China's largest trade partners in 2017, in one chart

If you’re wondering who China’s largest trade partners for 2017 are, look no further than the chart below from ANZ Bank.

ANZ Bank

It shows the value of China’s exports on the x axis with the value of imports on the y axis.

It also shows the countries or regions China recorded a trade surplus with last year, along with those that didn’t. The latter includes the United States, helping to explain recent trade frictions between the two nations.

China also ran a sizable trade surplus with Europe, although it wasn’t as large as the US one.

The value of total trade in goods with China is also represented by the size of each colour-coded circle.

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