China                                   
Part A.1   Tariffs and imports: Summary and duty ranges      
Summary   Total Ag Non-Ag   WTO member since     2001
Simple average final bound     10.0  15.8  9.1    Binding coverage: Total 100
Simple average MFN applied   2013  9.9  15.6  9.0  Non-Ag 100
Trade weighted average   2012  4.7  19.7  4.1    Ag: Tariff quotas  (in %)   5.0
Imports in billion US$   2012  1,551.7  64.4  1,487.3    Ag: Special safeguards (in % )   0
                     
Frequency distribution  Duty-free 0 <= 5 5 <= 10 10 <= 15 15 <= 25 25 <= 50 50 <= 100 > 100 NAV
Tariff lines and import values (in %)  in %
Agricultural products    
Final bound       5.8     8.2    25.1    25.0    26.4     7.0     2.5       0       0
MFN applied 2013      7.2     7.0    26.3    24.4    25.7     6.7     2.7       0     0.3
Imports 2012      1.1     9.6    38.8    14.8     7.8    23.5     4.4       0     1.4
 Non-agricultural products    
Final bound       6.7    18.3    46.9    14.7    12.0     1.4       0       0       0
MFN applied 2013      6.9    18.9    46.9    14.9    11.1     1.3       0       0     0.3
Imports 2012     49.3    18.9    25.1     2.1     4.3     0.2       0       0     0.0
Part A.2   Tariffs and imports by product groups        
  Final bound duties MFN applied duties  Imports 
Product groups AVG Duty-free Max Binding AVG Duty-free Max Share Duty-free
    in %   in %   in %   in %  in %
Animal products 14.8     9.4      25 100 14.1     13.8      25     0.3     4.6
Dairy products 12.2       0      20 100 12.3        0      20     0.2       0
Fruit, vegetables, plants 15.0     4.8      30 100 14.8      4.9      30     0.4     1.6
Coffee, tea 14.9       0      32 100 14.9        0      32     0.1       0
Cereals & preparations 23.7     2.6      65 100 23.0      8.8      65     0.4       0
Oilseeds, fats & oils 11.6     6.2      30 100 10.9      9.1      30     1.1     0.2
Sugars and confectionery 27.4       0      50 100 28.7        0      50     0.0       0
Beverages & tobacco 23.9     2.4      65 100 23.5      2.1      65     0.3     3.1
Cotton 22.0       0      40 100 22.0        0      40     0.8       0
Other agricultural products 11.9    10.3      38 100 11.8      8.5      38     0.6     2.7
Fish & fish products 11.0     6.6      23 100 10.6      5.0      23     0.3     0.0
Minerals & metals 8.0     5.7      50 100 7.8      5.9      50    21.4    47.3
Petroleum 3.3    50.0       9 100 5.3     16.7       9    16.1    88.2
Chemicals 6.7     0.5      47 100 6.8      0.4      47    11.3     0.9
Wood, paper, etc. 5.0    23.0      20 100 4.5     35.8      20     2.6    84.8
Textiles 9.7     0.2      38 100 9.6        0      38     1.4       0
Clothing 16.2       0      25 100 16.0        0      25     0.2       0
Leather, footwear, etc. 13.7     0.7      25 100 13.5      0.6      25     1.8     0.2
Non-electrical machinery 8.4     7.9      35 100 8.2      9.2      35     9.9    37.3
Electrical machinery 8.8    26.6      35 100 8.9     23.9      35    18.4    85.7
Transport equipment 11.5     0.8      45 100 11.4      0.8      45     5.9     0.0
Manufactures, n.e.s. 12.3    14.7      35 100 12.1     10.0      35     6.6    15.7
Part B   Exports to major trading partners and duties faced    
Major markets Bilateral imports Diversification MFN AVG of Pref. Duty-free imports
  in million 95% trade in no. of traded TL margin TL Value
  US$ HS 2-digit HS 6-digit Simple Weighted Weighted in % in %
Agricultural products        
1. Japan                                    2012  8,087 30  171      18.9     12.6      5.6 35.9  27.4 
2. European Union                         2012  5,517 30  159      12.0      7.9      1.9 24.7  58.5 
3. United States of America               2012  4,471 23  118       4.0      2.3      0.0 26.6  54.1 
4. Hong Kong, China                       2012  3,994 26  126       0.0      0.0      0.0 100.0  100.0 
5. Korea, Republic of                     2012  2,480 30  251      47.6     52.1      0.1 2.1  9.2 
Non-agricultural products        
1. United States of America               2012  415,969 66  1,216       3.6      2.9      0.0 45.7  63.5 
2. European Union                         2012  359,220 70  1,543       4.5      3.3      1.7 62.6  74.0 
3. Hong Kong, China                       2012  242,570 59  620       0.0      0.0      0.0 100.0  100.0 
4. Japan                                    2012  178,797 69  1,351       3.6      2.5      0.6 68.8  76.4 
5. Korea, Republic of                     2012  76,267 77  3,055       6.8      5.4      0.1 14.1  32.4