Exports and Imports Structure
Publication date: 01 November 2018, GMT
Reporting period: 2002 - 2017
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Structure of Exports from China to China, Hong-Kong in 2016

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Source: United Nations International Trade Statistics Database, Department of Economic and Social Affairs/Statistics Division (https://comtrade.un.org)

In 2016, exports from China to China, Hong-Kong amounted to $ 287 billion. The top exported product from China to China, Hong-Kong in 2016 (12.3%) was commodity group 8525 "Transmission apparatus for radio-telephony, radio-telegraphy, radio-broadcasting or television, whether or not incorporating reception apparatus or sound recording or reproducing apparatus; television cameras; still image video cameras and other video camera recorders; digital cameras." - the value of exports of this group amounted to $ 35 billion.

Also, structure of Exports from China to China, Hong-Kong in 2016 includes the following principal commodities:

  • 11.5% ($ 33 billion) - 8542 - Electronic integrated circuits and microassemblies.
  • 9.37% ($ 26 billion) - 8471 - Automatic data processing machines and units thereof; magnetic or optical readers, machines for transcribing data onto data media in coded form and machines for processing such data, not elsewhere specified or included.
  • 8.7% ($ 25 billion) - 8517 - Electrical apparatus for line telephony or line telegraphy, including line telephone sets with cordless handsets and telecommunication apparatus for carrier-current line systems or for digital line systems; videophones.
  • 3.23% ($ 9.29 billion) - 7113 - Articles of jewellery and parts thereof, of precious metal or of metal clad with precious metal.
  • 3.09% ($ 8.88 billion) - 9013 - Liquid crystal devices not constituting articles provided for more specifically in other headings; lasers, other than laser diodes; other optical appliances and instruments, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
  • 2.83% ($ 8.15 billion) - 8473 - Parts and accessories (other than covers, carrying cases and the like) suitable for use solely or principally with machines of headings 84.69 to 84.72.
  • 2.82% ($ 8.11 billion) - 8541 - Diodes, transistors and similar semiconductor devices; photosensitive semiconductor devices, including photovoltaic cells whether or not assembled in modules or made up into panels; light emitting diodes; mounted piezo-electric crystals.
  • 2.67% ($ 7.69 billion) - 8534 - Printed circuits.
  • 2.33% ($ 6.69 billion) - 8504 - Electrical transformers, static converters (for example, rectifiers) and inductors.
  • The data set presents the structure of imports or exports of goods with the details up to the fourth level of aggregation of the harmonized system for the description and coding of goods HS2012. In total, there are 1,245 commodity groups at the 4th level of the HS2012 classification. Using this set of data it is possible to obtain information about both the general structure of imports into the country (or exports from the country) and the structure of trade flows to / from a single trading partner.