Henan's January-May Foreign Trade Volume Exceeds 300 Billion Yuan
News from Zhengzhou Customs on June 10 -- From January to May, Henan's import and export value totaled 308.65 billion yuan, ranking 1st in Central China, 2nd in Central-Western China and 10th in China, hitting a record high compared with the figures of the same period in the past years.
Henan's January-May foreign trade volume exceeds 300 billion yuan. [Photo provided to dahe.cn]
Specifically, Henan's exports expanded 62.2 percent year-on-year to 193.29 billion yuan, 32.1 percentage points higher than the national rate, while its imports rose 72.2 percent year-on-year to 115.36 billion yuan, 46.3 percentage points higher than the national rate, resulting in a trade surplus of 77.93 billion yuan, a 49.4 percent surge on a year earlier. In May, the import and export value of Henan saw a year-on-year increase of 41 percent to 55 billion yuan, of which the export value rose 26.6 percent year-on-year to 33.85 billion yuan while the import value 72.6 percent to 21.15 billion yuan.
Henan's January-May foreign trade volume exceeds 300 billion yuan, hitting a record high
Henan's foreign trade volume in the January-May period exceeded 300 billion yuan, ranking 1st in Central China, 2nd in Central-Western China and 10th in China, hitting a record high compared with the figures of the same period in the past years. Besides, Henan has been successful in achieving the 1st place among all the six provinces in Central China since 2012. In the first 5 months this year, Henan's import-export growth rate stood at 65.8 percent, ranking 5th nationwide following Guizhou (76.2 percent), Qinghai (92.7 percent), Tibet (103.2 percent) and Shanxi (110.3 percent), while its foreign trade volume was 2.6 times the total of that reached by the provinces (regions) in the first 4 positions.
Private enterprises continue to top the provincial foreign trade growth
During the first 5 months, the import and export value of private enterprises in Henan rose 103.7 percent to 131.18 billion yuan, accounting for 42.5 percent of the provincial total (7.9 percentage points higher over the same period of 2020). In terms of the contribution to the provincial foreign trade growth, private enterprises made the most of 54.5 percent, 16.7 percentage points higher than that by foreign-invested enterprises (37.8 percent). By contrast, the import and export value of foreign-invested enterprises and state-owned ones has respectively increased 44.5 percent and 40.7 percent to 150.49 billion yuan (accounting for 42.5 percent of the provincial total) and 24.23 billion yuan.
The import and export value of comprehensive bonded zones contributes 70.7% to the provincial foreign trade growth
During the first 5 months, the import and export value of comprehensive bonded zones in Henan rose 84.2 percent to 189.51 billion yuan, accounting for 61.4 percent of the provincial total (6.1 percentage points higher over the same period of 2020) with a contribution of 70.7 percent to the provincial foreign trade growth. In the first 5 months, the import and export value of general trade increased 38.4 percent to 102.32 billion yuan, accounting for 33.2 percent of the provincial total, and that of bonded logistics trade rose 122.8 percent to 10.27 billion yuan, accounting for 3.3 percent of the provincial total.
Henan's main exports: mobile phones, labor-intensive products and hair products
During the January-May period, Henan's export of mechanical and electrical products amounted to 132.88 billion yuan with an increase of 72.9 percent year-on-year (accounting for 68.7 percent of the provincial total export volume), of which 111.87 billion yuan were made by mobile phones with an increase of 85.3 percent year-on-year. Henan contributed 8.9 percent to China's total mobile phone exports, with a value accounting for 31.5 percent of China's total. The export value of labor-intensive products up 18.5 percent to 11.09 billion yuan.
All the prefecture-level cities in Henan reported positive growth, with Zhengzhou, Jiyuan, Sanmenxia, Xuchang and Luoyang standing at the forefront
To be specific, the import and export value of Zhengzhou saw a year-on-year increase of 73.5 percent to 223.24 billion yuan, accounting for 72.3 percent of the provincial total, while that of Jiyuan, Sanmenxia, Xuchang and Luoyang 186.1 percent to 15.86 billion yuan, 58.7 percent to 10.41 billion yuan, 120.9 percent to 9.1 billion yuan and 41.6 percent to 8.51 billion yuan.
前5个月，郑州市进出口2232.4亿元，增长73.5%，占全省进出口值的72.3%。济源、三门峡、许昌、洛阳进出口分别为158.6亿元、104.1亿元、91亿元、85.1亿元，分别增长186.1%、58.7%、120.9%、41.6%。（中文来源/大河网 翻译/赵汉青 审校/陈行洁）