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2020
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Exports
: $64.2B, Rnk 9 / 209

2020
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Top Product
: $3.92B, Computers

2020
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Exports
: $18.5B, Rnk 2 / 218

2020
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Top Product
: $3.43B, Iron Ore

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 0.96, Rnk 28 / 127

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 0.56, Rnk 40 / 127

2020
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GDP
: $14.7T, CURRENT US$
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2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 141%, CURRENT US$
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2020
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 GDP
: $2.67T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 6 / 204

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 59.2%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 47 / 204

2020
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GDP PC 
: $10,409, CURRENT US$
Rnk 77 / 204

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 129%, CURRENT US$
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2020
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GDP PC
: $1,933, CURRENT US$
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2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 42.4%, CURRENT US$
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China-India In 2020, China exported $64.2B to India. The main products that China exported to India are Computers ($3.92B), Telephones ($3.73B), and Broadcasting Equipment ($2.67B). During the last 25 years the exports of China to India have increased at an annualized rate of 18.5%, from $916M in 1995 to $64.2B in 2020.

In 2020, China did not export any services to India.

India-China In 2020, India exported $18.5B to China. The main products that India exported to China were Iron Ore ($3.43B), Refined Petroleum ($1.1B), and Cyclic Hydrocarbons ($1.05B). During the last 25 years the exports of India to China have increased at an annualized rate of 16.3%, from $425M in 1995 to $18.5B in 2020.

In 2020, India did not export any services to China.

Comparison In 2020,  China ranked 28 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.96), and 1 in total exports ($2.65T). That same year, India ranked 40 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.56), and 18 in total exports ($284B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

In 2020, China exported $64.2B to India. The main products exported from China to India were Computers ($3.92B), Telephones ($3.73B), and Broadcasting Equipment ($2.67B). During the last 25 years the exports of China to India have increased at an annualized rate of 18.5%, from $916M in 1995 to $64.2B in 2020.

In 2020, India exported $18.5B to China. The main products exported from India to China were Iron Ore ($3.43B), Refined Petroleum ($1.1B), and Cyclic Hydrocarbons ($1.05B). During the last 25 years the exports of India to China have increased at an annualized rate of 16.3%, from $425M in 1995 to $18.5B in 2020.

Market Competitiveness

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China
Top Destination
: United States, $438B

India
Top Destination
: United States, $49.7B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from China than India were United States ($438B), Hong Kong ($262B), and Japan ($151B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from India than China were Nepal ($5.85B), Bhutan ($623M), and Afghanistan ($855M).

Comparative Advantage China - India

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

During 2020, China had a large net trade with India in the exports of Machines ($31.9B), Chemical Products ($12.2B), and Metals ($4.52B).

During 2020, India had a large net trade with China in the exports of Mineral Products ($5.27B), Chemical Products ($3.09B), and Metals ($2.77B).

Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to yellow.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more China has comparative advantage over India. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more India has comparative advantage over China.