Dalian Food Exp & Imp Up YOY in Jan-Apr 2017


According to China Customs statistics, for January-April this year, Dalian Customs District posted food export and import totaling CNY 31.31 billion, up 24.5% YOY; therein, export value 13.65 billion yuan, up 15.1%, and import value 17.66 billion yuan, up 33%.

Characteristics of Dalian export and import of foods:

(1) April’s total export-import value increased. In April, the total value reached 8.39 billion yuan, up 23.1% YOY and up 4.9% from March; therein, export value 3.64 billion yuan, up 21% YOY and up 2.6% from March; import value 4.75 billion yuan, up 24.8% YOY and up 6.8% from March.

(2) Ordinary trade dominated the export and import. From January to April this year, ordinary trade exported and imported foods worth 18.27 billion yuan, up 21.7% YOY, accounting for 58.3% of the total value; food export and import under Customs special control reached 7.65 billion yuan, up 42.4%, accounting for 24.4%; the export and import by processing trade reached 5.13 billion yuan, up 12.4%, accounting for 16.3%.

(3) Foreign-invested enterprises were the main exporter and importer. From January to April this year, Dalian-based foreign-invested enterprises traded in 13.27 billion yuan, up 40.6%, accounting for 42.3% of the total; private enterprises traded in 12.78 billion yuan, up 11.8%, accounting for 40.8%.

(4) United States, Brazil, Japan and EU were the top four trading partners. The food trade with USA reached 7.31 billion yuan, up 22.4%; trade with Brazil reached 3.55 billion yuan, up 81.1%; trade with Japan reached 3.19 billion yuan, up 19.7%; trade with EU 2.84 billion yuan, up 10.8%. The four together accounted for 53.9% of the total trade value.
Source: ETCN
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