In 2016, real imports for China was 14,790,636 million LCU. Between 1997 and 2016, real imports of China grew substantially from 1,513,242 million to 14,790,636 million LCU rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 26.55 % in 2003 and then decreased to 4.28 % in 2016.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
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.