Henan's Jan-May Foreign Trade Value Totals 332.25 Billion Yuan, Ranking 1st in Central China
News from Zhengzhou Customs on June 14 -- In the first 5 months of this year, Henan's import and export value reached 332.25 billion yuan, up 7.1 percent from a year earlier and 78.4 percent over the same period in 2020, of which 204.2 billion yuan was contributed by exports while 128.05 billion yuan by imports.
Zhengzhou Customs officials inspecting a batch of products. [Photo provided to dahe.cn]
In May alone, with the growth rate 6.5 percentage points higher than the national average, the import and export value of Henan saw a year-on-year increase of 16.1 percent (a month-on-month rise of 0.3 percent) to 64.17 billion yuan, of which 39.63 billion yuan was contributed by exports while 24.54 billion yuan by imports. Henan's January-May total import and export value ranked 11th in China while 1st in Central China.
Import and export value of processing trade accounts for 59% of the provincial total, while that of general trade also witnesses a positive growth
In the first 5 months, the import and export value of processing trade increased 0.7 percent year-on-year to 195.94 billion yuan (accounting for 59 percent of the provincial total and 3.8 percentage points lower from a year earlier), while that of general trade 15.5 percent to 119.88 billion yuan (36.1 percent of the provincial total and 2.6 percentage points higher from a year earlier) and of bonded logistics trade 48.7 percent to 15.27 billion yuan.
Import and export growth rate of private and state-owned enterprises surpasses the provincial average
During the January-May period, the import and export value of private and state-owned enterprises expanded 17.3 percent to 154.32 billion yuan (46.4 percent of the provincial total and 4.1 percentage points higher from a year earlier) and 11.1 percent to 28.38 billion yuan year-on-year respectively, while that of foreign-invested ones decreased 1.7 percent to 147.91 billion yuan (44.5 percent of the provincial total).
Mobile phone is a major export with an export value occupying 50.3% of the provincial total exports, and labor-intensive products and aluminum exports also grow rapidly
By the end of May, Henan's exports of mechanical and electrical products stood at 127.6 billion yuan with a decrease of 4 percent year-on-year (62.5 percent of the provincial total exports), of which 102.7 billion yuan was contributed by mobile phones with a decrease of 8.2 percent (50.3 percent of the provincial total exports), 13.07 billion yuan by labor-intensive products with an increase of 17.9 percent (of which 3.84 billion yuan was made by textiles, up 22.8 percent from a year earlier), and 2.72 billion yuan by clothing with an increase of 26.6 percent. It is worth noting that the export value of aluminium products jumped 143.4 percent to 11.56 billion yuan.
Spare parts of mobile phones, metal ores and crude oil are major imports
To the end of this May, Henan's imports of mechanical and electrical products reported a year-on-year increase of 12.1 percent to 85.34 billion yuan, accounting for 66.6 percent of the provincial total imports. Among them, the import value of integrated circuits and audio/video equipment and their parts rose 8.9 percent to 41.21 billion yuan and 43.8 percent to 21.16 billion yuan respectively while that of flat panel display modules (new HS Code) totaled 8.16 billion yuan. Their total import value occupied 55.1 percent the provincial total imports. Besides, the import value of crude oil reached 4.75 billion yuan, up 178.6 percent from a year earlier, accounting for 3.7 percent of the provincial total imports. Its import volume of expanded 81.4 percent with an average price rising 53.6 percent. In the first 5 months, the import and export value of mobile phones, integrated circuits, spare parts of audio/video products and flat panel display modules occupied 52.7 percent of the provincial total.
Import and export value of Zhengzhou, Jiyuan, Sanmenxia, Nanyang and Luoyang rank among the top in Henan
During the January-May period, the import and export value of Zhengzhou up 4.4 percent year-on-year to 233.22 billion yuan, accounting for 70.2 percent of the provincial total. Besides, the import and export value of Sanmenxia, Nanyang and Luoyang up 1 percent, 54.4 percent and 4.3 percent to 11.39 billion yuan, 9.18 billion yuan and 8.89 billion yuan respectively, while that of Jiyuan decreased 15.3 percent to 13.74 billion yuan. The growth rate of 9 prefecture-level cities including Hebi, Puyang, Pingdingshan and Zhumadian was within the range of 108.6 percent to 12.9 percent, surpassing the provincial average.
今年前5个月，郑州市进出口值2332.2亿元，增长4.4%，占全省外贸进出口总值的70.2%。济源进出口137.4亿元，下降15.3%；三门峡进出口113.9亿元，增长1%；南阳进出口91.8亿元，增长54.4%；洛阳进出口88.9亿元，增长4.3%。从增速方面看，鹤壁、濮阳、平顶山、驻马店等9个地市进出口增速在108.6%至12.9%之间，超过全省外贸增速平均水平。（中文来源/大河网 记者/贺志泉 编译/赵汉青 实习生/何蒙贺 审校/李文竞）