China News Service, November 15th. Fu Linghui, spokesperson for the National Bureau of Statistics and Director of the Department of National Economic Comprehensive Statistics, pointed out on the 15th that in October, the national economy continued to recover, the employment situation was generally stable, and the overall consumer price level was stable. , The balance of payments was better than expected, structural adjustments were made solidly, people's livelihoods continued to improve, and economic operations were generally stable.

Data map: Production scene in a manufacturing company.

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  The State Council Information Office held a press conference on the 15th to introduce the operation of the national economy in October 2021.

At the meeting, Fu Linghui said that in October, the overall economic operation continued to recover steadily.

Agricultural production is expected to increase, industrial growth is picking up, and the development of high-tech manufacturing is improving

  In October, the national autumn grain harvest is coming to an end. Judging from the actual harvest in various regions, the output of autumn grain is expected to increase.

Based on an increase of 5.93 billion catties in summer grain production and 1.45 billion catties in early rice production over the previous year, the country's total grain output is expected to reach more than 1.3 trillion catties.

  In October, the national industrial added value above designated size increased by 3.5% year-on-year, 0.4% faster than the previous month; the two-year average growth was 5.2%, 0.2% faster than the previous month; and 0.39% month-on-month.

Divided into three categories, the value added of the mining industry increased by 6.0% year-on-year, the manufacturing industry increased by 2.5%, and the electricity, heat, gas and water production and supply industries increased by 11.1%.

The added value of the high-tech manufacturing industry increased by 14.7% year-on-year, an acceleration of 0.7 percentage points from the previous month; the two-year average growth rate was 10.4%.

In terms of products, the output of new energy vehicles, integrated circuits, and industrial robots increased by 127.9%, 22.2%, and 10.6% respectively year-on-year.

In terms of economic types, the value added of state-owned holding companies increased by 5.2% year-on-year; joint-stock companies increased by 4.2%, foreign, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan-invested companies increased by 1.3%; private companies increased by 2.4%.

From January to October, the added value of industries above designated size nationwide increased by 10.9% year-on-year, and the two-year average growth rate was 6.3%.

In October, the manufacturing purchasing manager index (PMI) was 49.2%, of which the PMI of high-tech manufacturing and equipment manufacturing were 52.0% and 51.2% respectively.

The expected index of production and operation activities of enterprises is 53.6%.

From January to September, the national industrial enterprises above designated size achieved a total profit of 6344.1 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 44.7%, and an average increase of 18.8% in two years; the profit rate of operating income of industrial enterprises above designated size was 6.96%, an increase of 1.09 percentage points year-on-year.

The service industry as a whole maintains a recovery trend, and the modern service industry is growing rapidly

  In October, the national service industry production index increased by 3.8% year-on-year; the two-year average growth rate was 5.5%, 0.2% faster than the previous month.

Among them, the production index of information transmission, software and information technology services increased by 14.8% year-on-year, and the production index of leasing and business services increased by 9.3%.

From January to October, the service industry production index increased by 15.1% year-on-year, and the two-year average growth rate was 6.1%; of which, the production index of information transmission, software and information technology service industry increased by 19.8% year-on-year.

From January to September, the operating income of service industry enterprises above designated size increased by 23.6% year-on-year, and the two-year average growth rate was 10.6%.

In October, the business activity index of the service industry was 51.6%, of which the business activity index of telecommunications, broadcasting and television and satellite transmission services, Internet software and information technology services was higher than 56.0% for two consecutive months; the service industry business activity expectation index was 58.5 %, continue to be in the higher boom range.

Market sales rose steadily, and consumption of upgraded products was relatively active

  In October, the total retail sales of consumer goods was 4,045.4 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 4.9%, an increase of 0.5 percentage points from the previous month; an average increase of 4.6% in two years, 0.8 percentage points faster than the previous month; a month-on-month increase of 0.43%.

According to the location of the business unit, the retail sales of consumer goods in urban areas was 359.0 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 4.8%; the retail sales of consumer goods in rural areas was 536.4 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 5.6%.

In terms of consumption types, retail sales of goods were 3.5994 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 5.2%; catering revenues were 446 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 2.0%.

Basic living consumption increased steadily, and the retail sales of grain, oil, food, and beverage commodities above designated size increased by 9.9% and 8.8% respectively year-on-year.

Upgraded consumption was relatively active. The retail sales of communications equipment, gold, silver and jewellery, cultural and office supplies of units above designated size increased by 34.8%, 12.6%, and 11.5% respectively year-on-year.

From January to October, the total retail sales of consumer goods reached 3,5851.1 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 14.9%, and an average growth rate of 4.0% over the two years.

From January to October, the national online retail sales reached 10,376.5 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 17.4%.

Among them, the online retail sales of physical goods was 8497.9 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 14.6%; accounting for 23.7% of the total retail sales of consumer goods.

Fixed asset investment is growing steadily, and investment in high-tech industries is growing well

  From January to October, the national investment in fixed assets (excluding rural households) was 4,45823 trillion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 6.1%; the two-year average growth rate was 3.8%, the same as from January to September; and the month-on-month increase was 0.15% in October.

In terms of sectors, from January to October, infrastructure investment increased by 1.0% year-on-year, manufacturing investment increased by 14.2%, and real estate development investment increased by 7.2%.

