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About

China-India In 2021, China exported $94.1B to India. The main products that China exported to India are Computers ($6.34B), Telephones ($4.42B), and Semiconductor Devices ($4.25B). During the last 26 years the exports of China to India have increased at an annualized rate of 19.5%, from $914M in 1995 to $94.1B in 2021.

In 2021, China did not export any services to India.

India-China In 2021, India exported $23.1B to China. The main products that India exported to China were Iron Ore ($3.51B), Refined Petroleum ($1.61B), and Raw Aluminium ($1.26B). During the last 26 years the exports of India to China have increased at an annualized rate of 16.6%, from $424M in 1995 to $23.1B in 2021.

In 2021, India did not export any services to China.

Comparison In 2021,  China ranked 25 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.07), and 1 in total exports ($3.34T). That same year, India ranked 41 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.61), and 14 in total exports ($403B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, China exported $94.1B to India. The main products exported from China to India were Computers ($6.34B), Telephones ($4.42B), and Semiconductor Devices ($4.25B). During the last 26 years the exports of China to India have increased at an annualized rate of 19.5%, from $914M in 1995 to $94.1B in 2021.

In 2021, India exported $23.1B to China. The main products exported from India to China were Iron Ore ($3.51B), Refined Petroleum ($1.61B), and Raw Aluminium ($1.26B). During the last 26 years the exports of India to China have increased at an annualized rate of 16.6%, from $424M in 1995 to $23.1B in 2021.

Exports from China (Flag) to India (Flag) (2021)

Exports from India (Flag) to China (Flag) (2021)

Market Competitiveness

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China
Top Destination
United States$530B
India
Top Destination
United States$71.2B

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 2021, countries that imported more from China than India were United States ($530B), Hong Kong ($323B), and Japan ($168B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from India than China were Nepal ($9.4B), Bhutan ($868M), and Gibraltar ($262M).

Difference in imports from India (Flag) and China (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage China - India

Flow
Scale

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

During 2021, China had a large net trade with India in the exports of Machines ($45.8B), Chemical Products ($17.7B), and Metals ($6.54B).

During 2021, India had a large net trade with China in the exports of Mineral Products ($5.95B), Metals ($4.25B), and Chemical Products ($3.45B).

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

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.

Product Space of China (Flag) and India (Flag) (2021)

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