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China Brief Country Profile

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China is the world’s 2nd largest economy, with a GDP of USD 17.4tn in 2021.

The Capital of  China is Beijing, while its financial capital is located further south in the city of Shanghai.

China’s GDP Per Capita increased by 21% in 2021 from USD 10,409 to USD 12,556.

Select Export Facts & Figures

China exported USD 3.4tn worth of goods in 2021, representing 15.1% of total global exports.

China Exports

Top Export Sectors

China’s top three exports in 2021 were Machinery & Electronics (USD 1,446.5bn), Chemicals & Plastics (USD 375.8bn), and Metals & Minerals (USD 370.7bn).

For more on China’s export potential, see our China’s Supply Market Potential And Top Tips For Effective Sourcing.

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Below also find a brief introduction to Axis Group’s Global Procurement & Supply Solutions.

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