On October 21, the reporter learned from Tianjin Customs that according to statistics from Tianjin Customs, in the first three quarters of this year, the overall operation of Tianjin Port was stable, with the total value of imports and exports exceeding 1.02 trillion yuan, an increase of 1.3% over the same period last year (the same below), of which exports accounted for 474.37 billion yuan, and imports 543.92 billion yuan.
It is claimed that according to customs statistics analysis, in the first three quarters, Tianjin Port's foreign trade showed the following characteristics: First, the general trade import and export increased rapidly, and the proportion increased. The import and export of general trade was 768.37 billion yuan, an increase of 7%, accounting for 75.5% of the total value of Tianjin Port's import and export, an increase of 4.1 percentage points. The leading role of general trade is more significant. Second, the structure of import and export commodities is more optimized. In the first three quarters, the import of consumer goods of livelihood was growing rapidly. For example, imports of aquatic products, pharmaceuticals and fruits increased by 1.7 times, 1.4 times and 60% respectively. Imports of advanced technology equipment and key components also showed a growing trend, such as imports of integrated circuits and auto parts increased by 100% and 57.4% respectively. The import and export of countries along the “Belt and Road” Initiative has maintained steady growth. In the first three quarters, the total import and export value of Tianjin Port and the “Belt and Road” countries was 276.1 billion yuan, an increase of 4.3%. Imports and exports of some countries along the “Belt and Road” of the United Arab Emirates, Vietnam and India increased by 22.8%, 12.5% and 11.5%, respectively, both higher than the overall increase. Once again, the role of private enterprises is more prominent. Private enterprises have further enhanced their viability under the favorable policies of tax reduction and fee reduction. The import and export of private enterprises was 437.89 billion yuan, an increase of 5.2%, accounting for 43% of the total import and export value of Tianjin Port, which was 3.9 percentage points higher than the overall growth rate of foreign trade. Among them, exports were 262.39 billion yuan, an increase of 3.5%, accounting for 55.3% of the total value of exports, and continued to maintain the position of the export share, the proportion increased by 4.1 percentage points; imports of 175.5 billion yuan, an increase of 7.8%.