List of the largest trading partners of China

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The figures do not include foreign direct investment, but only trade in goods and services.

Top trading partners with China[edit]

This list was released on January 10, 2014 and reflects the volume of trade in 2013.[1] Total trade values are in billions of USD.

RankCountryTotal trade
1 United States521
2 Hong Kong401
3 Japan312.55
4 South Korea274.24
5 Taiwan197.28
6 Germany161.56
7 Australia136.37
8 Malaysia106.07
9 Brazil90.27

Notable changes compared to 2011 include India dropping out of the list and Malaysia joining the list at 8th place.

The largest Chinese partners in billions of US Dollars for 2011 are as follows:

RegionExportsImports[2]Total tradeTrade balance
 European Union356.0211.2567.2+144.8
 United States324.5122.2446.7+202.3
 Hong Kong268.015.5283.5+252.5
 South Korea82.9162.7245.6-79.8

As of 2013 EU - Chinese trade makes the EU the largest trading partner of China and China the second largest trading partner of the EU.[3]

China is a dominant trading partner of many countries. The following tables are based on 2012 data as shown on the CIA World Factbook unless otherwise indicated. Some countries are repeated from the previous table.

 North Korea63.0% (2012 est.)
 Hong Kong57.7% (2012 est.)
 Democratic Republic of the Congo54.3%
 Sierra Leone51.1%
 Solomon Islands50.8%
 Taiwan27.1% (2012 est.)
 Burkina Faso25.9%
 South Korea24.5% (2012 est.)
 South Africa11.8%
 North Korea73.0% (2012 est.)
 Hong Kong44.5% (2012 est.)
 United States19.0%
 Russia16.6% (2012 est.)
 Sierra Leone16.5%
 New Zealand16.4%
 South Korea15.6% (2012 est.)
 South Africa14.4%
 Saudi Arabia13.5%

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