May. 28, 2012 (China Knowledge) - China's exports of electronics and information technology products climbed 3.4% YoY to US$203.1 billion in the first four months of this year, accounting for 34.2% of the country's total exports, according to the latest statistics released by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology
In the first four months, the country's imports of these products fell 4.5% YoY to US$138.1 billion.
The country's foreign trade of electronics and IT products amounted to US$341.2 billion in total during the period, unchanged compared with the same period of last year.
In the month of April, the country saw further slowdown in the exports of electronics and IT products, which rose only 1.8% YoY to US$54.1 billion. The import of these products saw experienced larger decline of 11.7%, hitting US$34.1 billion.
The exports of computers increased 7.4% YoY to US$70.8 billion in the first four months. The exports of telecom equipment maintained high growth, reaching US$44.4 billion, up 18.6% YoY. Export value of electronics components and electronics devices was US$25.7 billion and US$22.1 billion in the first four months, down 2.0% and 9.6% YoY, respectively.
The top five products that record the highest export value were laptops, cell phones, integrated circuits, LCD panels and cell phone components, whose exports were US$33.2 billion, US$24.9 billion, US$10.6 billion, US$9.6 billion and US$7.9 billion.