Eastern Guangdong’s foreign trade imports and exports increase by 12% in the first three quarters

Eastern Guangdong's foreign trade imports and exports increase by 12% in the first three quarters

Shantou Comprehensive Free Trade Zone Wanshun Trading and Kangze Pharmaceuticals continued to achieve new breakthroughs in sales by expanding new business and new markets. The two companies achieved sales of nearly 3 billion yuan in the first three quarters; Songtian Electronics continued to increase research and development efforts, and the first three quarters The output value achieved a year-on-year increase of 86%; Xinghui Ring Materials increased R&D and launched new products, and the output value achieved a year-on-year increase of 55% in the first three quarters…

This is the epitome of the development of Shantou’s foreign trade import and export. The author learned from Shantou Customs that in the first three quarters of this year, the total foreign trade import and export value of Eastern Guangdong (including Shantou, Meizhou, Shanwei, Chaozhou and Jieyang) was 113.71 billion yuan, an increase of 12% over the same period last year. Among them, exports were 89.04 billion yuan, an increase of 10.8%; imports were 24.67 billion yuan, an increase of 16.7%.

In the first three quarters of this year, what are the characteristics of foreign trade import and export in Eastern Guangdong? Customs officials said that in the first three quarters of this year, the import and export of general trade in Eastern Guangdong increased rapidly, with imports and exports of 99.8 billion yuan, a sharp increase of 38.7%, accounting for 87.8% of the total value of foreign trade in Eastern Guangdong during the same period, an increase of 16.9 percentage points compared with last year. . In the same period, the import and export of processing trade was 11.93 billion yuan, an increase of 12.2%, accounting for 10.5%.

It is worth noting that private enterprises account for more than 70% of imports and exports. In the first three quarters, the import and export of private enterprises in eastern Guangdong was 82.88 billion yuan, an increase of 10.6%, accounting for 72.9%, an increase of 1 percentage point from last year. In the same period, the import and export of foreign-invested enterprises was 23.47 billion yuan, an increase of 6.8%; the import and export of state-owned enterprises was 7.35 billion yuan, a substantial increase of 61.3%.

According to customs officials, ASEAN, the United States, the European Union, Hong Kong, and Japan are the top five major trading partners in the eastern Guangdong region, all of which achieved growth in the first three quarters. Among them, imports and exports to ASEAN were 24.38 billion yuan, an increase of 27.4%, accounting for 21.4%, making it the largest foreign trade market in eastern Guangdong; imports and exports to the United States, the European Union, Hong Kong, and Japan all increased significantly, increasing by 31.6% and 5.9 year-on-year respectively. %, 18% and 31.9%; the total import and export of the above five major trade markets accounted for 61.5% of the total import and export value of Eastern Guangdong.