Chinanews Xining, March 24 (Sun Rui) reporter learned from the Qinghai Provincial Department of Commerce on the 24th that from January to February 2021, the province’s total foreign trade imports and exports reached 620 million yuan, a year-on-year increase of 100%, and the growth rate is among the highest The third place in the country.
Among them, imports were 460 million yuan, a year-on-year increase of 149.1%, and the growth rate ranked first in the country.
According to reports, in the first two months, Qinghai’s import and export to Peru was 270 million yuan, with no import and export in the same period last year; it was 74.55 million yuan in Burkina Faso, but there was no import and export in the same period last year; 1.4 times.
Import and export to Pakistan was 29.31 million yuan, an increase of 4.5 times; import and export to Japan was 25.62 million yuan, an increase of 19.4%.
In the same period, the province's imports and exports to the EU were 33.065 million yuan, an increase of 2.8 times; and the imports and exports to ASEAN were 39.074 million yuan, an increase of 68.3%.
For this reason, Peru, Burkina Faso, South Africa, Pakistan, and Japan are the top five trading partners, and their imports and exports to the EU have doubled.
At the same time, private enterprises in Qinghai Province have continuously strengthened their motivation and their proportion has increased. General trade is dominated and the growth is good.
In the first two months, the import and export of private enterprises in Qinghai was 260 million yuan, an increase of 1.2 times, accounting for 41.5% of Qinghai's total foreign trade value, an increase of 4.5 percentage points over the same period last year.
The import and export of state-owned enterprises was 360 million yuan, an increase of 86.9%, accounting for 57.9% of Qinghai's total import and export value.
The import and export of foreign-invested enterprises was 3.43 million yuan, an increase of 15.9%.
Qinghai’s general trade import and export amounted to 600 million yuan, an increase of 95.4%, accounting for 97.6% of Qinghai’s total foreign trade value; in the same period, the import and export of goods imported and exported from bonded supervision sites was 14.03 million yuan, and the import and export of processed materials was 600,000 yuan.
According to the reporter's understanding, in the first two months of this year, the province's main export commodities, including textile yarn fabrics and products, agricultural products, cultural products, and mechanical and electrical products, achieved rapid growth.
The export of textile yarns, fabrics and products in Qinghai Province was 54.22 million yuan, an increase of 2.1 times, accounting for 34.1% of Qinghai’s foreign trade exports during the same period; the export of agricultural products was 27.86 million yuan, an increase of 3.8 times, accounting for 17.5%; the export of cultural products was 27.18 million yuan, An increase of 21.2 times, accounting for 17.1%; mechanical and electrical exports of 14.98 million yuan, an increase of 1.1 times, accounting for 9.4%.
In addition, the export of aquatic products was 9.11 million, with no exports in the same period last year.
"The production and consumption booms of many major foreign economies have rebounded, and the increase in external demand has driven export growth. Since the beginning of this year, the boom of the world's major economies, especially the manufacturing industry, has rebounded significantly, and the manufacturing PMI index has remained high. At the same time, benefiting from the fiscal stimulus plan, Consumption in the world’s major economies has recovered and demand for Chinese products has increased. In the first two months, Qinghai’s exports to the European Union have increased by 114.8%, showing a steady and positive growth trend." Feng Shaochen, Director of Comprehensive Business Department of Xining Customs, analyzed In addition, due to the impact of the new crown epidemic, Qinghai's foreign trade in the first two months of last year was the lowest point since 2018. The low base is one of the reasons for the large increase in foreign trade in the first two months of this year.
Feng Shaochen said that in the first two months of this year, the import and export value of Qinghai Province and 14 other members of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (hereinafter referred to as RCEP) was 85.883 million yuan, an increase of 33.8%, which was lower than the overall growth rate of Qinghai Province's foreign trade. 66.2 percentage points.
As the world's largest free trade body RCEP has been successfully signed and is expected to be officially implemented in the first half of this year, Qinghai Province should give full play to the policy dividends of further reduction in RCEP tariffs and further increase in trade facilitation to improve the overall development level of import and export trade. .