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Chinese New Year: February 1, 2022

Press Release Number CB22-SFS.011

Note: This SFS focuses on the Chinese New Year as celebrated in China and by Chinese people around the world. Other Asian countries may have similar New Year celebrations or celebrate the Lunar New Year or Spring Festival.


From the Library of Congress, Chinese Immigration:

“The Chinese experience in America began with dreams of gold, as legends of instant wealth in California lured hopeful adventurers across the Pacific Ocean. Those dreams soon lost their luster, though; these sojourners found mostly hard times and persecution, and scrambled to survive in a strange country.

“Only through decades of struggle, isolation, and slow progress were Chinese Americans able to find a secure place in the life of the nation. Today, though, a new surge of growth and cultural vitality promises to transform the Chinese American community, and to reshape American life for future generations.”

Key Stats

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, International Database (demographic data) and USA Trade Online (trade data); Central Intelligence Agency, The World Factbook (country reference maps).

Note: Click on the image above to view the full page with additional charts on trade and population.

More Stats

From Foreign Trade > U.S. International Trade Data:

Note: After you create an account, select options for State Export Data (Origin of Movement) or State Import Data (State of Destination) by Harmonized System (HS) or NAICS. Select State, Measures, Commodity, Country (China), and Time for data. More information is available in the Quick Start Guide.

Source: 2019  American Community Survey (ACS) 1-Year Estimates. 

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