Exports

China's Ranking

In State's Global Trading Partners 2021

#3

Decade Average

Goods Exporting to China

2008-2017 Pre-Trade War

$1.6 Billion

Highest Year on Record

Goods Exporting to China

2017

% State Global Exporting to china

9%

of Goods Exports 2021

8%

of Service Exports 2020

State Ranking in Heartland

#11

In Total Goods Exports Value 2021

#14

In Total Service Exports Value 2020

State Ranking in U.S.

#23

In Total Goods Exports Value 2021

#31

In Total Service Exports Value 2020

China's Ranking

In State's Global Trading Partners 2021

#3

Decade Average

Goods Exporting to China

2008-2017 Pre-Trade War

$1.6 Billion

Highest Year on Record

Goods Exporting to China

2017

% State global exporting to china

9%

of Goods Exports 2021

8%

of Service Exports 2020

State Ranking in Heartland

#11

In Total Goods Exports Value 2021

#14

In Total Service Exports Value 2020

State Ranking in U.S.

#23

In Total Goods Exports Value 2021

#31

In Total Service Exports Value 2020

Partnership

Sister Cities

  • Louisville/Chengdu & Jiujang
  • Morehead/Yangshuo

Sister Partnership

Kentucky

Jiangxi

Export Details

2021

Goods Exports

$2.8 Billion

(USCBC Export Report 2022) +48%

1

Aerospace Products & Parts ($1B)

+48%

2

Oil Seeds & Grains ($394M)

+16%

3

Resins & Synthetic Fibers ($152M)

+46%

2020
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Service Exports

$246 Million

(USCBC Export Report 2022) -41%

1

Education ($121M)

-17%

2

Royalties from Industrial Processes ($28M)

3

Equipment Installation & Maintenance ($19M)

-26%

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Jobs

10,700

Jobs supported by exports to China in 2020 (USCBC Export Report 2022)

10,000

Jobs supported by Chinese companies (NCUSR Rhodium Group 2018)

+28

Chinese companies operating in-state (NCUSR Rhodium Group 2018)

1

GE Appliance Park 6000+ jobs

2

Lexmark 1600+ jobs

3

Smithfield Foods 1,200 jobs

Education

(IIE Open Doors 2022)

Top educational Institutions with chinese enrollment

  1. Campbellsville University
  2. University of Kentucky
  3. University of Louisville

737

Estimated number of Chinese International Students in-State

$121 Million

Estimated revenue added by Chinese International Students (USCBC Export Report 2022)

Chinese-American Population

9,603

(APIAVote 2020)

Goods Exporting

At $1B, Kentucky led the Heartland region in exporting aerospace products and parts to China in 2021

$9.5 Billion

Chinese Foreign Direct Investment from 1990-2020

(Rhodium Group’s US-China Investment Hub)

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For the states’ trade statistics: USCBC Export Report 2022.

For information relating to Chinese-owned operations in-state: Rhodium Group and NCUSR’s 2018 Report.

For information relating to Chinese international students: Open Door’s 2022 Annual Data.

For the population of Chinese Americans in-state: APIAVote’s 2020 AAPI Numbers and Facts Report or https://population.com/ if the report did not have the data.

For FDI: Rhodium Group’s US-China Investment Hub.

For sister city relationship information: Asia Matters for America.
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