China Imports 1960-2022

Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • China imports for 2021 was $3,089.62B, a 31.08% increase from 2020.
  • China imports for 2020 was $2,357.11B, a 5.57% decline from 2019.
  • China imports for 2019 was $2,496.15B, a 2.65% decline from 2018.
  • China imports for 2018 was $2,564.11B, a 16.1% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
China $3,089.62B
Mexico $542.23B
Russia $378.03B
Brazil $306.98B
Thailand $295.80B
Turkey $292.01B
Malaysia $230.44B
Romania $132.13B
South Africa $104.83B
Colombia $76.28B
Peru $58.98B
Bulgaria $49.73B
Belarus $45.45B
Algeria $42.38B
Serbia $39.26B
Dominican Republic $29.20B
Ecuador $26.75B
Guatemala $26.63B
Jordan $23.34B
Costa Rica $22.16B
Azerbaijan $16.34B
Paraguay $13.75B
Bosnia $12.71B
North Macedonia $11.36B
Albania $8.02B
Jamaica $6.37B
Mauritius $6.20B
Namibia $6.04B
Armenia $5.96B
Equatorial Guinea $5.72B
Gabon $3.74B
Montenegro $3.64B
Fiji $2.29B
Belize $0.96B
Samoa $0.41B
Nauru $0.14B
China Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2021 $3,089.62B 17.42%
2020 $2,357.11B 16.05%
2019 $2,496.15B 17.48%
2018 $2,564.11B 18.45%
2017 $2,208.50B 17.94%
2016 $1,944.48B 17.31%
2015 $2,003.26B 18.11%
2014 $2,241.29B 21.40%
2013 $2,119.38B 22.15%
2012 $1,943.22B 22.78%
2011 $1,825.40B 24.17%
2010 $1,432.42B 23.53%
2009 $1,042.53B 20.44%
2008 $1,149.04B 25.01%
2007 $950.02B 26.76%
2006 $782.81B 28.44%
2005 $648.71B 28.38%
2004 $556.18B 28.44%
2003 $412.14B 24.82%
2002 $295.62B 20.10%
2001 $243.97B 18.22%
2000 $224.31B 18.52%
1999 $168.06B 15.36%
1998 $144.91B 14.08%
1997 $144.62B 15.04%
1996 $137.26B 15.89%
1995 $119.91B 16.32%
1994 $97.25B 17.23%
1993 $61.83B 13.90%
1992 $53.54B 12.54%
1991 $40.75B 10.63%
1990 $35.18B 9.75%
1989 $35.15B 10.11%
1988 $37.52B 12.01%
1987 $28.19B 10.33%
1986 $33.62B 11.18%
1985 $38.26B 12.36%
1984 $20.47B 7.88%
1983 $14.67B 6.36%
1982 $12.85B 6.27%
1981 $14.59B 7.45%
1980 $12.45B 6.51%
1979 $10.56B 5.92%
1978 $7.62B 5.09%
1977 $7.15B 4.09%
1976 $6.66B 4.33%
1975 $7.93B 4.85%
1974 $7.79B 5.40%
1973 $5.21B 3.76%
1972 $2.85B 2.51%
1971 $2.13B 2.13%
1970 $2.28B 2.46%
1969 $1.92B 2.41%
1968 $2.07B 2.92%
1967 $2.17B 2.98%
1966 $2.48B 3.24%
1965 $2.25B 3.19%
1964 $1.71B 2.86%
1963 $1.45B 2.86%
1962 $1.37B 2.91%
1961 $1.75B 3.49%
1960 $2.64B 4.43%