Ministry of Commerce: China will not restrict the export of medical materials

Ministry of Commerce: China will not restrict the export of medical materials

Since March, China has exported about 3.86 billion masks; 54 countries (regions) have signed medical procurement contracts with Chinese companies

On April 5, the State Council Joint Defense and Joint Control Mechanism held a press conference to introduce the work of strengthening the quality management of medical supplies and regulating market order.

Medical masks, protective clothing, testing reagents, thermometers … At the critical moment of international epidemic prevention and control, medical materials made in China are being shipped to the world. According to the report of the General Administration of Customs, from March 1 to April 4, a total of 3.86 billion masks were exported, 37.52 million pieces of protective clothing, 2.41 million pieces of infrared thermometers, 16,000 sets of ventilator, and a new crown 2.84 million boxes of virus detection reagents and 8.41 million pairs of goggles.

From March to now, we have exported 10.2 billion worth of anti-epidemic materials

Jin Hai, director of the General Operations Department of the General Administration of Customs, said that according to customs statistics, since the end of March this year, China ’s export epidemic prevention and control materials have increased significantly. From March 1 to April 4, the country ’s major export epidemic prevention The value of controlled materials is 10.2 billion yuan.

It mainly includes about 3.86 billion masks with a value of 7.72 billion yuan; 37.52 million pieces of protective clothing with a value of 910 million yuan; 2.41 million infrared thermometers with a value of 330 million yuan; 16,000 ventilators with a value of 310 million yuan; new models 2.84 million boxes of coronavirus detection reagents and 8.41 million pairs of goggles.

Jiang Fan, the first-level inspector of the Department of Foreign Trade of the Ministry of Commerce, said that as of April 4, 54 countries (regions), 3 international organizations and Chinese enterprises have signed commercial procurement contracts for medical supplies, and there are 74 countries and 10 International organizations are conducting commercial procurement negotiations with Chinese companies.

Jiang Fan said that the next step would be to speed up the export of more medical supplies needed by the international community, and to strictly control the quality and standardize the export order.

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