The sales area of ​​commercial housing nationwide was 1,430.41 million square meters, a year-on-year increase of 7.3%, an average increase of 3.6% in two years; the sales of commercial housing was 14,418.5 billion yuan, an increase of 11.8% year-on-year, and an average increase of 8.8% in two years.

In terms of industries, investment in the primary industry increased by 11.1% year-on-year, investment in the secondary industry increased by 11.3%, and investment in the tertiary industry increased by 3.7%.

Private investment increased by 8.5% year-on-year, and the two-year average growth rate was 3.8%, which was 0.1 percentage point faster than that from January to September.

Investment in high-tech industries increased by 17.3% year-on-year, an average increase of 13.5% in two years; among them, investment in high-tech manufacturing and high-tech service industries increased by 23.5% and 6.0% respectively year-on-year.

In the high-tech manufacturing industry, the investment in the computer and office equipment manufacturing, medical equipment and instrumentation manufacturing industries increased by 29.9% and 28.2% year-on-year respectively; in the high-tech service industry, the investment in the e-commerce service industry and the inspection and testing service industry increased year-on-year respectively 39.8%, 15.4%.

Investment in the social sector increased by 10.9% year-on-year, an average increase of 10.7% in two years; of which, investment in health and education increased by 28.9% and 10.1% respectively.

Import and export of goods grew rapidly, and the trade structure continued to be optimized

  In October, the total value of imports and exports of goods was 3335.7 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 17.8%.

Among them, exports were 1,940.8 billion yuan, an increase of 20.3%; imports were 1,394.9 billion yuan, an increase of 14.5%.

Imports and exports offset, a trade surplus of 545.9 billion yuan.

From January to October, the total value of imports and exports of goods was 3,16727 trillion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 22.2%.

Among them, exports were 1,748.9 billion yuan, an increase of 22.5%; imports were 14,183.5 billion yuan, an increase of 21.8%.

From January to October, general trade imports and exports accounted for 61.7% of total imports and exports, an increase of 1.4 percentage points year-on-year.

The import and export of private enterprises accounted for 48.3% of the total import and export, an increase of 2.2 percentage points year-on-year.

The export of mechanical and electrical products increased by 22.4% year-on-year, accounting for 58.9% of total exports.

The employment situation is generally stable, and the surveyed unemployment rate in urban areas remains flat

  From January to October, 11.33 million new jobs were created in cities and towns across the country, completing the annual targets ahead of schedule.

In October, the surveyed unemployment rate in cities and towns across the country was 4.9%, the same as the previous month, and a decrease of 0.4 percentage points from the same period last year.

The unemployment rate of the local household registration population survey was 4.9%, and the unemployment rate of the foreign household registration population survey was 4.8%.

The census unemployment rate for 16-24 years old was 14.2%, a decrease of 0.4% from the previous month; the census unemployment rate for 25-59 years old was 4.2%, the same as last month.

The urban surveyed unemployment rate in 31 major cities was 5.1%, an increase of 0.1 percentage point from the previous month.

The average weekly working hours of employees in enterprises nationwide was 48.6 hours, an increase of 0.8 hours from the previous month.

Consumer prices have risen moderately, and ex-factory prices for industrial producers have expanded

  In October, the national consumer price (CPI) rose by 1.5% year-on-year, an increase of 0.8 percentage points from the previous month; a month-on-month increase of 0.7%.

In terms of categories, the price of food, tobacco and alcohol decreased by 0.9% year-on-year, the price of clothing increased by 0.5%, the price of housing increased by 1.7%, the price of daily necessities and services increased by 0.9%, the price of transportation and communication increased by 7.0%, the price of education, culture and entertainment increased by 2.9%, and the price of medical The price of health care rose by 0.6%, and the price of other supplies and services fell by 0.5%.

Among the prices of food, tobacco and alcohol, pork prices fell 44.0% year-on-year, fresh vegetables prices rose 15.9%, grain prices rose 0.9%, and fresh fruit prices rose 0.5%.

After deducting food and energy prices, the core CPI rose by 1.3% year-on-year, an increase of 0.1 percentage point from the previous month.

From January to October, the national consumer prices rose by 0.7% year-on-year.

  In October, the national producer prices for industrial producers rose by 13.5% year-on-year, an increase of 2.8 percentage points from the previous month; a month-on-month increase of 2.5%.

The purchase price of industrial producers rose by 17.1% year-on-year, an increase of 2.8 percentage points from the previous month; a month-on-month increase of 2.6%.

From January to October, the factory price of industrial producers and the purchase price of industrial producers increased by 7.3% and 10.1% respectively year-on-year.

  Fu Linghui said that on the whole, economic operations continued to recover steadily in October, and development resilience continued to appear.

However, it should also be noted that the current international environment is still complex and severe, there are still many unstable and uncertain factors, and the staged structural contradictions in domestic development still exist, and efforts are still needed to maintain economic stability and recovery.

In the next step, we must thoroughly implement the decisions and deployments of the Party Central Committee and the State Council, adhere to the general keynote of the work of seeking progress while maintaining stability, complete, accurate and comprehensive implementation of the new development concept, deepen reform and opening up innovation, strengthen the cross-cycle adjustment of macro policies, and promote the maintenance of economic operations. Reasonable range to ensure the completion of the main objectives and tasks of economic and social development throughout the year.

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