This page displays a table with China Imports By Category in U.S. dollars, according to the United Nations COMTRADE database on international trade.



China Imports By Category Value Year
Electrical, electronic equipment $668.66B 2021
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $402.62B 2021
Ores slag and ash $272.76B 2021
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $231.21B 2021
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $109.17B 2021
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $86.39B 2021
Plastics $82.83B 2021
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $77.42B 2021
Copper $66.09B 2021
Organic chemicals $60.22B 2021
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $60.17B 2021
Iron and steel $43.57B 2021
Pharmaceutical products $41.86B 2021
Meat and edible meat offal $31.59B 2021
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $24.24B 2021
Miscellaneous chemical products $24.20B 2021
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $24.12B 2021
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $20.19B 2021
Cereals $19.96B 2021
Rubbers $18.61B 2021
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $15.97B 2021
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $15.91B 2021
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $14.89B 2021
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $13.81B 2021
Commodities not specified according to kind $13.13B 2021
Aircraft, spacecraft $13.02B 2021
Aluminum $12.49B 2021
Articles of iron or steel $10.66B 2021
Cotton $10.59B 2021
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $9.71B 2021
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $9.69B 2021
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $8.83B 2021
Glass and glassware $8.56B 2021
Nickel $8.53B 2021
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $7.43B 2021
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $6.98B 2021
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $6.83B 2021
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $6.61B 2021
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $6.52B 2021
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $6.46B 2021
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $6.07B 2021
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $6.04B 2021
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $5.93B 2021
Clocks and watches $5.76B 2021
Miscellaneous edible preparations $4.83B 2021
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $4.76B 2021
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $4.66B 2021
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $3.79B 2021
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $3.73B 2021
Photographic or cinematographic goods $3.63B 2021
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $3.47B 2021
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $3.20B 2021
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $3.20B 2021
Sugars and sugar confectionery $3.15B 2021
Toys, games, sports requisites $2.99B 2021
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $2.85B 2021
Manmade filaments $2.77B 2021
Fertilizers $2.77B 2021
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $2.53B 2021
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $2.37B 2021
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $2.28B 2021
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $2.24B 2021
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $2.05B 2021
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $1.96B 2021
Ceramic products $1.90B 2021
Manmade staple fibers $1.80B 2021
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $1.70B 2021
Zinc $1.68B 2021
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $1.68B 2021
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $1.67B 2021
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $1.46B 2021
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $1.46B 2021
Knitted or crocheted fabric $1.15B 2021
Products of animal origin $1.05B 2021
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $1.04B 2021
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $1.02B 2021
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $957.69M 2021
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $946.65M 2021
Live animals $945.49M 2021
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $586.98M 2021
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $571.64M 2021
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $477.99M 2021
Lac, gums, resins $467.29M 2021
