (millions) – Last Updated: June, 2019

Rank Country (Exports To) Trade Value (thousands) Share (%) Growth (% 5yr)
1 United States 237,644,394 19.12 89.89
2 Hong Kong 174,031,768 14.00 72.53
3 Japan 109,138,772 8.78 48.47
4 South Korea 71,256,512 5.73 156.21
5 Germany 52,911,323 4.26 122.73
6 Netherlands 42,779,142 3.44 131.00
7 United Kingdom 33,351,967 2.68 122.84
8 Russia 31,169,896 2.51 242.60
9 Singapore 30,239,066 2.43 138.34
10 India 30,049,596 2.42 406.23
11 Italy 24,427,962 1.97 164.82
12 United Arab Emirates 22,385,499 1.80 227.22
13 France 21,568,924 1.74 116.43
14 Canada 20,427,417 1.64 150.30
15 Malaysia 20,150,338 1.62 149.20
16 Brazil 17,567,346 1.41 378.14
17 Indonesia 16,244,905 1.31 159.65
18 Spain 15,387,706 1.24 178.13
19 Thailand 14,433,364 1.16 148.78
20 Vietnam 14,186,885 1.14 233.03
21 Belgium 13,474,637 1.08 129.96
22 Mexico 12,769,529 1.03 156.79
23 Saudi Arabia 10,009,113 0.81 260.63
24 Turkey 9,724,568 0.78 244.69
25 Kazakhstan 9,397,539 0.76 324.88
26 Kyrgyzstan 8,939,802 0.72 1,714.35
27 Philippines 8,344,757 0.67 95.49
28 Poland 8,279,153 0.67 349.05
29 South Africa 7,666,714 0.62 159.72
30 Iran 7,543,380 0.61 195.27
31 Finland 6,715,410 0.54 169.31
32 Ukraine 6,666,656 0.54 361.91
33 Nigeria 6,238,621 0.50 263.02
34 Hungary 5,600,756 0.45 111.27
35 Pakistan 5,390,533 0.43 118.61
36 Chile 5,387,537 0.43 219.09

 

China Major Imports

Market Value: 863,681 (millions) – Last Updated: June, 2019

Rank Country (Imports From) Trade Value (thousands) Share (%) Growth (% 5yr)
1 Japan 134,121,318 15.53 42.19
2 South Korea 93,586,913 10.84 50.38
3 United States 77,856,307 9.01 73.99
4 China 70,869,866 8.21 NA
5 Germany 52,772,648 6.11 73.85
6 Saudi Arabia 31,005,728 3.59 312.17
7 Malaysia 30,666,289 3.55 68.73
8 Brazil 29,744,855 3.44 242.97
9 Thailand 24,464,350 2.83 111.99
10 Russia 23,338,986 2.70 92.45
11 Iran 19,573,707 2.27 335.87
12 India 19,539,258 2.26 154.48
13 Philippines 18,831,045 2.18 107.86
14 Singapore 17,834,835 2.06 27.44
15 France 14,890,121 1.72 94.52
16 Indonesia 13,784,478 1.60 91.04
17 Canada 12,204,732 1.41 65.98
18 Oman 11,624,042 1.35 171.69
19 Chile 11,157,325 1.29 204.29
20 Italy 10,797,449 1.25 67.37
21 Hong Kong 10,241,045 1.19 (13.19)
22 United Kingdom 8,844,042 1.02 85.86
23 Kazakhstan 7,715,865 0.89 237.49
24 South Africa 7,272,037 0.84 145.66
25 Venezuela 6,564,965 0.76 789.64
26 Sudan 6,321,223 0.73 270.56
27 Switzerland 5,164,610 0.60 42.01
28 Spain 5,109,739 0.59 192.67
29 Kuwait 5,036,773 0.58 559.21
30 Netherlands 4,926,309 0.57 65.90
31 Sweden 4,686,090 0.54 40.32
32 Belgium 4,613,546 0.53 31.08
33 United Arab Emirates 4,585,230 0.53 251.51
34 Peru 4,477,403 0.52 194.01
35 Vietnam 4,027,878 0.47 62.29
36 Finland 3,336,999 0.39 10.45