China News Service, Kunming, March 1 (Yang Linsheng, Zhao Luyuan) Reporters learned from the Wanding Customs on March 1 that in 2023, the Wanding Port located on the China-Myanmar border imported and exported a total of 1.8238 million tons of goods with a value of 12.159 billion yuan. (RMB, the same below), with year-on-year growth of 37.14% and 38.1% respectively, reaching a record high.

  Wanding Port, located in Dehong Prefecture, Yunnan Province, is one of the first national first-class ports to be opened in the country. It is also an important connection point for the joint construction of the "Belt and Road" initiative and the construction of the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor.

As the nearest land passage 105 yards away from Myanmar's largest land freight hub, Wanding Mangman Passage has significant geographical advantages.

On February 18, Wanding Customs officers inspected watermelons imported from Myanmar at the Mangman Channel in Wanding.

Photo by He Li

  In 2023, through the Wanding Port Mangman Channel, 50 Chinese independent brand new energy vehicles will be exported to Myanmar via land port for the first time, greatly reducing the company's operating costs.

At the same time, in the context of cross-border agricultural cooperation, Wanding Port imported and exported agricultural products totaling 2.359 billion yuan throughout the year.

  In terms of border trade, Wanding promotes the implementation of the "Internet + Border People's Mutual Market" working model, and uses APPs or mini-programs such as "Bian Hutong" to explore the "One-to-Multiple" team leader of the Border People's Mutual Aid Group to act as an agent for members of the mutual aid group to handle transaction settlement procedures online.

  In 2023, Wanding Customs supervised a total of 1,023,900 tons of import and export goods for the border trade, a year-on-year increase of 190.14%. The cumulative number of people participating in the border trade within its jurisdiction reached 7,395, and 1 border trade cooperative and 141 mutual aid groups have been registered.