This vastly populous nation has also seen a growing demand for luxury cars in recent years and is attracting business from many foreign carmakers. In 2011, Germany exported around 230,000 vehicles to China at a value of over 15 billion U.S. dollars, making Germany the leading car exporter to China. Car manufacturers in Japan and the United States are also exporting in mass to China. The sales of BMW, the biggest exporter of brand cars to China, accounted for 11 percent of its total sales as of 2010.
The topics automobile sales in China and automobile manufacturing industry in China are presented in separate dossiers.