Nutritional Health Food Imports Reached USD $4.8 Billion

According to the data from the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Medicines and Health Products, in 2020, China imported RMB 31 billion yuan (USD $4.81 billion) in nutritional health food, up 23.9% year-on-year, and exports reached RMB 14 billion yuan (USD $2.18 billion), up 11% year-on-year. The reasons for the rapid growth of health food imports include consumer perception (demand for high-quality health), channel changes (shift from surrogate shopping to formal channels of cross-border e-commerce), and the policies related to the cross-border e-commerce sector as support. (Source: