The China-Africa Trade Relationship
In 1995 trade between Africa and China amounted to US$ 3.9bn. That trade relationship grew steadily through the late 90s to hit $10.5bn in 2000. In 2006 that number had jumped to $50bn. 2013 was the first time trade broke through the US$200bn mark and in 2014 it peaked at $220bn.
China imports from Data
China exports to Data
Currency: $US
Total China-Africa Trade (1995-2014)
Top Five Traded Products 2013 (% of total)
Imports from Africa Exports to Africa
Top Import Partners
The top 10 countries China imported from in 2013
Chinese Imports/Exports With Africa (2013)
Imports Exports
Data sources: Tralac, China-Africa Research Initiative, UN Comtrade
Design/Programming: Alastair Otter