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About

China-Greece Trade: In 2022, China exported $3.86B to Greece. The main products that China exported to Greece were Semiconductor Devices ($1.13B), Computers ($879M), and Rubber Footwear ($572M). Over the past 5 years the exports of China to Greece have increased at an annualized rate of 63.1%, from $335M in 2017 to $3.86B in 2022.

In 2022, China did not export any services to Greece.

Greece-China Trade: In 2022, Greece exported $325M to China. The main products that Greece exported to China were Marble, Travertine and Alabaster ($92.6M), Precious Metal Ore ($85.9M), and Packaged Medicaments ($64.9M). Over the past 5 years the exports of Greece to China have increased at an annualized rate of 72.2%,  from $21.4M in 2017 to $325M in 2022.

In 2020, Greece exported services to China worth $1.4B, with Transportation ($1.37B), Communications services ($13.7M), and Other business services ($9.02M) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison: In 2022,  China ranked 22 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.12), and 1 in total exports ($3.73T). That same year, Greece ranked 50 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.33), and 57 in total exports ($55.7B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2022, China exported $3.86B to Greece. The main products exported from China to Greece were Semiconductor Devices ($1.13B), Computers ($879M), and Rubber Footwear ($572M). During the last 5 years the exports of China to Greece have increased at an annualized rate of 63.1%, from $335M in 2017 to $3.86B in 2022.

In 2017, Greece exported $325M to China. The main products exported from Greece to China were Marble, Travertine and Alabaster ($92.6M), Precious Metal Ore ($85.9M), and Packaged Medicaments ($64.9M). During the last 22 years the exports of Greece to China have increased at an annualized rate of 72.2%, from $21.4M in 1995 to $325M in 2017.

Exports from China (Flag) to Greece (Flag) (2022)

Exports from Greece (Flag) to China (Flag) (2022)

Market Competitiveness

Color
China
Top Destination
United States$551B
Greece
Top Destination
Italy$5.82B

This map shows whether countries import more from China or Greece. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from China and Greece or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2022, countries that imported more from China than Greece included United States ($551B), Hong Kong ($276B), and Japan ($178B).

In 2022, countries that imported more from Greece than China included Cyprus ($2.92B), Gibraltar ($1.27B), and North Macedonia ($1.7B).

Difference in imports from Greece (Flag) and China (Flag) (2022)

Comparative Advantage China - Greece

Flow
Scale

This chart compares trade between China and Greece by product, considering products traded by both, China and Greece.

During 2022, China had a large net trade with Greece in the exports of Machines ($3.97B), Textiles ($2.1B), and Footwear and Headwear ($965M).

During 2017, Greece had a large net trade with China in the exports of Mineral Products ($307M), Chemical Products ($86.7M), and Machines ($76.5M).

Potential Exports

Potential Exports

Depth
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Top Product Potential China Greece+$190MTelephones
Top Product Potential Greece China+$134MRefined Petroleum

We estimate the export potential of an economy for each product and destination using an extension of the bilateral relatedness model of Jun et al. (2019).This extended gravity model considers similarities among products and geographies and explains more than 50% of the variance in future trade flows.

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Bilateral Service Trade

In 2020, Greece exported services to China worth $1.4B, with Transportation ($1.37B), Communications services ($13.7M), and Other business services ($9.02M) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

Services Exports from Greece (Flag) to China (Flag) (2020)

Service Trade

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

This visualization shows the product space at the HS4 level with the flags of China and Greece. This means that a dot/product with the flag of China indicates it has a comparative advantage over Greece. Similarly, a dot/product with the flag of Greece indicates it has a comparative advantage over China.

Product Space of China (Flag) and Greece (Flag) (2022)

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