Last year, the import and export volume of Shanxi exceeded 200 billion yuan for the first time, ranking fourth in China

2022-05-14 0 By

On January 27, Taiyuan Customs released the latest statistics, in 2021, the import and export of goods trade in Our province broke through the 200 billion yuan mark for the first time, reaching 223.03 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 48.3%.Exports totaled 136.6 billion yuan, up 56.3% year on year;Import 86.43 billion yuan, up 37.1% year on year;The trade surplus reached 50.17 billion yuan, an increase of 106%.Liang Jianyu, director of statistics and analysis department of Taiyuan Customs, introduced that since 2016, the import and export value of our province has been rising year by year, but by 2020 the year-on-year value increase will not exceed 21 billion yuan.In 2021, the import and export of Our province will reach 223.03 billion yuan, an increase of 72.6 billion yuan compared with 2020, and an increase of 112.99 billion yuan, an increase of 102.7%, compared with 2016, the beginning year of the 13th Five-Year Plan, realizing a leap-forward growth.From the perspective of import and export values in each month of 2021, the year-on-year growth rate shows a trend of first high and then low. In the first half of 2021, the year-on-year growth rate maintains a high speed, with three months of year-on-year growth reaching triple digits, and between July and October the growth rate remains between 18% and 46%.From the perspective of trade mode, processing trade mode accounts for more than 50%, while general trade mode accounts for a declining proportion and bonded logistics mode grows rapidly.The import and export of processing trade was 127.91 billion yuan, up 50.5% year on year, accounting for 57.4% of the province’s total foreign trade, up 0.9 percentage points compared with the same period last year.The import and export of general trade was 74.13 billion yuan, up 39.8% year on year, accounting for 33.2% of the province’s total foreign trade, down 2 percentage points compared with the same period last year.During the same period, bonded logistics imports and exports reached 18.67 billion yuan, up 55.7% year on year, accounting for 8.4% of the total foreign trade value of the province.In terms of trade entities, the number of foreign trade enterprises increased significantly, private enterprises became more dynamic, and foreign-invested enterprises played a leading role.In 2021, the number of foreign trade enterprises with import and export achievements in Our province will reach 1,670, increasing by 4.5% compared with 2020.Among them, the import and export of private enterprises was 78.95 billion yuan, up 121.5% year on year, accounting for 35.4% of the total foreign trade of the province, 11.7 percentage points higher than the same period last year, private enterprises released stronger development vitality.During the same period, the import and export of foreign-invested enterprises reached 106.25 billion yuan, up 22% year on year, accounting for 47.6% of the total foreign trade value of the province.The import and export of state-owned enterprises was 37.7 billion yuan, up 36.4% year on year, accounting for 16.9% of the province’s total foreign trade value.In terms of trade partners, imports and exports to countries along the Belt and Road increased by more than 40%, with the top five foreign trade markets — the United States, Japan, ASEAN, the European Union and Taiwan — taking a higher share.Imports and exports to countries along the Belt and Road reached 49.57 billion yuan, up 43.2% year on year, accounting for 22.2% of the province’s total import and export value.Imports and exports to the United States, ASEAN, Japan, EU and Taiwan reached 40.45 billion yuan, 25.01 billion yuan, 24.27 billion yuan, 21.41 billion yuan and 17.81 billion yuan respectively, with year-on-year increases of 53.2%, 62.8%, 139.6%, 21.2% and 24.9% respectively, accounting for 57.8% in total.Market concentration has been further strengthened.”In 2021, our province achieved gratifying results in foreign trade.In terms of size and growth rate, trade in goods exceeded 200 billion yuan for the first time, reaching 223.03 billion yuan, 27 percentage points higher than the national growth rate.While the import and export scale of traditional competitive products is stable, the categories of export commodities are constantly enriched, such as daily-use ceramics, glass handicrafts, mechanical and electrical products, second-hand trucks, etc.Processing trade is still the main way of trade, and the fastest growth, bonded logistics accounted for a higher proportion.China’s imports and exports to major trading partners such as the United States, Japan and ASEAN account for a relatively large proportion, and its imports and exports to countries along the Belt and Road are growing rapidly.In addition, the acceleration of cross-border e-commerce and the opening of China-Europe freight trains have played a positive role in the rapid development of our province’s foreign trade.”Shanxi University of Finance and Economics international Trade school deputy dean Guo Jianyu said.(Reporter Meng Ting) [Editing by Feng Ying]