Beijing – China exported 2.5m foam mattresses and cushions in September 2021, down 49% on September 2021, according to China’s General Administration of Customs.
The mattresses are bigger in size, though. The weight of those exports fell by just 15% year on year, to 9.7kT. The value of these exports in September 2021 rose by 2% from a year ago, to $56m.
China’s exports over the first nine months of 2021 amounted to 29m units, up 32% from the same period in 2020.
The weight of exports during those nine months was 91.6kT, up 23% year on year. The export value climbed 40%, to $522m.
In September 2021, Japan continued to be China’s largest overseas market in value, with $9m goods shipped, compared with $12m in August.
Japan has held the top spot since last December. The US was in second place with $8m, followed by Germany with $6.5m.