Export of goods from China 2012-2022
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. United States and European Union were China's leading export partners in 2021.
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 1.26 trillion U.S. dollars in export value in 2020. When it comes to primary goods, food and live animals used for food are the main export products.