Does China have a trade deficit with the EU?

In 2020, China was the third largest partner for EU exports of goods (10.5 %). In 2010, the EU had a trade deficit with China of EUR 140 billion. The trade deficit remained throughout the whole period, reaching EUR 181 billion in 2020. Both exports to and imports from China increased between 2010 and 2020.

Does the EU have tariffs on China?

The European Commission has set duties of between 19.3% and 46.7%, the EU’s official journal said on Monday. The investigation to date showed Chinese exporters increased their share of the EU market from 6.2% in 2017 to 11.2% in the investigation period from mid-2019 to mid-2020, while prices declined by 9%.

How much does the EU trade with China?

EU-China: Trade in goods

Year EU imports EU exports
2018 342.6 188.0
2019 363.0 198.2
2020 383.4 202.6

Who is China’s biggest trade partner?

Mainland China’s 100 major trade partners account for $2.551 trillion or 98.5% of all exported goods consumed by trade partners that import from the People’s Republic….Searchable Datalist of Countries Consuming China’s Exports.

Rank 1.
Importer United States
Exports from China (US$) $452,576,771,000
2019-20 +8.1%

Who is China’s number 1 trading partner?

United States
List of largest trading partners of China

Rank Country / Territory Total trade
1 United States 583.3
2 European Union 573.0
ASEAN 514.3
3 Japan 303.0

Who is EU biggest trading partner?

List of the largest trading partners of the European Union

Rank Country/district Trade balance
1 China −181.0
2 United States 150.9
3 United Kingdom 110.3
4 Switzerland 33.8

Why do countries put up trade barriers?

Countries put up barriers to trade for a number of reasons. Sometimes it is to protect their own companies from foreign competition. Or it may be to protect consumers from dangerous or undesirable products. Or it may even be unintended, as can happen with complicated customs procedures.

Are there any trade and investment barriers in the EU?

EU exporters must benefit from reciprocal market access abroad, matching the openness we grant others in the EU. The latest edition of our Trade and Investment Barriers Report shows protectionism on the rise.

Which is the country with the most trade and investment barriers?

The latest edition of our Trade and Investment Barriers Report shows protectionism on the rise. In 2018, stakeholders reported 45 new barriers in countries outside the EU – with China responsible for the most important barriers, followed by the US, India and Algeria.

Why are there so many trade barriers against China?

There are many anti-dumping duties in place currently against China. It is a tool allowed by the WTO as a safeguard against cheap imports that are a danger to the local industry and is aimed at imports. Many countries impose anti-dumping duties against China with examples being exporting stainless steel into India or the EU.

How much money has been saved by eliminating trade barriers?

Barriers eliminated over the 2014-2017 period have generated additional exports of at least €6.1 billion for our companies in 2018. This is equivalent to the benefits of a number of our free trade agreements. As protectionism rises abroad, so do our efforts to tackle trade barriers.