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China - Imports of goods and services in % of GDP

17.4 (%) in 2016

In 2016, imports for China was 17.4 %. Though China imports fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 1997 - 2016 period ending at 17.4 % in 2016.

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What is imports?

Imports of goods and services consist of purchases, barter, or receipts of gifts or grants, of goods and services by residents from non- residents. The treatment of exports and imports in the System of National Accounts is generally identical with that in the balance of payments accounts as described in the Balance of Payments Manual.

What is China imports?

Date Value Change, %
2016 17.4 -4.71 %
2015 18.2 -15.10 %
2014 21.5 -2.42 %
2013 22.0 -2.99 %
2012 22.7 -6.57 %
2011 24.3 6.67 %
2010 22.7 13.18 %
2009 20.1 -19.23 %
2008 24.9 -6.30 %
2007 26.6 -5.85 %
2006 28.2 0.44 %
2005 28.1