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What are China's major imports and exports?
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China's giant economy is built on its wide range of exports — with the largest chunk of Chinese goods being sold to the U.S.
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China's top exports are broadcasting equipment ($231B), computers ($146B), office machine parts ($90.8B), integrated circuits ($80.1B) and telephones ($62B), according to 2017 data from the Observatory of Economic Complexity, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology-linked trade tracker.
Its top imports are integrated circuits ($207B), crude petroleum ($144B), iron ore ($59B), cars ($46.8B) and gold ($40.3B).
WHAT TYPE OF ECONOMY DOES CHINA HAVE?
"As world’s largest export economy, by the same token China imports a lot," Arthur Dong of Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business told FOX Business.
"China's energy needs far exceed their own ability to produce their own energy, … They're very dependent on foreign sources," Dong said. "They don’t have ability to feed themselves, so they're highly dependent on purchases of grain and protein."
China's economy was able to take off after becoming a member of the World Trade Organization in 2001, something advocated for by the U.S. under President Bill Clinton.