At the 2020 press conference on business work and operations held by the Ministry of Commerce today (January 29), the relevant person in charge of the Ministry of Commerce introduced that in 2020, my country's consumption will recover steadily, foreign trade will reach new highs, and the use of foreign capital will grow against the trend. , "Thirteenth Five-Year" business development ended successfully

  Data show that in 2020, the total retail sales of consumer goods will be 39.2 trillion yuan, and the final consumption will account for 54.3% of GDP. Consumption is still the "ballast stone" for stable economic operations.

Among them, car sales have ranked first in the world for 12 consecutive years.

Online retail sales of physical goods increased by 14.8% year-on-year, making it the world's largest online retail market for eight consecutive years.

  Foreign trade reached a new high.

The annual import and export of goods was 32.2 trillion yuan, an increase of 1.9%, and both the total scale and the international market share reached record highs.

  Qian Keming, Vice Minister of Commerce: In particular, we have actively leveraged our advantage as the largest supplier of anti-epidemic materials, and provided more than 220 billion masks, 2.3 billion protective clothing and 1 billion test kits to more than 200 countries and regions. Make an important contribution to the fight against the epidemic.

  In 2020, my country's utilization of foreign capital will grow against the trend.

The actual use of foreign capital throughout the year was nearly 1 trillion yuan, an increase of 6.2% year-on-year, making it the world's largest foreign capital inflow country.

Foreign investment and cooperation developed in an orderly manner, and investment in countries along the “Belt and Road” increased by 18.3%.

As of the end of 2020, a total of 309.4 billion yuan has been invested in overseas economic and trade cooperation zones, creating 373,000 local jobs.

  Vice Minister of Commerce Qian Keming: In 2020, in the face of the severe and complex international situation, especially the severe impact of the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the basic market for foreign trade and foreign investment has been stabilized, consumption has rebounded, new breakthroughs have been made in multilateral and bilateral economic and trade relations, and commerce has been achieved The development has returned to stability and is better than expected, making positive contributions to building a well-off society in an all-round way.

  (CCTV reporter Liu Ying, Zhang Daofeng, Xu Ningning, Ge Xiaowei, Gao Miao and Zhang Yong)