China's Yunnan sees robust foreign trade growth in first 4 months

Xinhua| Updated: May 20, 2021

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Freshly cut flowers are placed in storage racks ahead of being traded at the Dounan International Flora Auction Trading Center in Kunming of Yunnan province. [Photo/China Daily]

China's Yunnan province saw robust growth in its foreign trade in the first four months of 2021, local authorities said.

During the period, the total import and export value hit nearly 96.7 billion yuan ($15 billion), an annual increase of 55.2 percent, said the provincial bureau of statistics.

Of the total, exports soared to over 53.9 billion yuan, marking a 128.8 percent increase from the same period last year, while imports jumped 10.5 percent year-on-year to over 42.77 billion yuan.

The added value of Yunnan's major industrial enterprises increased by 16.6 percent year-on-year, the investment in fixed assets rose by 17.8 percent year-on-year, and the retail sales of social consumer goods grew by 22.4 percent year-on-year during the period.


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