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $400.81M 2021
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $392.67M 2021
Tin $284.46M 2021
Headgear and $278.71M 2021
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $244.30M 2021
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $209.37M 2021
Lead $114.57M 2021
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $112.95M 2021
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $109.19M 2021
Silk $91.99M 2021
Cork and articles of cork $48.19M 2021
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $19.72M 2021
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $11.14M 2021
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $7.60M 2021




china Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 78.01 69.25 101.86 -61.99 USD Billion [+]
Current Account 1443.34 774.98 1443.34 -522.50 USD HML [+]
Current Account to GDP 1.80 1.70 10.10 -3.70 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 228.07 226.25 253.01 1.39 USD Billion [+]
Exports 306.08 295.50 339.66 1.25 USD Billion [+]
External Debt 27465.60 24008.10 27465.60 158.28 USD HML [+]
Terms of Trade 105.60 106.39 119.65 81.75 points [+]
Capital Flows -1440.00 -319.79 760.00 -1440.00 USD HML [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1891.30 1780.80 1891.30 18.32 USD HML [+]
Tourist Arrivals 0.00 0.00 4911.36 0.00 Tens of Thousands [+]
Gold Reserves 1948.31 1948.31 1948.31 395.01 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 4042.00 4125.00 4408.00 1012.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Imports YoY -7.50 -10.60 85.50 -43.10 percent [+]
Exports YoY -9.90 -8.90 154.60 -40.60 percent [+]
Terrorism Index 1.86 2.57 6.68 1.47 Points [+]
Weapons Sales 1085.00 775.00 2605.00 3.00 SIPRI TIV Million [+]



China Imports by Category Last Previous
Mechanical & Electrical Products 85974331.22 82350125.42 USD THO Dec/22
High-&-new-tech Products 63665633.61 58503714.04 USD THO Dec/22
Fuels & Related Materials 47348679.94 48243951.32 USD THO Dec/22
Integrated Circuit 34524827.76 30095750.51 USD THO Dec/22
Crude Petroleum (value) 30731777.00 31585999.00 USD THO Dec/22
Agricultural Products 22225804.28 20623944.32 USD THO Dec/22
Iron Ores & Concentrate 8365697.00 9325060.00 USD THO Dec/22
Iron Ore & Concentrates 8365696.51 9325059.75 USD THO Dec/22
Liquefied Petroleum Gas 7614641.37 7304767.15 USD THO Dec/22
Soybean 6969344.77 4938800.67 USD THO Dec/22
Unwrought Copper & Copper Products 4269653.77 4390530.68 USD THO Dec/22
Coal 4179967.74 4340962.71 USD THO Dec/22
Copper Ores & Concentrate 4121292.00 4677530.00 USD THO Dec/22
Copper Ore & Concentrate 4121291.52 4677529.90 USD THO Dec/22
Automatic Data Proc. Eq. & Components 4117349.97 4279885.23 USD THO Dec/22
Measuring Instruments 3753935.00 3595790.00 USD THO Dec/22
Sugar & Sugar Confectionery 3632165.14 3294412.64 USD THO Dec/22
Pharmaceuticals 3574022.53 3508571.37 USD THO Dec/22
Motor Vehicles & Chassis 3513462.29 4201825.14 USD THO Dec/22
Medicinal & Pharmaceutical Products 3290269.98 3404920.11 USD THO Dec/22
Iron & Steel 3228690.89 3316468.15 USD THO Dec/22
Copper & Its Alloys 2760280.00 2570289.00 USD THO Dec/19
Diode & Semiconductors 2551565.65 2533797.91 USD THO Dec/22
Parts of Motor Vehicles 2543366.42 2509553.94 USD THO Dec/22
Aircraft 2143389.11 926675.19 USD THO Dec/22
Paper Pulp 1964883.16 2098913.65 USD THO Dec/22
Refined Petroleum Oil 1902171.00 2000936.00 USD THO Dec/22
Four Wheel Drive Car 1759970.00 2207839.00 USD THO Dec/19
Parts of Automatic Data Proc.equip. 1618433.00 1706347.00 USD THO Dec/22
Cars Incl. Spare Parts 1471473.00 2616730.00 USD THO Dec/19
Fresh and Dried Fruits and Nuts 1451143.19 1033232.06 USD THO Dec/22
Plastic Products 1448444.00 1521018.00 USD THO Dec/22
Cereals & Cereal Flour 1224073.00 1297034.00 USD THO Dec/22
Steel Products 1200679.70 1308032.37 USD THO Dec/22
Logs & Lumber 1191312.05 1213581.94 USD THO Dec/22
Lcd Panel 1131593.29 1090690.33 USD THO Dec/22
Edible Vegetable Oil (incl. Palm Oil) 1112193.15 1372997.45 USD THO Dec/22
Parts of Telecoms Equipments 1076356.00 1286829.00 USD THO Dec/19
Fuel Oil 1002483.00 487567.00 USD THO Dec/19
No. 5-7 Fuel Oil 1002400.00 487600.00 USD THO Dec/19
Steel Sheets & Plates 966843.00 736500.00 USD THO Dec/19
Iron & Steel Products 758863.82 791521.49 USD THO Dec/22
Synthetic Rubber 746079.00 679490.00 USD THO Dec/19
Unwrought & Rolled Aluminum 696025.00 690510.00 USD THO Dec/22
Timber 616072.00 612324.00 USD THO Dec/22
Printing, Binding Machinery & Parts 584528.00 519584.00 USD THO Dec/22
