What China imports from India? 中国从印度进口什么?

​Two prominent and ancient civilizations of the world, India and China the two neighbors have many cultural similarities. Apart from sharing borders, the two countries share each other’s resources for mutual benefits.


India is the 7th largest importer of Chinese products and shares its natural resources, agricultural produce, and manufacturing capacity with China.


Cotton and cotton yarn from India are imported in significant quantities by Chinese friends. A 70% chance is that cotton used in China’s clothes is from India. China imports raw cotton and a wide variety of cotton yarn from India.


Textile import in ChinaApart from cotton and cotton yarn, reputed garment brands in China import their products made in India.  Textile intermediaries such as organic dyes, softeners from India are widely in use in China. 80% chance of organic pigment used in printing your fabric bought in China is from India.

Finished leather from buffalo, sheep, goats, and other animals for footwear and clothing in China is from India.



Wood import in ChinaChinese friends widely use floor coverings such as carpets made on handloom and woven. High-end furnishing is incomplete without rosewood and sandalwood from India.



Indian marble and granite in ChinaIndia has a broad spectrum of natural, precious, and semi-precious stones. Quartz, marble, granite, diamonds, and many other semi-precious, precious, and natural stones are imported in huge quantities by China.


Mica, copper, brass, bronze, and aluminum are imported in decent volume apart from a large quantity of iron ore and iron powder.


Castor oil and products based on castor are in supply in large quantities. Another product imported in large in China from India, low-density polyethylene, manufactured by Reliance Industries, a company owned by the wealthiest person in Asia, Mr. Mukesh Ambani. The packing industry in China uses kraft papers, primarily made in India. The pulp of recycled newspapers from India has an ample supply in China.

Groundnut kernels and crude peanut oil has made their space in the food industry of China. Oil extraction mills in the State of Gujarat in India are operating at their peak production capacity with Chinese buyers’ orders. India produces a wide variety of groundnuts which is known as the power bank of proteins.

蓖麻油和蓖麻制品大量供应。另一种从印度大量进口的产品是低密度聚乙烯,由亚洲最富有的人穆克什·安巴尼(Mukesh Ambani)拥有的信实工业(Reliance Industries)制造。



Henna import in ChinaPsyllium husk, soya in various forms, Kabuli chickpea, Indian chickpea, guar gum, dried flowers, henna, and many other similar products made in India are in good demand with Chinese consumers.


Livestock exports from India to ChinaShrimps, lobsters, crabs, squid, octopus, sea snails, and similar animals from India are part of China’s menu.

A meal in China is incomplete without rice. “Basmati,” the king of rice, and broken rice from India are consumed largely by Chinese friends. The flavor and taste of the food are not complete without red chili. 85% of the red chili in China is from India, mainly from Andhra Pradesh. The menu is incomplete without desserts, and what better than the king of fruits, “Alphonso” mango from India. Mango pulp from India is one of the most desired products in its segment in China.

World-famous black tea from Darjeeling and Assam tea is popular in China too. An ample quantity supply of sugar keeps on adding sweetness to the relations of both countries.




Herbal products for health and cosmetics, human hair, imitation jewelry essential oils, pharma intermediaries, massage oils, etc., from India, have decent demand in China. Bromine powder from India plays a vital role in cosmetics fromChina. Cumin seeds, fennel seeds, moringa, sesame, etc., from India, are widely used in Chinese traditional medicine.


Chinese in IndiaExchange is not limited to natural resources and commodities. One can see many Chinese friends at the new “China town of India,” Gurugram, Varanasi, Pushkar, and other parts of India. Indian traders, entrepreneurs, professionals, students stay across China.


The 21st century belongs to Asia, and these two Asian giants can change the world for better living. The process of change has already started with the whole world looking at these two countries for their need for the vaccine. Both countries have stood up in this situation and helping the world to restore normalcy. India is supplying vaccines to more than 73 countries and is equally supported by China, with supplies to more than 70 countries.

21世纪属于亚洲,这两个亚洲巨人可以为了更好的生活而改变世界。改变的过程已经开始,全世界都在关注这两个国家对疫苗的需求。两国都在这种情况下挺身而出,帮助世界恢复正常。印度向超过 73 个国家提供疫苗,同样得到中国的支持,向 70 多个国家供应疫苗。




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