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China is the world's second largest economy with a nominal GDP of $7.74 trillion according to 2012 estimates and is the fastest growing economy, with growth rates averaging 10% over the last 30 years. However, on a per capita basis, China is ranked 90th in the world with a nominal GDP per capita of $5,184. It is the largest exporter and second largest importer of goods in the world. The coastal regions of China tend to be more industrialized while inland regions are less developed.

Major China Indicators

Period Value % Chg Prev
Components of GDP (View all 1)
China Exports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2017 19.76% of GDP 0.50%
China Imports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2017 18.05% of GDP 3.86%
Consumer Prices (View all 1)
China Consumer Price Index (NSA) May 2019 102.74 0.20%
China Consumer Price Index: Health Care (NSA) May 2019 102.46 -0.12%
China Consumer Price Index: Housing (NSA) May 2019 101.82 -0.14%
China Inflation Rate May 2019 2.74% 7.99%
Employment (View all 1)
China Unemployment Rate (NSA) 2018 4.42% 0.39%
GDP (View all 1)
China GDP (NSA) Q1 2019 21.34T CNY -15.84%
China Real GDP Growth Q1 2019 6.40% Chg Yr 0.00%
China Real GDP Growth Q1 2019 1.40% Chg Qtr -6.67%
Government Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
China General Government Gross Debt Outlook (NSA) 2024 72.40% of GDP 3.87%
Industrial Production (View all 1)
China PMI May 2019 49.40 -1.40%
China Producer Price Index (NSA) May 2019 100.60 -0.30%
China Producer Price Index: Consumer Goods (NSA) May 2019 100.90 0.00%
China Producer Price Index: Means of Production (NSA) May 2019 100.60 -0.30%
International Transactions (View all 1)
China Exports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2017 2.418T USD 9.90%
China Imports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2017 2.208T USD 13.57%
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