In the first half of 2020, foreign trade import and export of TBNA grew in downturn backdrop

稿源:津滨网   编辑:王宁   2020-07-28 15:32

The reporter learned from Tianjin Customs that according to Tianjin Customs statistics, in the first half of 2020, the total import and export value of Tianjin Binhai New Area (TBNA for short) was 254.96 billion yuan, an increase of 2.9% over the same period last year. Among them, exports were 81.57 billion yuan, an increase of 5.3%; imports were 173.39 billion yuan, an increase of 1.8%. In June, the import and export of TBNA grew strongly. The monthly import and export value reached 56.09 billion yuan, an increase of 36.2%, which was the largest monthly increase in the past eight years. From the perspective of trade methods, general trade, processing trade, and bonded logistics are still the mainstream methods, accounting for 44.8%, 31.6%, and 22.3 of the total import and export value of TBNA during the same period. Among them, in the first half of 2020, Binhai New Area imported 114.3 billion yuan in general trade, an increase of 25.9%.


From the perspective of trading partners, the EU, ASEAN, Japan, the United States and South Korea rank among the top five major trading partners of Binhai New Area, accounting for 62.9% of its total import and export value. With the continuous advancement of the “Belt and Road” construction, Binhai New Area's import and export to ASEAN increased by 9.8% - the only major trading partner to maintain growth.


In terms of the nature of enterprises, the import and export of foreign-invested enterprises increased by 6.3%, accounting for 58.1% of the total import and export value of Binhai New Area during the same period; the import and export of private enterprises increased by 3.1%, accounting for 34.2%; the import and export of state-owned enterprises decreased by 17.6%, accounting for 7.8%. With the in-depth implementation of a series of assistance measures for foreign trade enterprises in Binhai New Area, private enterprises are showing a rapid growth trend. In June, the import and export of private enterprises was 24.78 billion yuan, an increase of 76.2%.


From the perspective of commodity structure, in terms of exports, mechanical and electrical products have become the absolute mainstream, with a total export of 62.95 billion yuan, an increase of 6.1%, accounting for 77.2% of the total export value of Binhai New Area during the same period. The continuous spread of the foreign epidemic has driven the continuous increase in the demand for epidemic prevention and control materials. In the first half of 2020, Binhai New Area exported 2.38 billion yuan of textile and apparel products including protective clothing and masks, an increase of 1.2 times, and an increase of 3.4 times in June; export of medicines materials and medicines amounted to 1.58 billion yuan, an increase of 30%, and achieved an increase of 2.4 times in June. In terms of imports, agricultural products have grown significantly, with imports totaling 37.3 billion yuan, an increase of 1.5 times. Among them, meat products were 18.72 billion yuan, an increase of 3.7 times; soybeans were 8.34 billion yuan, an increase of 2.3 times.