Imports (As % of GDP) rose to 0.180% in China in 2017

Imports (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | China | May 17, 2019
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Imports as a share of GDP reached 0.044 % in 1960 in China, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 26.9 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, imports as a share of GDP in China reached an all time high of 0.284 % in 2004 and an all time low of 0.021 % in 1971. When compared to China's main peers, imports as a share of GDP in India amounted to 0.068 %, 0.103 % in Japan and 0.042 % in USA in 1960.

China has been ranked 88th within the group of 90 countries we follow in terms of imports as a share of GDP.

Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world.

Imports (As % of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bangladesh % 0.275% 0.279% 0.268% 0.255% 0.247%
Canada % 0.318% 0.322% 0.318% 0.325% 0.341%
China % 0.241% 0.227% 0.221% 0.214% 0.181%
Germany % 0.399% 0.399% 0.394% 0.387% 0.389%
India % 0.311% 0.313% 0.284% 0.260% 0.221%
Japan % 0.155% 0.161% 0.182% 0.200% 0.180%
Mexico % 0.324% 0.335% 0.325% 0.331% 0.366%
Pakistan % 0.190% 0.204% 0.201% 0.187% 0.171%
Russia % 0.199% 0.202% 0.204% 0.206% 0.206%
South Korea % 0.543% 0.535% 0.489% 0.450% 0.384%
Sri Lanka % 0.341% 0.317% 0.289% 0.292% 0.285%
USA % 0.173% 0.170% 0.165% 0.164% 0.153%