Export of goods from China 2009-2019

In 2019, China exported approximately 2.5 trillion U.S. dollars worth of goods. This indicated a growth in export value of less than one percent compared to the previous year.

Export of goods from China

China’s exports have been growing steadily over the past decade, with the exception of 2009 when financial crisis and global economic downturn slowed down global trade and 2016 witnessing another decrease in global demand. Apart from being the most populous country, China has also become the largest manufacturing economy and the largest exporter in the world. European Union and United States were China's leading export partners in 2019.

Machinery such as computers, broadcasting technology, and telephones as well as transport equipment make up the largest part of Chinese exports. This category amounted to approximately 1.2 trillion U.S. dollars in export value in 2018. When it comes to primary goods, food and live animals used for food are the main export products.

Value of export of goods from China from 2009 to 2019

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Release date

May 2020



Survey time period

2009 to 2019

Supplementary notes

Figures have been rounded to provide a better understanding of the statistic.

The source does not provide an exact publication date. The date given represents the day of data access.

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