China News Agency, Guangzhou, May 18 (Tang Guijiang, Chen Lin, Lv Meijin) According to the introduction of the Guangdong Branch of the General Administration of Customs on the 18th, statistics show that in the first four months of this year, Guangdong's foreign trade import and export volume was 2.54 trillion yuan (RMB, the same below), which is more than In the same period in 2021 (the same below), it will increase by 1.6%; among them, Guangdong's foreign trade to the United States will increase by 15%.

  The import and export of general trade increased and the proportion increased.

In the first four months, Guangdong's general trade imports and exports were 1.4 trillion yuan, an increase of 6.1%, accounting for 55% of Guangdong's total foreign trade value; processing trade imports and exports fell by 1.9%, accounting for 25.9% of Guangdong's total foreign trade value.

  Imports and exports to the top three trading partners of ASEAN, the United States and the European Union increased.

In the first four months, ASEAN was Guangdong's largest trading partner. Guangdong's imports and exports to ASEAN increased by 2.8%, accounting for 15.7% of Guangdong's total foreign trade value; imports and exports to the United States increased by 15%; and the EU increased by 6.3%.

  Exports of mechanical and electrical products increased.

In the first four months, Guangdong's exports of mechanical and electrical products increased by 3.1%, accounting for 68.1% of the total export value.

Among them, the exports of integrated circuits, electrical equipment, automatic data processing equipment and their parts and components increased by 7.1%, 12.7% and 18% respectively.

  Imports of grain and crude oil increased, while imports of coal and iron ore decreased.

In the first four months, Guangdong's grain imports increased by 40.8%; crude oil increased by 39.2%; coal decreased by 32.4%; iron ore decreased by 15.6%.

During the same period, Guangdong's import of integrated circuits increased by 7.4%, accounting for 36.5% of Guangdong's total import value.

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