Feb. 8, 2012 (China Knowledge) - China's exports of electronics and information technology products climbed 11.9% year on year to US$661.2 billion in 2011, accounting for 34.8% of the country's total exports, according to the latest statistics released by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology
The growth rate was the lowest level this year. The country's growth in exports of electronics and IT products has been in downward trend since the beginning of last year.
In 2011, the country's imports of these products rose 11.0% year on year to US$468.03 billion.
The country's foreign trade of electronics and IT products amounted to US$1.13 trillion in total during the period, 11.5% more than in 2010.
The exports of computers increased 5.6% year on year to US$229.39 billion last year. The exports of home appliance grew 7.9% year on year to US$94.62 billion. The country's exports of telecommunication equipment maintained high growth, reaching US$130.02 billion, up 26.6% year on year. Export value of electronics components and electronics devices was US$88.14 billion and US$75.70 billion last year, up 15.3% and 11.0% year on year, respectively.
The top three products that recorded the highest export value were laptops, cell phones and integrated circuits, which exports were valued at US$105.88 billion, US$62.76 billion and US$32.57 billion respectively.