The latest statistics released by the Ministry of Commerce show that the volume of China's mobile phone exports reached 228 million last year.
This figure is an increase of 56% over the previous year, and the total mobile phone export value hit US$20.635 billion, rising by 45.7% compared with that in 2004.
The Ministry of Commerce points out that China's mobile phone trade achieved a favorable balance of US$19.442 billion in 2005, which is $6.757 billion more than the previous year. The data demonstrates China's position as a mobile phone manufacture base in the world.
Local media estimate that China's export volume of electronics and information products exceeded US$250 billion in 2005, accounting for one third of the country's total export volume.