China is the largest export economy in the world and the 33rd most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2017, China exported $2.41T and imported $1.54T, resulting in a positive trade balance of $873B. In 2017 the GDP of China was $12.2T and its GDP per capita was $16.8k.
The top exports of China are Broadcasting Equipment ($231B), Computers ($146B), Office Machine Parts ($90.8B), Integrated Circuits ($80.1B) and Telephones ($62B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Integrated Circuits ($207B), Crude Petroleum ($144B), Iron Ore ($59B), Cars ($46.8B) and Gold ($40.3B).
The top export destinations of China are the United States ($476B), Hong Kong ($255B), Japan ($157B), Germany ($109B) and South Korea ($98.1B). The top import origins are Other Asia ($151B), South Korea ($149B), Japan ($136B), the United States ($133B) and Germany ($95B).
China borders Afghanistan, Bhutan, Hong Kong, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Macau, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, North Korea, Tajikistan, Vietnam and Russia by land and Brunei, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines and Taiwan by sea.