China has reported a jump in toy imports and exports throughout June, with exports to Europe rising almost 50 per cent year-on-year.
China toy exports reached $500 million in June, according to China Customs Statistics, as reported by the China Toy & Juvenile Products Association.
Germany was the biggest European success story for the month with exports from China worth $133 million. That represents an increase of 47.39 per cent year-on-year for the country, meaning Germany makes up a quarter of all toy exports from China to Europe.
UK ranks second place with $109 million – an increase of 62.51 per cent. Holland and France follow with $106 million and $31.2 million in toy exports from China.
China’s toy imports rose 24.5 per cent year-on-year, reaching $30.7 million in June. Traditional toys made up $21.6 million of this figure – or 70.55 per cent of China’s overall toy imports in June.
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