China-Iran: In 2018, China exported $14B to Iran. The main products exported from China to Iran were Cars ($1.58B), Vehicle Parts ($388M), and Broadcasting Equipment ($267M). During the last 23 years the exports of China to Iran have increased at an annualized rate of 18.6%,
from $276M in 1995 to $14B in 2018.
Iran-China: In 2018, Iran exported $18.9B to China. The main products exported from Iran to China were Crude Petroleum ($13.4B), Ethylene Polymers ($2.12B), and Acyclic Alcohols ($1.09B). During the last 23 years the exports of Iran to China have increased at an annualized rate of 21.8%,
from $201M in 1995 to $18.9B in 2018.
Comparison: In 2018, China ranked 30 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.89),
and 1 in total exports ($2.59T).
That same year, Iran ranked 67 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.046), and
48 in total exports ($62.6B). In terms of GDP Per Capita, China was ranked 78 with a GDP Per Capita of $9,771, while
Iran has no data regarding GDP Per Capita in 2018.