China Trade to GDP Ratio 1960-2022

Trade is the sum of exports and imports of goods and services measured as a share of gross domestic product.
  • China trade to gdp ratio for 2020 was 34.51%, a 1.33% decline from 2019.
  • China trade to gdp ratio for 2019 was 35.84%, a 1.62% decline from 2018.
  • China trade to gdp ratio for 2018 was 37.46%, a 0.18% decline from 2017.
  • China trade to gdp ratio for 2017 was 37.63%, a 0.74% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Trade (% of GDP)
North Macedonia 129.06%
Belarus 120.68%
Malaysia 116.50%
Libya 114.06%
Bulgaria 110.57%
Belize 110.33%
Dominica 110.19%
Serbia 104.88%
Suriname 101.60%
Thailand 97.93%
Jamaica 89.97%
Equatorial Guinea 89.78%
Montenegro 86.28%
Bosnia 83.25%
Samoa 82.81%
Romania 78.98%
Mauritius 78.72%
Mexico 77.98%
Grenada 77.44%
Botswana 76.03%
Namibia 74.51%
Fiji 72.48%
Azerbaijan 72.16%
Lebanon 71.72%
Gabon 70.60%
Armenia 70.06%
Jordan 65.37%
Paraguay 65.27%
Albania 61.33%
Turkey 60.89%
Costa Rica 59.54%
South Africa 56.00%
Russia 46.08%
Algeria 45.23%
Dominican Republic 44.29%
Peru 43.44%
Ecuador 43.29%
Guatemala 41.84%
Iran 36.15%
China 34.51%
Colombia 33.65%
Brazil 32.35%
China Trade to GDP Ratio - Historical Data
Year Trade (% of GDP) Annual Change
2020 34.51% -1.33%
2019 35.84% -1.62%
2018 37.46% -0.18%
2017 37.63% 0.74%
2016 36.89% -2.57%
2015 39.46% -5.44%
2014 44.91% -1.84%
2013 46.74% -1.52%
2012 48.27% -2.47%
2011 50.74% 0.02%
2010 50.72% 5.53%
2009 45.18% -12.43%
2008 57.61% -4.58%
2007 62.19% -2.29%
2006 64.48% 2.27%
2005 62.21% 2.70%
2004 59.51% 7.70%
2003 51.80% 9.06%
2002 42.75% 4.22%
2001 38.53% -0.88%
2000 39.41% 5.89%
1999 33.52% 1.10%
1998 32.42% -2.11%
1997 34.53% 0.72%
1996 33.81% -0.46%
1995 34.27% -1.50%
1994 35.77% -0.29%
1993 36.06% 5.91%
1992 30.15% 4.20%
1991 25.95% 1.68%
1990 24.27% -0.83%
1989 25.11% -4.96%
1988 30.06% 5.21%
1987 24.86% 4.98%
1986 19.88% -0.83%
1985 20.71% 1.68%
1984 19.03% 1.11%
1983 17.92% -1.77%
1982 19.69% 4.80%
1981 14.90% 2.47%
1980 12.42% 1.34%
1979 11.09% 1.44%
1978 9.65% 1.27%
1977 8.38% -0.45%
1976 8.84% -0.72%
1975 9.55% -0.78%
1974 10.33% 2.33%
1973 8.00% 2.24%
1972 5.76% 0.83%
1971 4.92% -0.03%
1970 4.95% -0.50%
1969 5.45% -0.77%
1968 6.22% -0.03%
1967 6.25% -0.48%
1966 6.73% -0.10%
1965 6.83% 0.20%
1964 6.63% -0.23%
1963 6.87% -0.10%
1962 6.96% -0.40%
1961 7.36% -1.37%
1960 8.73% -1.37%