What is the Clothing Size Difference in China?

Clothing Size Difference in China, it’s an essential concepts for you to know well before you import clothing from China. The method of size and measurement, is really a basic concept in daily life, we always feel it’s simple and easy to understand. But, attention please, Clothing Size Difference in China, maybe totally difference from your country.

If you don’t have the idea of Clothing Size Difference in China, it maybe cause huge disaster to your business: your purchased clothing can’t suite your country people’s body, too small or too big, fail to sell.

Following charts of Clothing Size Difference we gathered, for your reference. It’s necessary for you to keep in mind, especially for a business starter.

1. Clothing Size Difference

① Women Clothes (Jacket, skirt, shirt, coat, suit )
Standard Size details
China(cm) 160-165
/84-86
165-170
/88-90
167-172
/92-96
168-173
/98-102
170-176
/106-110
International XS S M L XL
USA 2 4-6 8-10 12-14 16-18
Europe 34 34-36 38-40 42 44

 

② Men Clothes ( Jacket, t-shirt, suit )
Standard Size details
China 36-37 38-39 40-42 43-44 45-47
International S M L XL XXL

 

③ Men Clothes ( Pants )
Standard Size details
China 42 44 46 48 50
Waist 68-72 cm 71-76 cm 75-80 cm 79-84 cm 83-88 cm
Length 99 cm 101.5 cm 104 cm 106.5 cm 109 cm

 

④ Plus size (Tops, Bottoms & Shorts (cm))
Size L 2L 3L 4L 5L 6L 7L 8L 9L 10L
Bust 86-94 93-101 100-108 107-115 114-122 121-129 128-136 135-143 142-150 149-157
Waist 69-77 77-85 85-93 93-101 101-109 109-117 117-125 125-133 133-141 141-149
Hip 92-100 97-105 102-110 107-115 112-120 117-125 122-130 127-135 133-141 138-146
 Kids clothing Size Difference (According to certain brands/suppliers traditional)
Age Size/Height Odd Number Even Number Contrast age(Y) Contrast height(cm)
3M 50cm —— —— 0—0.3 52-59
6M 65 cm —— —— 0.3-0.6 59-73
1Y 75 cm 1# 2# 0.6—1 73-80
1Y -2Y 80 cm 1#-3# 2#-4# 1—–2 75-85
2Y-3Y 90 cm 3# 4# 2—–3 85-95
3Y-4Y 100 cm 5# 6# 3—–4 95-105
4Y-5Y 110 cm 7# 8# 4—–5 105-115
6Y-7Y 120 cm 9# 10# 6—–7 115-125
8Y-9Y 130 cm 11#-13# 12#-14# 8—–9 125-135
10Y-11Y 140 cm 15# 16# 10—11 135-145
12Y-13Y 150 cm 15#-23# 16#-24# 12—13 145-155
14Y-15Y 160 cm 15#-23# 16#-24# 14—15 155-165

 

2.Underwear Size Difference

① Women Bra ( under bust size )
Standard Size details
China 76.2 81.3 86.4 91.5 96.5 101.6 106.7 112 117 122 127 132 137 142+
USA 30 32 34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52 54 56
UK 30 32 34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52 54 56
Europe 70 75 80 85 90
France 85 90 95 100 105
Italy 1 2 3 4 5

 

② Women Bra (cup size)
Standard Size details
China A B C D E
USA AA A B C D DD DDD/E F FF G GG H HH J
UK AA A B C D DD E F FF G GG H HH J
Europe AA A B C D E F
France AA A B C D E F
Italy B B or 0 C D DD E F

 

③ Women Underwear Size
Standard Size details
China S M L XL XXL XXXL
International XS S M L XL XXL XXXL
USA 2 4 6 8 10 12 14
UK 6 8 10 12 14 16 18
Europe 32 34 36 38 40 42 44
France 34 36 38 40 42 44 46
Italy 38 40 42 44 46 48 50

 

④ Men Underwear Size
Standard Size details
China 72-76 76-81 81-87 87-93 93-98
International S M L XL XXL
USA (inches) 28-30 30-32 32-34 34-38 38-42

 

3.Shoes Size Difference

① Women shoes Size Difference
Foot length (cm) 22.5 23 23.5 24 24.5 25 25.5 26
China 35 36 37 38 39 39 40 40
US 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5
UK 4 4.5 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5
Europe (EU) 35 36 37 38 39 39 40 40

 

② Men shoes Size Difference
Foot length (cm) 24.5 25 25.5 26 26.5 27 27.5 28
China 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46
US 7 7.5 8 8.5 9 9.5 10 10.5
UK 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5 9 9.5
Europe (EU) 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46

 

③Kids Shoes Size Difference
Size 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Inner Length (cm) 11 11.5 12 12.5 13 13.5 14 14.5 15
Size 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Inner Length (cm) 15.5 16 16.5 17 17.5 18 18.5 19 19.5
Size 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38
Inner Length (cm) 20 20.5 21 21.5 22 22.5 23 23.5 24

 

4.Other related measures 

① Length Size Difference
Imperial Metric
1 inch [in] ————- 2.54cm
1 foot [ft] 12 in 0.3048M
1 yard [yd] 3 foot 0.9144M
1 mile 1760 yd 1.6093 KM
1 int nautical mile 2025.4 yd 1.853 KM

 

② Area Size Difference
Imperial Metric
1 sq inch [in2] ———- 6.4516 cm2
1 sq foot [ft2] 144 in2 0.0929 m2
1 sq yd [yd2] 9 ft2 0.8361 m2
1 acre 4840 yd2 4046.9 m2
1 sq mile [mile2] 640 acres 2.59 km2

 

 

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