City’s Imports & Exports Hit RMB100b in Jan-April
Amid the national decline from January to April, Sichuan Province and Chengdu’s imports and exports maintained a certain growth, and Chengdu outperformed all other 20 cities or autonomous prefectures in the province.
Jun 23, 2014
High tech, rapid rail driving foreign trade in Chengdu
Chengdu, a hub city in southwestern China, saw rapid growth in its foreign trade facing with global economic slowdown, thanks to the flourish of its high-tech industries.
Aug 27, 2014
City’s Foreign Trade Volume Hits RMB280b in Jan-Oct
Chengdu’s total volume of imports and exports reached RMB284.66 billion (approx. US$45.91billion), outperforming all other 20 cities or autonomous prefectures in the province.
Nov 20, 2014
Chengdu seeks to build western free trade zone
Chengdu plans to create a free trade zone to accelerate China’s campaign of faster development in interior areas. “Chengdu is an outstanding candidate due to its geographical, economic and cultural advantages.” In as early as last July (2013), Chengdu completed work on a draft plan for the trade zone. Chengdu officials said the ministry regarded its draft plan as “very hopeful.” Free trade zones in general are areas where goods may be landed, handled, manufactured or reconfigured, and re-exported without the intervention of customs authorities.