Foreign Trade of Xiaogan Embraced with a Good Beginning
Gross import＆export values in January reached USD 77.48 million
At beginning of the year, the foreign trade in Xiaogan embraced with a “Good Beginning”. According to the latest customs data, the gross import＆export values of Xiaogan in January reached USD 77.481 million, with year-on-year growth of 31.4 percent. The export value was USD 5,807,900, ranking the seventh place among the gross value throughout Hubei Province and with year-on-year growth of 46.1%. The rate of growth ranked the fourth place in the whole province, with 34.4 percent higher than the average growth of Hubei, up two places compared to that of the last year; the import value was USD 19,402,000, with year-on-year growth of 1.0%, ranking the fifth place among the gross value throughout Hubei Province. The rate of growth ranked the ninth place in the whole province.
In January, there were 133 export enterprises with outstanding performances in Xiaogan, with an increase of 18 enterprises compared to that of the last year in the same period, and year-on-year growth of 15.7%. Mechanical and electrical products, textile and clothing products played a main role in exports. Mechanical and electrical products contributed an export value of USD 14.905 million, accounting for 25.7% of gross export value of Xiaogan, with year-on-year growth of 38.7%; textile and clothing products had an export value of USD 29.371 million, accounting for 50.6% of gross export value of Xiaogan, with year-on-year growth of 50.9%. Partial key export enterprises played a leading role in exports. The export growth of Hubei Lingyang Food Co., Ltd., Hubei Fuxing Science and Technology CO.,LTD., Princess ViVi (Hubei) Leather＆Bag Co., Ltd., Songxue Leather (Hubei) Co., Ltd., Matsubayashi Optronics (Hubei) Co.,Ltd., etc. among 20 key export enterprises achieved an increase in growth when compared to that of the last year for the same period, playing a role as the backbone of export.
To promote high-speed and steady growth of foreign trade in Xiaogan and to complete the export target in this year, we will continue to implement the “three projects” for foreign trade, further improve the environment for foreign trade export, take more measures in relation to foreign trade export, intensify export support, thus constantly striving for more preferential policies for enterprises, and providing more convenient and personalized services.