Recently, it is learned from Yongzhou Customs that from January to April this year, the total value of Nanning's foreign trade was 24.24 billion yuan, with a year-on-year increase of 22%. Nanning's foreign trade grew against the trend.
It is understood that the reason why Nanning's foreign trade has achieved such trend of growth was mainly processing trade, continued growth of private enterprises’ import and export and other factors. From January to April this year, the import and export of processing trade reached 15.6 billion yuan, accounting for 64.4% of the total import and export value of Nanning's foreign trade, with an increase of 18.2%, which played a good role in promoting the stabilization and recovery of Nanning's foreign trade economy. As showed by the statistics of Yongzhou Customs, from January to April, the import and export of private enterprises reached 8.44 billion yuan, with an increase of 49.9%, driving the overall import and export growth of Nanning's foreign trade by 14.1 percentage points, which has become an important driving force for the sustained growth of Nanning's foreign trade economy. In addition, Nanning's import from and export to Hong Kong and ASEAN countries maintained a growing trend. From January to April, Nanning's imports from and exports to Hong Kong reached 7.78 billion yuan, with a growth rate of 29.8%. Imports from and exports to ASEAN countries totaled 4.61 billion yuan, with an increase of 74.7%.