Overview In December 2021 China exported $56.4B and imported $17.2B from United States, resulting in a positive trade balance of $39.2B. Between December 2020 and December 2021 the exports of China have increased by $9.86B (21.2%) from $46.5B to $56.4B, while imports increased by $579M (3.49%) from $16.6B to $17.2B.
Trade In December 2021, the top exports of China to United States were Telephones ($7.27B), Computers ($5.86B), Other toys ($1.16B), Light Fixtures ($1.13B), and Seats ($1.12B). In December 2021 the top imports of China from United States were Soybeans ($3.65B), Petroleum Gas ($1.62B), Integrated Circuits ($1.13B), Cars ($523M), and Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($495M).
Origins In December 2021 the exports of China were mainly from Guangdong Province ($12.3B), Jiangsu Province ($9.28B), Zhejiang Province ($7.96B), Shanghai Province ($5.3B), and Henan Province ($3.85B), while imports destinations were mainly Beijing ($4.58B), Shanghai Province ($2.74B), Guangdong Province ($1.81B), Jiangsu Province ($1.77B), and Shandong Province ($1.01B).
Growth In December 2021, the increase in China's year-by-year exports to United States was explained primarily by an increase in product exports in Computers ($2.25B or 95.7%), Telephones ($768M or 22%), and Other Plastic Products ($576M or 111%). In December 2021, the increase in China's year-by-year imports from United States was explained primarily by an increase in product imports in Soybeans ($1.74B or 135%), Petroleum Gas ($761M or 300k%), and Cars ($440M or 66.5%).