Heilongjiang's foreign trade in January this year, showing upward trend to achieve a positive growth
Running from the Commerce Department to analyze the situation in Heilongjiang was informed in January of this year, the province's foreign trade volume reached 1.72 billion U.S. dollars, up 1.4% in the fourth quarter of last year's foreign trade continued to decline to reverse the unfavorable situation, showing up again situation to achieve their first 12 months of positive growth.
Heilongjiang Province in 2009 was affected by external shocks, economic and social development the most, the situation is most grim year. To effectively deal with the financial crisis, the province issued a series of steady external demand, as quoted in foreign investment policies and measures, and made to further expand opening-up and advance cooperation with Russia strategic decision-making.
Heilongjiang Province, not only to focus on expanding domestic demand, but also actively seeking to increase external demand, export-oriented economy to develop. In January 2010, the province by strengthening investment to promote large projects to highlight investment in key areas such measures, we have reversed the use of foreign capital in the past off-season in January the situation, showing a good trend to active. In January the province actually used foreign capital rose 10%.
It is understood that the province's import and export value last year, 16.22 billion U.S. dollars, compared with the same period in 2008 declined 29.9%, below the national import and export growth of 16 percentage points. Among them, in the province, the top three trading partners, imports and exports worth 5.58 billion U.S. dollars to Russia, down 49.7%; total value of EU imports and exports 1.6 billion U.S. dollars, down 33.7%; on ASEAN imports and exports worth 1.37 billion U.S. dollars, down 10.1%.