According to the 2012 import and export situation of electronic information products released by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, China's communications equipment exports reached 149.3 billion US dollars in 2012, an increase of 14.8%; imports were 40.3 billion US dollars, an increase of 26.3%.
Statistics show that in 2012, mobile phone exports reached 81 billion US dollars, an increase of 29.1%. Among electronic information products, its exports ranked second. In the first place is the notebook computer, its export value reached 113.8 billion US dollars, an increase of 7.5%.
In general, in 2012, China's electronic information product import and export showed a slight growth trend, with a total import and export volume of US$1.1868 billion, an increase of 5.1%, and the growth rate was 6.4% lower than the previous year. Among them, exports were US$698 billion, an increase of 5.6%, and the growth rate was 6.3 percentage points lower than the previous year; imports were US$488.8 billion, an increase of 4.5%, and the growth rate was 6.5 percentage points lower than the previous year.
 The export situation of China's communications equipment industry improved in 2012
The global macroeconomic situation was not good in 2012, especially the poor performance of the European and American economies. However, from the perspective of the fourth quarter, the economic situation has shown signs of improvement. One manifestation in the communications equipment industry is the improvement in exports. According to data from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, my country’s total exports of electronic information products in 12 years totaled US$698 billion, a year-on-year increase of 5.6%. Among them, the export of electronic information products in November was US$67.6 billion, and the monthly export volume reached a new high for the whole year, an increase of 9.2%. From the perspective of major industries, the export growth rate is quite different. The communication equipment industry has the fastest growth. The export volume in 2012 was 149.3 billion US dollars, an increase of 14.8%, which was 2.4 percentage points higher than the previous three quarters.