China Imports 1960-2024

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 2022 was $3,137.59B, a 1.43% increase from 2021.
  • China imports for 2021 was $3,093.28B, a 30.26% increase from 2020.
  • China imports for 2020 was $2,374.74B, a 4.86% decline from 2019.
  • China imports for 2019 was $2,496.15B, a 2.65% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
China $3,137.59B
Mexico $652.32B
Turkey $385.99B
Brazil $370.47B
Russia $349.17B
Thailand $337.47B
Malaysia $271.86B
Romania $148.95B
South Africa $127.71B
Colombia $96.80B
Peru $70.59B
Iran $69.45B
Bulgaria $60.32B
Serbia $47.10B
Algeria $43.06B
Belarus $42.13B
Dominican Republic $38.93B
Guatemala $33.87B
Ecuador $32.81B
Costa Rica $26.57B
Azerbaijan $21.27B
Paraguay $16.43B
Bosnia $14.94B
North Macedonia $13.01B
Armenia $9.90B
Albania $9.03B
Botswana $8.55B
Mauritius $8.14B
Jamaica $7.73B
Namibia $7.11B
Equatorial Guinea $5.43B
Montenegro $4.63B
Gabon $3.50B
Fiji $3.08B
Belize $1.48B
Samoa $0.44B
Nauru $0.17B
China Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2022 $3,137.59B 17.47%
2021 $3,093.28B 17.36%
2020 $2,374.74B 16.17%
2019 $2,496.15B 17.48%
2018 $2,564.12B 18.45%
2017 $2,208.52B 17.94%
2016 $1,944.49B 17.31%
2015 $2,003.26B 18.11%
2014 $2,241.28B 21.40%
2013 $2,119.39B 22.15%
2012 $1,943.21B 22.78%
2011 $1,825.41B 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 $119.90B 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%