The Growing Importance of China in the Global Trade

  • Peter BalážEmail author
  • Stanislav Zábojník
  • Lukáš Harvánek
Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Asian Business Series book series (PAMABS)


The natural outcome of the transformation of the Chinese economy is its growing expansion in international trade. If in the first period the result of the high involvement of foreign investors operating in China supplying goods to international distribution networks, a rapid growth rate of Chinese exporters has been recorded since the international financial crisis. It deals with the development of China’s bilateral trade relations with the United States, the EU and Japan while pursuing a changing commodity exchange structure, the share of services, high technology and the current development of foreign trade policy.


Commodity and territorial structure Foreign trade High tech Export of services WTO 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Baláž
    • 1
    Email author
  • Stanislav Zábojník
    • 1
  • Lukáš Harvánek
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of International TradeUniversity of Economics in BratislavaBratislavaSlovakia
  2. 2.Sberbank CZPraha 5Czech Republic

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