HC Shoe News Network February 25 China – ASEAN free trade area is built to bring the “zero tariff” opportunities, Fujian Province show a clear competitive advantage. Statistics from Fuzhou Customs show that in January, completed the first month free trade area, Fujian Province to ASEAN trade amounted to 990 million U.S. dollars, compared with the same period in the whole province’s foreign trade growth rate 39.9 percentage points higher, up 77.7% . Among them, