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China is without doubt the economic superpower of the future.

It is the country the UK imports the most from and bi-lateral growth opportunities abound.

Companies doing business in China today are already looking ahead to a prosperous future.

UK Imports from China

Total Value:

£63.5 billion / 13.33% of all UK Imports

Top 5 Imports are:

  1. Office Machinery
  2. Telecoms & Sound Equipment
  3. Other Manufactures (Consumer)
  4. Chemicals
  5. Clothing

UK Exports to China

Total Value:

£18.7 billion / 5.65% of all UK Exports

Top 5 Exports are:

  1. Crude Oil
  2. Cars
  3. Pharmaceutical Products
  4. Non-ferrous Metals
  5. Mechanical Power Generators

Key Facts about
🇨🇳 China:

Local UK Business Group:

The British Chamber of Commerce in China

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