Copper Products 576204.00 476867.00 USD THO Dec/19
Wood 575240.00 601258.00 USD THO Dec/22
Machine Tools 536377.48 549062.89 USD THO Dec/22
Paper & Paperboard 457241.00 406432.00 USD THO Dec/19
Insulated Wire Or Cable 435166.00 475698.00 USD THO Dec/22
Wheat 430214.00 418480.00 USD THO Dec/22
Fertilizers 399119.27 392715.69 USD THO Dec/22
Semi-finished Steel Products 357953.00 271557.00 USD THO Dec/19
Copper Waste & Scrap 342069.00 441703.00 USD THO Dec/19
Liquid Lifting Machine 340922.00 336214.00 USD THO Dec/19
Electric Motors & Generators 333181.00 339810.00 USD THO Dec/19
Mechanical Handling Equipment 332723.00 303293.00 USD THO Dec/19
Natural Rubber 330787.00 266719.00 USD THO Dec/19
Clocks, Watches & Parts 315915.39 327701.19 USD THO Dec/22
Textile Machinery & Spares 304904.00 253983.00 USD THO Dec/19
Abs Resin 293348.00 287226.00 USD THO Dec/19
Digital Central Processing Components 281011.00 273480.00 USD THO Dec/22
Unwrought Aluminium & Aluminium 275485.00 234254.00 USD THO Nov/19
Sugar 255180.00 352811.00 USD THO Dec/22
Iron & Steel Nails & Bolts 254667.00 261040.00 USD THO Dec/19
Kerosene 216022.00 162417.00 USD THO Dec/19
Rolled Aluminum 213908.00 216008.00 USD THO Dec/19
Construction & Mining Machinery 208964.00 196810.00 USD THO Dec/19
Cotton Yarn 186957.00 213569.00 USD THO Dec/22
Gypsum, Cement & Related Materials 168020.05 172104.08 USD THO Dec/22
Rape Oil & Mustard Oil 167184.00 217233.00 USD THO Dec/22
Wool 151303.00 182971.00 USD THO Dec/22
Manufactured Goods 134889.94 131032.45 USD Million Dec/22
Aluminum Oxides 134665.00 75980.00 USD THO Dec/19
Ox & Horse Leather 114744.00 124900.00 USD THO Dec/22
Stone, Cement, Asbestos, Etc. Products 113273.96 126427.66 USD THO Dec/22
Digital Automatic Data Proc. Equip. 112557.00 86470.00 USD THO Dec/22
Synthetic Fibres & Woven Yarn 109142.00 109585.00 USD THO Dec/19
Steel & Iron Pipe 98837.00 125035.00 USD THO Dec/19
Primary Products 93176.23 95220.15 USD Million Dec/22
Soya Bean Oil 83736.00 78369.00 USD THO Dec/22
Synthetic Fibres, Filament & Yarn 77712.00 90094.00 USD THO Dec/22
Synthetic Fiber For Spinning 70567.00 64652.00 USD THO Dec/19
Trucks 70453.00 80670.00 USD THO Dec/22
Cigarette 67981.00 42733.00 USD THO Dec/19
Refrigerator & Equipment 62068.00 96269.00 USD THO Dec/19
Knitted Or Crocheted Fabrics 61349.40 69024.80 USD THO Dec/22
Cotton Woven Fabrics 59841.00 62737.00 USD THO Dec/19
Mineral Products 43673.87 43830.42 USD Million May/19
Weaving Machines 42781.00 31880.00 USD THO Dec/19
Textile Yarn Machinery 41851.00 43306.00 USD THO Dec/19
Diesel Oil 41612.00 42661.00 USD THO Dec/19
Electronic Integrated Circuits 39900.00 40500.00 MILLIONS Dec/22
Electronic Technology 39340.30 34812.83 USD Million Dec/22
Polyester Chips 38019.00 41698.00 USD THO Dec/19
Paper Making Machinery &parts 36494.00 31147.00 USD THO Dec/19
Food Processing Machinery & Parts 34745.00 26254.00 USD THO Dec/19
Inedible Crude Materials, Except Fuels 32725.47 33579.92 USD Million Dec/22
Scrap Aluminum 32495.00 86484.00 USD THO Dec/19
Steel Or Iron Angles, Shapes & Sections 25051.00 21108.00 USD THO Dec/19
Machinery and Equipments 16191.56 16417.85 USD Million May/19
Plywood 13769.00 11944.00 USD THO Dec/19
Chemical Industrial Products 13212.54 12301.59 USD Million May/19
Primary Products - Food & Live Animals 11075.71 10990.53 USD Million Dec/22
Computer and Communication Technology 8869.33 9065.23 USD Million Dec/22
Conveyance 8513.77 9017.90 USD Million May/19
Automobile Chassis & Engine 8439.00 7842.00 USD THO Dec/19
Base Metal and Products 8088.01 8518.42 USD Million May/19
Apparatus and Instruments 8045.03 8329.28 USD Million May/19
Plastic and Products 6153.51 6346.83 USD Million May/19
Air Conditoner 6067.00 6369.00 USD THO Dec/19
Life Scientific Technology 4349.77 4464.88 USD Million Dec/22
Aviation and Spaceflight Technology 3452.78 2226.97 USD Million Dec/22
Photoelectricity Technology 3138.29 3225.36 USD Million Dec/21
Textile Material and Products 2983.35 2967.74 USD Million May/19
Auto Parts and Accessories 2543.37 2509.55 USD Million Dec/22
Scrap Steel 2048.00 639.00 USD THO Dec/19
Dump Trucks Incl. Spare Parts 1569.00 742.00 USD THO Dec/19
Metalwork 1435.13 1445.43 USD Million May/19
Bus, 10 to 29 Seater 1221.00 620.00 USD THO Dec/19
Special Automobiles 751.00 5891.00 USD THO Dec/22
Primary Products - Beverages & Tobacco 655.32 624.25 USD Million Dec/22
Material Technology 543.42 574.80 USD Million Dec/22
Biological Technology 438.96 422.67 USD Million Dec/22
Non-food Raw Materials 327.25 335.80 USD HML Dec/22
Telephonic Switching Appar 1.12 0.25 Thousand Dec/19