Chongqing Liangjiang New Area eyes fast growth in foreign trade

Liangjiang New Area of Chongqing enjoyed a sound growth in foreign trade from January to September 2012, with a total import-export value of 16.85 billion U.S. dollars, up 279.3 percent year on year.

The total export value hit 12.92 billion U.S. dollars, up 465.1% year on year, while the gross import value reached 3.72 billion U.S. dollars, up 82.1% over the same period of last year.

The total import and export value of Chongqing Lianglu Cuntan Bonded Port Area reached 10.598 billion U.S. dollars, accounting for 62.9% of the Liangjiang New Area’s total.

Cuntan Bonded Port Area has become a major factor for the rapid growth of the foreign trade of Liangjiang New Area.

Meanwhile, the cargo throughput of Chongqing Jiangbei Airport stood at 190,400 tons, up 17.3%.

In terms of the industries, traditional products including IT products, auto and motorcycle, etc. have contributed a lot to the foreign trade of Liangjiang New Area in the first three quarters of 2012.

Ren Qiao