Fujian Province-USA Trade Up Steadily in First Half 2017

[2017-08-02]

According to China Customs statistics, in the first half of this year, Fujian Province trade with USA reached 95.64 billion yuan, up 20.6% year-on-year (YOY). Therein, export to USA reached 69.3 billion yuan, up 13.1%; import from USA 26.34 billion yuan, up 45.7%; trade surplus 42.96 billion yuan.

In June alone, the Province trade with USA reached 17.05 billion yuan, up 31.4% YOY and up 4.8% from May. Therein, export value 13.47 billion yuan, up 30.2% YOY and up 3.2% from May; import value 3.58 billion yuan, up 36.1% YOY and up 11.2% from May.

In the first half year, Fujian exported electro-mechanical products worth 29.15 billion yuan to the USA, up 20.8%; exported traditional labor-intensive products (including clothing, furniture, footwear, textile fabrics, plastics, bags and toys) worth 28.68 billion yuan, up 6.4%; the two together accounted for 83.5% of the total export.

In the same period, Fujian imported electro-mechanical products worth 10.67 billion yuan from the USA, up 43.3%, accounting for 40.5% of the total import, including aircrafts worth 4.23 billion yuan, a surge of 3.3 times; and imported agricultural products worth 6.65 billion yuan from the USA, up 22.9%, accounting for 25.3%.
Source: China Customs
Keywords:FujianUSA
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