Henan’s Imports and Exports Rebound in First Four Months
In the first 4 months this year, Henan’s total import and export value reached 147.33 billion yuan with an increase of 8.4 percent year-on-year, up 3.8 percentage points from the first quarter. The growth rate of import-export business was 13.3 percentage points higher than the national average, ranking 4th in China.
Maintaining a double-digit growth rate for two consecutive months, Henan’s total import and export value reported a year-on-year growth of 19.5 percent to 39.94 billion yuan, of which the export value saw a 27.3 percent increase to 27.83 billion yuan, while the import value experienced a 4.7 percent growth to 12.11 billion yuan.
Mobile phone, Henan’s largest export item, reached 47.25 billion yuan
In the first 4 months, Henan’s mobile phone exports reached 47.25 billion yuan, down 0.1 percent, accounting for 51.2 percent of Henan’s total export volume and maintaining Henan’s largest export item.
Normal operation of chartered air freighters during the pandemic. [Photo provided to dahe.cn]
Besides, the exports of mechanical and electrical products, traditional labor-intensive products (including 7 categories like textile, clothing, shoes and hats, bags, furniture and toys) and agricultural products decreased separately by 3 percent, 5.2 percent and 8.3 percent to 60.16 billion yuan (accounting for 65.1 percent of the total export), 6.36 billion yuan and 4.84 billion yuan respectively, while aluminium products saw a year-on-year increase of 6.2 percent to 3.16 billion yuan.These four items contributed 80.7 percent to Henan’s total export volume.
In the first 4 months, Henan’s import value of integrated circuits reported a year-on-year increase of 42.6 percent to 17.79 billion yuan, 32.4 percent of Henan’s total imports, and becameHenan’s largest import item.
Zhengzhou’s total imports and exports exceeded100 billion yuan, accounting for nearly 70 percent
In Henan, half of the prefecture-level cities achieved positive growth in foreign trade. Zhengzhou reaching 101.58 billion yuan, together with Sanmenxia, Luoyang, Jiaozuo, Nanyang and Jiyuan separately between 5.12 to 4.48 billion yuan became top 6 in Henan’s total foreign trade values in the first 4 months. They contributed 84.9 percent to Henan’s total, especially Zhengzhou accounted for 68.9 percent.
As to the growth rate, Hebi witnessed the highest growth rate of 42.4 percent, followed by Shangqiu 31.2 percent, Puyang 29.2 percent, Zhengzhou 14.5 percent, Xinyang 8.9 percent, Xinxiang 8.7 percent, Sanmenxia 7.3 percent, Jiyuan 4.3 percent and Luoyang 0.7 percent. In Henan, half of the prefecture-level cities achieved positive growth in foreign trade.
从进出口增速来看，鹤壁增长最高，为42.4%，其次为商丘31.2%、濮阳29.2%、郑州14.5%、信阳8.9%、新乡8.7%、三门峡7.3%、济源4.3%、洛阳0.7%。全省有一半的地市进出口实现增长。（记者 贺志泉翻译 赵汉青 审校 李文竞）