Chongqing Customs District revealed that Chongqing’s total import and export value of foreign trade in January was 2.77 billion U.S. dollars, increasing by 73.8% year on year. Among them, 1.9 billion U.S. dollars was created by export, increasing by 1.1 times compared with that in 2011; 870 million U.S. dollars was created by import, up 23.6% year on year.
According to Chongqing Customs District, the total value of the import and export of processing trade in January reached 1.08 billion U.S. dollars, increasing by 3.3 times year on year.
According to Chongqing Foreign Trade and Economic Relations Commission, mechanical and electrical products are still the backbone of Chongqing’s export. The export of mechanical and electrical products brought 1.53 billion U.S. dollars, up 1.3 times and occupying 80.6% of the export. Among them, the export of laptops developed rapidly, increasing by 3.3 times on export volume and reaching an output of 2.532 million; the value was 890 million U.S. dollars, increasing by 2.7 times.
In January, the value of import industrial products was 740 million U.S. dollars, up 42.3%. Among them, the import of integrated circuits reached 240 million U.S. dollars, increasing by 1.6 times; the import of automatic data processing equipment and its parts reached 150 million U.S. dollars, increasing by 7.5 times.