According to Zhongshan Customs, from January to October, Zhongshan’s
import-export volume totaled 218.94 billion yuan, maintaining a double-digit
year-on-year growth. Specifically, the export volume and import volume were
176.05 billion yuan and 42.89 billion yuan respectively, the growth of which
were both higher than the provincial averages.
The growth situation was contributed all kinds of enterprises. Private enterprises’ import-export volume was 87.78 billion yuan, showing an increase of 69.9% and accounting for 40.1% of the total. Import and export volume of foreign-funded enterprises totaled 120.03 billion yuan, up 6.5%. Import-export volume of state-owned enterprises increased 8.5% to 11.14 billion yuan.
In the first ten months, Zhongshan’s foreign trades with the US, EU, ASEAN and Japan were 46.05 billion yuan, 35.34 billion yuan 27.94 billion yuan and 12.88 billion yuan and up 20.7%, 30.8%, 56.3% and 22.6% respectively. In contrast, Zhongshan’s trade with HK dropped 9% to 23.87 billion yuan.
Zhongshan’s export volume of electronic devices totaled 118.84 billion yuan, up 23.9%, while the export volume of traditional labor-intensive products (furniture, toy, box, shoe, textile, clothes and etc) totaled 38.39 billion yuan, up 35.6%.