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  15.7  9.1    Binding coverage: Total 100
Simple average MFN applied   2017  9.8  15.6  8.8  Non-Ag 100
Trade weighted average   2016  5.2  11.8  4.6    Ag: Tariff quotas  (in %)   4.5
Imports in billion US$   2016  1,387.9  102.6  1,285.4    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       6.0     7.0    25.9    25.6    26.2     7.0     2.3       0       0
MFN applied 2017      7.2     6.9    26.2    24.5    25.7     6.8     2.7       0     0.3
Imports 2016      1.4    41.3    19.7    20.9     7.2     6.4     3.0       0     1.2
 Non-agricultural products    
Final bound       6.6    18.5    47.1    14.5    12.0     1.4       0       0       0
MFN applied 2017      7.1    19.1    47.2    14.6    10.8     1.1       0       0     0.3
Imports 2016     37.0    27.5    27.6     2.8     4.8     0.1       0       0     0.1
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 14.9    10.4      25 100 14.1     13.8      25     0.8     2.9
Dairy products 12.2       0      20 100 12.3        0      20     0.2       0
Fruit, vegetables, plants 14.8     4.9      30 100 14.7      4.9      30     0.7     1.4
Coffee, tea 14.9       0      32 100 14.9        0      32     0.1       0
Cereals & preparations 23.7     3.3      65 100 23.0      8.8      65     0.9     0.0
Oilseeds, fats & oils 11.1     7.1      30 100 10.9      9.1      30     3.3     0.0
Sugars and confectionery 27.4       0      50 100 28.7        0      50     0.1       0
Beverages & tobacco 23.2     2.1      65 100 23.7      2.0      65     0.5    10.3
Cotton 22.0       0      40 100 22.0        0      40     0.1       0
Other agricultural products 12.1     9.3      38 100 11.9      8.5      38     0.7     3.2
Fish & fish products 11.0     6.1      23 100 10.8      4.4      23     0.7     2.4
Minerals & metals 8.0     5.6      50 100 7.8      5.9      50    18.1    45.4
Petroleum 5.0    20.0       9 100 5.3     16.7       9     9.2    91.3
Chemicals 6.7     0.5      47 100 6.6      0.4      47    11.9     0.7
Wood, paper, etc. 5.0    22.3      20 100 4.1     41.0      20     3.3    84.8
Textiles 9.8     0.2      38 100 9.6        0      38     1.3       0
Clothing 16.1       0      25 100 16.0        0      25     0.4       0
Leather, footwear, etc. 13.7     0.6      25 100 13.3      0.6      25     1.6     1.2
Non-electrical machinery 8.4     7.9      35 100 8.1      8.9      35     9.2    37.5
Electrical machinery 8.9    25.8      35 100 8.6     23.4      35    23.2    43.4
Transport equipment 11.4     0.8      45 100 12.3      0.8      45     7.0     0.0
Manufactures, n.e.s. 12.2    15.2      35 100 11.7      9.9      35     6.8    18.4
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                                    2016  6,393 27  135      15.7     10.4      0.5 37.1  29.0 
2. European Union                         2016  5,409 29  159      12.0      7.6      0.0 15.6  49.3 
3. Hong Kong, China                       2016  4,856 22  107       0.0      0.0      0.0 100.0  100.0 
4. United States of America               2016  4,309 24  134       4.2      3.1      0.0 29.0  46.1 
5. Korea, Republic of                     2016  2,538 26  127      53.6     88.8      0.1 4.0  5.9 
Non-agricultural products        
1. United States of America               2016  452,598 63  1,158       4.0      2.9      0.0 40.1  57.2 
2. European Union                         2016  367,224 71  1,621       4.5      3.2      0.0 23.4  46.0 
3. Hong Kong, China                       2016  239,344 54  536       0.0      0.0      0.0 100.0  100.0 
4. Japan                                    2016  148,440 65  1,165       3.4      2.1      0.5 68.6  79.8 
5. Korea, Republic of                     2016  79,371 68  1,514       6.5      4.5      0.5 17.3  44.3