On July 28, the reporter learned from the Midyear Business (Merchants) Forum of Xiaogan that Xiaogan has introduced the capital funds of RMB 44.34 billion from other provinces in 2015H1, with year-on-year growth of 16%.
In 2015H1, the index of business (merchants) in Xiaogan gained a steady increase. The capital funds of RMB 44.34 billion have been introduced into Xiaogan from other provinces, yielding the year-on-year growth of 16%. Exports turned up to an increase: it came with a new look in June while suffering from a fall in the first five months on year-on-year basis. The export value exceeded USD 70 million in a single month. The accumulated export value in 2015H1 was up to USD 268 million, with year-on-year growth of 4.6%. Retail sales of consumer goods have shown positive signs: the total value it obtained was RMB 38.35 billion, rising 12.6% when compared with the same period of last year and ascending to be among the first three places in terms of the growth rate. An accelerated pace was obtained in actual inflow of foreign investment: an amount of USD 75.76 million was obtained in June, with year-on-year growth of 171%.