Henan’s Total Value of Foreign Trade Tops in Central China in the First Three Quarters
“Overall stability and sustainable development” -- on October 22, Wang Zuocheng, deputy secretary-general of Henan Provincial People’s Government and head of the General Office of Henan Provincial People’s Government, highlighted the economic development of Henan in the first three quarters of 2019 at the press conference organized by the Information Office of Henan Provincial People’s Government.
It is reported that, in the first three quarters of 2019, Henan’s GDP rose 7.4 percent year-on-year, flat with the year-ago period, and the growth rate was 1.2 percentage points higher than that of the whole nation. Besides, the per capita disposable income increased by 8.9 percent year-on-year.
GDP rose 7.4 percent, ranking the 10th place in China
Statistics show that Henan’s GDP grew by 7.4 percent in the first three quarters, and the growth rate was 1.2 percentage points higher than that of the whole nation. According to Zhao Deyou, deputy director of Henan Statistics Bureau, the 7.4 percent increase was flat year-on-year, ranking the 10th place in China, 2 places ahead of the last year.
In terms of the price of commodity, the consumer price index rose about 2.5 percent in the first three quarters, flat with the national growth rate. Regarding the personal income, the per capita disposable income increased by 8.9 percent in the first three quarters, 0.1 percentage points higher than the national average, among which, the per capita disposable income for Henan’s rural residents up 9.6 percent, and 2.2 percentage points higher than that of urban residents.
The number of newly registered enterprises up to 1,145 per day
According to Zhang Yanming, director-general of Henan Provincial Department of Commerce, in the first nine months of 2019, Henan ranked the 12th place in China in terms of gross output value of import and export trade, and the 10th place in terms of total export value, 2 places ahead of the previous eight months, ranking the 1st place in central China’s 6 provinces. 14 of the 18 prefecture-level cities of Henan province had positive growth, among which, the growth rate of Kaifeng, Zhumadian, Shangqiu, Sanmenxia and Puyang surpassing 25%.
前三季度全省新登记各类市场主体116.19万户、增长23.4%，其中新登记各类企业31.25万户、增长24.4%，日均新登记企业达到1145户。（记者孙科 编译赵汉青 审校焦丹）
In the first three quarters, 1.1619 million new market entities registered across the province, increasing by 23.4 percent. Among them, 312.5 thousand newly enterprises registered, increasing by 24.4 percent, with the number of newly registered enterprises up to 1,145 per day.