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Mapping China's 2021 economy: Foreign trade

By Chen Liubing (

Updated: 2022-03-07

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As a major engine of economic growth, China's foreign trade of goods reached an all-time high last year, remaining one of the best performing macroeconomic sectors in 2021.

The country's foreign trade of goods totaled 39.1 trillion yuan in 2021, an increase of 21.4 percent year-on-year.

Exports rose 21.2 percent year-on-year to 21.73 trillion yuan, while imports expanded by 21.5 percent to 17.37 trillion yuan on a yearly basis.

Watch this video to find out more about China's 2021 foreign trade sector.