Ministry of Commerce: foreign trade shows more signs of stabilization

2022-05-10
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作者:出海易

Beijing, December 3 (reporter Wang Junling) today, the Ministry of Commerce held a regular press conference to announce some of the latest data in the field of foreign trade. These data send a positive signal that foreign trade is stabilizing

according to Gao Feng, a spokesman of the Ministry of Commerce, since this year, due to the superposition of factors such as the COVID-19, the scale of China's service trade has declined. At present, it has shown a stabilizing trend. Service exports are significantly better than imports, the trade deficit has decreased, and the proportion of knowledge intensive service trade has increased. The latest data show that from January to October, China's total import and export of services amounted to 3725.78 billion yuan, a year-on-year decrease of 16.1%. Specifically, the current service trade mainly has the following characteristics:

first, the deficit of service trade has been further reduced. From January to October, China's service exports reached 1548.95 billion yuan, down 1.8%; Imports reached 2176.83 billion yuan, down 23.9%. The decline in service exports was 22.1 percentage points less than that of imports, which led to a 51.1% decline in the service trade deficit to 627.88 billion yuan, a year-on-year decrease of 656.94 billion yuan

Second, the trade in knowledge intensive services grew against the trend. From January to October, China's import and export of knowledge intensive services reached 1639.03 billion yuan, an increase of 8.3%, accounting for 44.0% of the total import and export of services, an increase of 9.9 percentage points. Among them, the export of knowledge intensive services was 860.94 billion yuan, an increase of 8.2%, accounting for 55.6% of the total service export, an increase of 5.1 percentage points. The areas with rapid export growth are intellectual property royalties, insurance services, telecommunications, computers and information services. The import of knowledge intensive services reached 778.09 billion yuan, an increase of 8.4%, accounting for 35.7% of the total import of services, an increase of 10.7 percentage points. The import of financial services, insurance and computer services is growing rapidly

Third, the import and export of travel services decreased significantly. The COVID-19 has seriously affected the import and export of travel services worldwide. From January to October, China's import and export of travel services reached 873.28 billion yuan, down 47.1%, of which exports fell 48.5% and imports fell 46.9%. Excluding travel services, China's import and export of services increased by 2.3% from January to October, of which the export increased by 4.8%, and the import was basically the same as that of the same period last year

at the same time, the performance of the pilot free trade zone is also very eye-catching

the latest data show that from January to October this year, the total import and export volume of the top 18 pilot free trade zones reached 3.8 trillion yuan, accounting for 14.8% of the country; Among them, the growth rate of Zhejiang, Henan and Sichuan pilot free trade zones was bright, and the import and export increased by 80.5%, 52.9% and 38.3% respectively year-on-year. The actual utilized foreign capital of the top 18 pilot free trade zones is 131.01 billion yuan, accounting for 16.4% of the country; Among them, Hainan, Fujian and Shanghai pilot free trade zones grew significantly, and the actual utilization of foreign capital increased by 49.8%, 46.5% and 39.4% respectively year-on-year

since this year, the respective pilot trade zones have actively overcome the impact of the COVID-19, continued reform and innovation, made bold exploration, continuously optimized the business environment, effectively stimulated market vitality, and made positive contributions to stabilizing foreign trade and foreign investment. " Gao Feng said

[source: People's daily]

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