List of Products Imported from China to India

Around 14 percent of India’s total imports come from China. Electrical machinery, cell phones, heavy machinery, telecom, power, plastic toys, crucial pharma ingredients, furniture, pharma, fertilizer, food, and textiles are among the items imported from China by India.

During the period April 2019 to February 2020, India purchased items worth $62.4 billion from China. As we all know, the US is India’s biggest commercial partner, followed by China.

The main difference between India’s trade with the US and India’s trade with China is that India has a trade surplus with the US of 16 billion dollars, whereas China has a trade deficit of 53 billion dollars in 2018-19.

Chemicals, automotive components, consumer electronics, and medicines make up approximately 13.7 percent of India’s imports from China.

Top Products which India Imports from China are:

  1. Electronics products
  2. Organic Chemicals
  3. Nuclear Machinery
  4. Parts of computers
  5. Cars and motorcycles parts
  6. Toys
  7. Fertilizers
  8. Mobiles
  9. Lightings
  10. Milk products
  11. optical and medical instruments
  12. Iron and steel

Value of the Indian import from China:-

            Products 2018-19 (Rs.cr) 2017-18 (Rs.cr)
Electrical machinery 144405 184789
Nuclear Machinery 93616 87282
Organic Chemicals 60,082 45691
Plastic items 19038 15246
fertilizers 14412 6912
Iron and steel items 12165 9497
optical ad medical instruments 11108 10718
Vehicle and accessories 10636 9371
Iron and steel 9950 10445
Other chemical products 8994 8692

The volume of trade between India and China:

In 2018-19, India’s trade with China reached 87.07 billion dollars. In 2018-19, Indian imports from China were worth Usd 70.32 billion, while exports to China reached only US$16.75 billion. As a result, India’s trade imbalance with China was 53.57 billion dollars.

Electronic items are the most commonly imported items from China by India. During 2018-19, its total imported values were US$ 20.6 billion, with machinery costing 13.4 billion dollars, organic chemicals costing 8.6 billion dollars, and plastic products costing 2.7 billion dollars. 

As a result of the above, China made for almost 14% of India’s total imports.  Since 2017, the most imported item from China has been electrical machinery.

India Official Website: commerce.gov.in

What happens if China’s imports are restricted?

1. If imports fall, the price of many imported commodities may rise, resulting in higher inflation in the economy.
2. If the supply of raw materials is interrupted, many local goods may eventually suffer.
As a result of the above, China made for almost 14% of India’s total imports.
Since 2017, the most important item imported from China has been electrical machinery.
3. The most vulnerable categories are pharmaceuticals and electronics, which may see significant drops in production due to a shortage of materials required.

List  of Chinese Electronic products & Accessories:

  • Mobile Phone Charger & Power Bank
  • Mobile Phone &Mobile Phone LCD
  • Bluetooth Headset
  • Battery & Charger
  • Wearable Devices
  • Digital Photo Frame
  • Digital Camera & Smart Glasses
  • TV & Parts
  • Display
  • Audio & Sets
  • Electric Wire & Cable
  • Optical Fibre, Power & Communication Cable
  • Audio & Video Cable
  • Connector, Switch, Circuit Board & Terminals
  • Sensor, Socket, Transformer, Inverter & Outlet
  • Electronic Tube, Capacitor, Remote Control & Transistor
  • Voltage Regulator, Relay, Adaptor LED Power Supply

List  of Chinese Household Appliances Products:

  • Air Conditioner, Purifier & Humidifier
  • Refrigerator, Freezer & Parts
  • Water Heater & Components
  • Electrical Fan, Electrical Kettle & Exhaust Fan
  • Solar Water Heater
  • Household Water Treatment Equipment
  • Gas Burner, Gas Stove & Food Blender
  • Pump & Vacuum Equipment
  • Water Pump, Centrifugal Pump, Vacuum Pump & Pressure Pump

List of Chinese Household & Garden Appliances:

  • Rack, Bottle, Shelf, Holder & Hanger
  • Plastic Tube, Pipe & Hose
  • Flower Pot, Umbrella, Baby Diapers & Planter
  • Pillow, Cushion, Blanket, Mattress & Bedding Set
  • Dustbin, Mop, Cleaning Brush, Garbage Bag & Laundry Detergent
  • Garden Sprayer, Insect Killer & Lawn Mower
  • Tableware, Bakeware, Cookware, Vacuum Flask & Thermos
  • Air Conditioner, Purifier & Humidifier
  • Refrigerator, Freezer & Parts
  • Water Heater & Components
  • Electrical Fan, Electrical Kettle & Exhaust Fan
  • Solar Water Heater
  • Household Water Treatment Equipment
  • Gas Burner, Gas Stove & Food Blender

List of Chinese Construction & Decoration Products:

  • Bathtub, Basin, Shower Head & Sink
  • Kitchen Mixer & Faucet
  • Metal, Automatic, Security, Glass & Plastic Window
  • Pipe Fittings
  • Wire Mesh & Building Glass
  • Plywood & Ceiling
  • Aluminum Composite Panel
  • Mirror, Window & Wallpaper
  • Fireplace, Stove & Parts
  • Composite Pipe & Tube
  • Plastic Floor, Floor Tile, Mosaic Tile
  • Wood Plastic Composite & Laminate Flooring
  • Roof, Wall, Rustic & Polished Tile
  • Engineered Wood, Bamboo & Anti-static Flooring

List of All Chinese Auto Parts & Accessories Product:

  • Motorcycle Engine, Battery, Shock Absorber & Body Parts
  • Helmets
  • Automotive Test Equipment
  • Car Lift
  • Auto Painting Equipment
  • Fuel System
  • Crank Mechanism
  • Ignition & Exhaust System
  • Auto Engine
  • Car Electronics, Auto Filter
  • Wheel Hub, Rim & Spoke
  • Auto Electrical & Steering System
  • Car Light, Auto Mirror, Tire, Wiper Blade, Arm, Motor, Seat & Glass & Window
  • Auto Bearing, Winch & Sensor

Chinese Manufacturing & Processing Machinery Products List:

  • Agricultural and Tiller Harvesting Machine
  • Livestock and Feed Processing Machinery
  • Plastic and Plastic Recycling Machinery
  • Woodworking Machinery
  • Blow Molding and Injection Molding Machine
  • Metallic Processing Machinery
  • Machinery for Food, Beverage & Cereal
  • Mould and Laser Equipment
  • Textile Machinery & Parts Cutting & Fold-bend Machine
  • Rubber & Paper Machinery
  • Chemical Equipment & Machinery
  • Mixing Equipment
  • Machinery for Garment, Shoes & Accessories
  • Crushing & Culling Machine

List of Chinese Industrial Equipment & Components:

  • Power & Generating Sets
  • Diesel, Gasoline, Gas & Wind Generator
  • Building Material Making Machinery
  • Lifting Equipment & Excavator
  • Concrete Machinery
  • Stone Processing & Milling Machinery
  • CNC Machine Tools
  • Lathe
  • Drilling & Grinding Machine
  • Bearing & Compressor
  • Sealing, Gaskets & Welding Equipment
  • Cleaning Machine
  • Combination & Joint Fittings
  • Bolts, Flange, Screw & Nut

3 Responses to “List of Products Imported from China to India

  • Uzma khan
    4 months ago

    Want to start a small business

  • Manjit jabbal
    6 months ago

    Very informative.
    I am retired R&D person of 68 years in activities of green energy products to import integrated circuits in market in China only in 2019 interested to import them for evalution pupose Billing amount less than $100/-. Need to know procedure of import. Academy pupose.
    You reply will be highly appreciaTed.
    Regardd

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