China News Service, Guiyang, July 20 (Zhou Yanling) A reporter learned from Guiyang Customs on the 20th that the total value of imports and exports of goods in Guizhou Province in the first half of 2021 was 32.61 billion yuan (RMB, the same below), an increase of 69.7% over the same period in 2020. , 42.6 percentage points higher than the overall growth rate of China, and the growth rate ranks 4th in China.
Statistics show that in the first half of 2021, Guizhou’s exports were 25.24 billion yuan, an increase of 59.3%, and imports were 7.37 billion yuan, an increase of 120%.
The total import and export of the three comprehensive bonded zones of Guiyang, Gui'an and Zunyi totaled 3.34 billion yuan, an increase of 1.4 times.
Hong Kong, ASEAN, Australia, European Union, Taiwan, and the United States are the top six trading partners of Guizhou.
Zhan Shuixu, Deputy Commissioner of Guiyang Customs, said that in the first half of 2021, Guizhou’s imports and exports to RCEP trading partners were 8.28 billion yuan, an increase of 47.5%, and that of countries along the “Belt and Road” construction was 6.87 billion yuan, an increase of 45.4%.
The export of traditional products such as fertilizer and tires in Guizhou and the export of emerging specialty products such as tea and guitars have grown rapidly.
Fertilizer is a traditional export commodity in Guizhou. Affected by the rapid increase in the prices of major global crops, exports have maintained rapid growth in the first half of 2021, and external demand has continued to be strong. The export value of chemical fertilizers to 35 countries and regions on the five continents of the world ranks third in China. It accounts for 10.6% of China's fertilizer export value.
As a "home economy" product, the overseas demand for Guizhou Zhengan guitars is also growing rapidly, and the products and markets show a diversified development trend, and they have been sold in 43 countries and regions around the world.
In recent years, Guizhou, an open economic pilot zone in China, has actively integrated into the “Belt and Road” construction. The northbound export goods can be connected to the hinterland of Europe and Central Asia by taking the "Chongqing-Xin-Europe" and other China-Europe express trains; the southbound can pass through the western land and sea The gateway of the channel, Beibu Gulf, borrows ships to go to sea, connecting ASEAN, the Middle East, and Africa.