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What are China's major imports and exports?

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The top five exports of China are computers, broadcasting equipment, telephones, office machine parts and integrated circuits. China's top five imports are crude petroleum, integrated circuits, iron ore, gold and cars.

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What are China's major imports and exports?
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China is the world's greatest exporter of computers, broadcasting equipment, telephones, office machine parts, insulated wire, video displays, rubber tires, low-voltage protection equipment, valves and semiconductor devices. Other major exports include electrical transformers, furniture, knit sweaters, trunks and cases, video displays, vehicle parts, seats, insulated wire and video recording equipment.

Other major imports of China include soybeans, refined petroleum, LCDs, refined copper, coal briquettes, vehicle parts, computers, petroleum gas and copper ore.

China exports more to the United States than to any other country by far, almost double the total amount of exports as their next biggest importer, Hong Kong. China also exports heavily to Japan, Germany, South Korea, the United Kingdom, Mexico, France, Russia and India. Most of China's imports come from Japan, South Korea, various other Asian countries, the United States and Germany.

China exports far more than it imports on the whole. It exports almost 398 billion dollars worth of goods to the United States alone, while its combined imports from its top three trading partners only reach about 392 billion dollars.

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