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China

China Imports Stats

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  • By good > Baby care toys games sport per 1000: Imports of Baby care/toys/games/sport, by country, in thousands USD. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • By good > Clothing accessories: Imports of Clothing accessories, by country, in thousands USD
  • By good > Passenger cars etc: Imports of Passenger cars etc, by country, in thousands USD
  • By good > Pharmaceuticals excl medicaments: Imports of Pharmaceuticals excl. medicaments, by country, in thousands USD
  • By good > Pharmaceuticals excl medicaments per 1000: Imports of Pharmaceuticals excl. medicaments, by country, in thousands USD. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • By good > Silver platinum etc: Imports of Silver/platinum etc, by country, in thousands USD
  • By good > Tractors: Imports of Tractors, by country, in thousands USD
  • Documents to import > Number: Documents to import (number). All documents required per shipment to import goods are recorded. It is assumed that the contract has already been agreed upon and signed by both parties. Documents required for clearance by government ministries, customs authorities, port and container terminal authorities, health and technical control agencies and banks are taken into account. Since payment is by letter of credit, all documents required by banks for the issuance or securing of a letter of credit are also taken into account. Documents that are renewed annually and that do not require renewal per shipment (for example, an annual tax clearance certificate) are not included.
  • Goods and services: Imports of goods and services as a % of GDP, 2000
  • Goods and services > BoP > Current US$ > Per $ GDP: Imports of goods and services comprise all transactions between residents of a country and the rest of the world involving a change of ownership from nonresidents to residents of general merchandise, goods sent for processing and repairs, nonmonetary gold, and services. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 $ gross domestic product.
  • Merchandise imports from high-income economies > % of total merchandise imports: Merchandise imports from high-income economies are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from high-income economies according to the World Bank classification of economies as of July 1, 2009. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data."
  • Merchandise imports from third world economies in East Asia and Pacific > % of total merchandise imp: Merchandise imports from third world economies in East Asia and Pacific are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from third world economies in the East Asia and Pacific region according to the World Bank classification of economies as of July 1, 2009. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data."
  • Ores and scrap metal imports > % of merchandise imports: Ores and metals comprise commodities in SITC sections 27 (crude fertilizer, minerals nes); 28 (metalliferous ores, scrap); and 68 (non-ferrous metals)."
  • Services: Services (previously nonfactor services) refer to economic output of intangible commodities that may be produced, transferred, and consumed at the same time. International transactions in services are defined by the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (1993), but definitions may nevertheless vary among reporting economies. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Spending on imports: Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
By good > Baby care toys games sport per 1000 0.351 2003 85th out of 103
By good > Clothing accessories 292,244 2003 12th out of 102
By good > Passenger cars etc 4.44 million 2003 14th out of 106
By good > Pharmaceuticals excl medicaments 497,804 2003 18th out of 104
By good > Pharmaceuticals excl medicaments per 1000 0.386 2003 98th out of 103
By good > Silver platinum etc 348,281 2003 8th out of 69
By good > Tractors 28,861 2003 34th out of 102
Documents to import > Number 5 2013 148th out of 188
Goods and services 23% 2000 137th out of 156
Goods and services > BoP > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 0.319 BoP $ per $1 of GDP 2005 98th out of 130
Merchandise imports from high-income economies > % of total merchandise imports 65.19% 2009 69th out of 177
Merchandise imports from third world economies in East Asia and Pacific > % of total merchandise imp 9.06% 2009 57th out of 111
Ores and scrap metal imports > % of merchandise imports 13.54% 2009 1st out of 117
Services 158.95 billion 2009 5th out of 143
Spending on imports 22.33 2009 126th out of 139

SOURCES: International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO; International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO; International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO; International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO; International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO; World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).; World Bank. 2002. World Development Indicators 2002. CD-ROM. Washington, DC; World Development Indicators database; World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.; World Bank staff estimates from the Comtrade database maintained by the United Nations Statistics Division.; International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.; World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

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