China 2012 in figures

steigende statistik

Some interesting figures…

  • Visitors to the Shenzhen fair: approx. 20,000, including 1,500 foreigners
  • Production of finished watches: 771 million units
  • Proportion of quartz/mechanical: 95.6/4.4%
  • Value: 22.3 billion yuan (3.4 billion Swiss francs)
  • Exports of finished watches: 679 million units (–2.7%)
  • Exports of mechanical watches: 19 million units (+217%)
  • Export value: 1.945 billion US dollars (+20.9%)
  • Movement production: 674 million units
  • Imports/exports of movements: 365/268 million units
  • Imports of finished watches: 13 million units (+2.6%)Value: 2.312 billion US dollars (–5.6%)
  • Imports of mechanical watches: 2 million (+1.6%)
  • Value: 1.616 billion US dollars (–2.5%)
  • Main export destinations (in decreasing order): Hong Kong (33%), USA (11%), Japan (6%), Germany, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Myanmar, United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, India, Switzerland, Spain, Netherlands, France, Cambodia, Russia, Sri Lanka and Brazil.

Source: Europa Star August – September 2013 Magazine Issue