China Trade to GDP Ratio 1960-2021

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 2019 was 35.68%, a 1.78% 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.
  • China trade to gdp ratio for 2016 was 36.89%, a 2.57% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Trade (% of GDP)
Maldives 146.99%
North Macedonia 138.83%
Belarus 133.35%
Bulgaria 125.17%
Malaysia 123.00%
Libya 117.47%
Belize 115.71%
Serbia 112.08%
Thailand 110.39%
Grenada 110.20%
Dominica 108.72%
Montenegro 108.51%
Equatorial Guinea 107.38%
Nauru 99.21%
Lebanon 96.04%
Armenia 95.74%
Bosnia 95.26%
Mauritius 92.17%
Jamaica 89.03%
Samoa 88.86%
Tonga 87.61%
Jordan 86.34%
Azerbaijan 86.04%
Romania 84.56%
Namibia 83.48%
Mexico 77.92%
Iraq 77.35%
Albania 76.89%
Botswana 74.11%
Gabon 72.25%
Paraguay 69.16%
Costa Rica 66.02%
Kazakhstan 63.90%
Turkey 62.68%
South Africa 59.20%
Iran 56.17%
Algeria 52.03%
Dominican Republic 51.01%
Russia 49.07%
Peru 47.12%
Ecuador 46.74%
Guatemala 45.87%
Colombia 37.71%
China 35.68%
Brazil 28.98%
China Trade to GDP Ratio - Historical Data
Year Trade (% of GDP) Annual Change
2019 35.68% -1.78%
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%