City’s Foreign Trade Volume Hits RMB342.98b in 2014

Authors: Go Chengdu


Chengdu’s total volume of imports and exports in 2014 increased by 9.3 percent year-on-year to RMB342.98billion (approx. US$55.32billion), official data show.
On January 15, the Chengdu Customs published Sichuan’s foreign trade operations in 2014 at a news briefing. The province’s foreign trade volume saw a year-on-year growth of 7.7% to RMB431.47billion (approx. US$69.59billion), 2.3 percent higher than the national average.
Statistics show that Chengdu’s foreign trade growth rate in 2014 was higher than both national and provincial averages during the same period. Its exports and imports accomplished RMB342.98billion (approx. US$57.16billion), up 9.3 percent over a year ago. Among the total amount, its exports and imports reached RMB207.66billion (approx. US$33.49billion) and RMB135.32billion (approx. US$21.83billion), a year-on-year rise of 4.9 percent and 16.7 percent respectively. Chengdu ranked 9th in terms of foreign trade scale in China’s 15 deputy-provincial cities.

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