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China


    • Railroads:

        total:
        65,780 km

        standard gauge:
        55,180 km 1.435-m gauge (7,174 km electrified; more than 11,000 km double track)

        narrow gauge:
        600 km 1.000-m gauge; 10,000 km 0.762-m to 1.067-m gauge dedicated industrial lines

    • Highways:

        total:
        1.029 million km

        paved:
        170,000 km

        unpaved:
        gravel/improved earth 648,000 km; unimproved earth 211,000 km (1990)

    • Inland waterways:
      138,600 km; about 109,800 km navigable

    • Pipelines:
      crude oil 9,700 km; petroleum products 1,100 km; natural gas 6,200 km (1990)

    • Ports:
      Aihui, Changsha, Dalian, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Harbin, Huangpu, Nanning, Ningbo, Qingdao, Qinhuangdao, Shanghai, Shantou, Tanggu, Xiamen, Xingang, Zhanjiang

    • Merchant marine:

        total:
        1,628 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 16,013,532 GRT/24,027,766 DWT

        ships by type:
        barge carrier 3, bulk 298, cargo 849, chemical tanker 14, combination bulk 10, container 98, liquefied gas tanker 4, multifunction large load carrier 1, oil tanker 212, passenger 24, passenger-cargo 25, refrigerated cargo 21, roll-on/roll-off cargo 24, short-sea passenger 44, vehicle carrier 1

        note:
        China beneficially owns an additional 250 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling approximately 8,831,462 DWT that operate under Panamanian, Hong Kong, Maltese, Liberian, Vanuatu, Cypriot, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Bahamian, and Singaporean registry

    • Airports:

        total:
        204

        with paved runways over 3,047 m:
        17

        with paved runways 2,438 to 3,047 m:
        69

        with paved runways 1,524 to 2,437 m:
        89

        with paved runways 914 to 1,523 m:
        9

        with paved runways under 914 m:
        7

        with unpaved runways 1,524 to 2,438 m:
        7

        with unpaved runways 914 to 1,523 m:
        3

        with unpaved runways under 914 m:
        3






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