China’s Top 10 Exports

<img class=”alignleft wp-image-1237″ src=”×188.jpg” alt=”CHINA_EXPORT_DOWN” width=”212″ height=”133″ />The following export product groups represent the highest dollar value in Chinese global shipments during. Also shown is the percentage share each export category represents in terms of China’s overall exports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $561,703,550,000 (25.4% of total exports)
  2. Machinery: $383,310,504,000 (17.3%)
  3. Knit or crochet clothing and accessories: $96,810,372,000 (4.4%)
  4. Furniture, lighting , signs and prefabricated buildings: $86,435,683,000 (3.9%)
  5. Optical, technical and medical apparatus: $74,689,712,000 (3.4%)
  6. Non-knit and non-crochet clothing and accessories: $68,271,919,000 (3.1%)
  7. Plastics: $61,775,281,000 (2.8%)
  8. Vehicles excluding trains and streetcars: $58,588,779,000 (2.7%)
  9. Iron or steel articles: $57,368,576,000 (2.6%)
  10. Footwear: $50,766,207,000 (2.3%)

Some of the industries supporting these exports, such as manufacturing electronic equipment and producing clothing, are labor intensive. This may explain why China’s unemployment rate is 6.4 per cent — compared to the estimated 9 per cent global average.

Please note that the exports listed above are at the 2-digit Harmonized Tariff System code level.



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