Jilin's foreign trade volume hits record high in 2022

Updated : 2023-03-17Source : Jilin Daily
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In 2022, the total import and export volume of foreign trade in the province increased 3.6 percent year on year to 155.85 billion yuan, hitting a record high. Among them, the export volume surged 42.1 percent, 31.6 percentage points higher than the national growth rate, ranking fifth in the country.

Last year, the import and export volume of high-tech products in the province jumped 26.9 percent, and the export volume of offshore services rose 13.3 percent. In addition, the general trade of the province increased 1.9 percent year on year to 139.97 billion yuan, the processing trade grew 2.8 percent year on year to 10.38 billion yuan, and the import and export volume of bonded warehouses surged 64.3 percent year on year to 4.78 billion yuan. In the same year, the province's trade volume with countries along the Belt and Road rose 8.2 percent year on year to 54.17 billion yuan, reaching a new high.

Thanks to the additive effect of high-level management and high-quality construction, the province made new achievements in foreign trade in 2022. The Changchun Xinglong Comprehensive Bonded Zone and the Hunchun Comprehensive Bonded Zone both achieved a substantial increase in total import and export volume. By promoting the corridor construction of ports, the province exported 1,024 vehicles and imported 8,671 tons of clean energy via the China-Europe freight train service last year. The transportation volume of seafood and coal grew 178.2 percent and 20.7 percent, respectively.

According the Provincial Department of Commerce, in the next step, the province will focus on domestic and international circulations, adhere to the linkage of foreign trade, foreign capital and foreign economy, promote the integrated development of domestic and foreign trade, the domestic sale of export products and the outward transportation of domestically traded goods, and push for better connectivity and mutual reinforcement between domestic and foreign markets.