China Economy GDP by Sector
China's estimated GDP for 2014 was comprised of:
Agriculture 9.7% - Industry 43.9% - Services 46.4%
But in terms of which sectors represent the most people, the graph looks a bit different. Even though Agriculture constitutes only 10% of the output, it is more labor intensive and responsible for employing 34% of the labor pool.
Agriculture 33.6% - Industry 30.3% - Services 36.1%*
*Latest figures available for 2012
Agriculture in China
China is the world's largest producer of agricultural products and the #1 producer and importer of rice.
These are some of China's main agricultural products:
China's Main Industries
In 2010 China contributed 19.8% of the world's manufacturing output becoming the largest manufacturer in the world.
Major industries in China include:
Consumer products including textiles and apparel, footwear, toys, and electronics
Industrial Goods, Mining and Mineral Processing: iron, steel, aluminum, coal, petroleum, cement, chemical and fertilizers.
Automobiles and other Transportation Equipment including rail cars, locomotives, ships and aircraft.
Electronic Information Industry The main areas of China's electronic information industry are computer-related goods (including software), communication equipment, electronic parts and household entertainment equipment.
China is the world's largest market for personal computers.
The vast majority of China's mobile phones, notebook computers, color displays and other products in this category are manufactured for export, making China a global production base.
China Services Sector
The development of the Services sector in China lags that of comparable developing economies as the focus has been in manufacturing and exports. This is gradually changing as the Central Government is committing more efforts and a more open strategy for its services sector.
Key Services in China include:
More China Facts
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Industry: What China makes
Services: China's service industry sectors
Exports/Imports: Who does China trade with? What do they export/import?
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