Today, the reporter learned from Chaozhou Customs that in the first three quarters of 2019, the import and export of Chaozhou City was 16.17 billion yuan, up 7% from the same period last year (the same below), and the growth rate was higher than that of the whole country and Guangdong Province in the same period. Of this, 13.64 billion yuan was exported and 2.53 billion yuan was imported.
“Chaozhou will mainly import and export in the first three quarters of 2019 through general trade.” Hao Feng, chief of Chaozhou Customs Statistics Department, said that in the first three quarters of 2019, Chaozhou enterprises imported and exported 14.82 billion yuan in general trade, up 9.2%, accounting for 91.7% of the total import and export value of Chaozhou in the same period (the same below), up 1.9 percentage points from the same period last year. At the same time, the foreign trade performance of private enterprises is even more outstanding. In the first three quarters, the import and export of private enterprises in Chaozhou was 12.96 billion yuan, up 10.4%, accounting for 80.1%, up 2.4 percentage points from the same period last year.
In the first three quarters, ceramics, agricultural products, mechanical and electrical products, clothing and clothing accessories and footwear were the main export commodities, and the main import commodities were liquefied petroleum gas and coal. ASEAN, the United States and the European Union are still among the top three export markets of Chaozhou, accounting for 52% of the total export value of Chaozhou in the same period. The United Arab Emirates and ASEAN are the main sources of imports, accounting for 58.7% of Chaozhou’s total imports in the same period, while imports from Canada amounted to 150 million yuan in the same period, up 30.6 times. Imports from Japan totaled 130 million yuan, up 98.8%.
“Countries along the” the belt and road initiative “route contribute more than 40% of Chaozhou’s total value of foreign trade imports and exports.” Hao Feng said that in the first three quarters, the import and export of Chaozhou and the countries along the “the belt and road initiative” were 6.48 billion yuan, up 10.9%, 3.9 percentage points higher than the overall growth rate of Chaozhou’s foreign trade in the same period, accounting for 40.1% of Chaozhou’s total import and export value in the same period, up 1.4 percentage points from the same period last year.
Li Zuozhong, chief executive of Chaozhou Customs, said that the customs will continue to implement various policies and measures to stabilize the growth of foreign trade, further encourage and support enterprises to develop diversified markets, deepen the cultivation of countries and regions along the “the belt and road initiative” route, continue to cultivate and expand comprehensive foreign trade service enterprises, better serve small and medium-sized enterprises, promote trade facilitation, create a good business environment, and promote the sound development of foreign trade economy.
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