China

Location: Asia

Flag of ChinaLocation of China

Population: 1,343,239,900  (Estimate July 2012)

Language(s): Chinese (official)

Currency:   Renminbi (RMB)

GDP: $11.9 trillion  (estimated 2011)

Top Import Commodities:

  • Electrical
  • Machinery
  • Oil and Minerals fuel
  • Optical
  • Medical equipment
  • Metal ores
  • Plastics

Japan 11.2%, S. Korea 9.3%, US 7%, Germany 5.3%, Australia 4.7% (2011)

Other Information:

  • World’s 3rd largest market for Luxury goods
  • Imports from the US have grown in the following key areas: energy, transportation, medical equipment, construction and machinery.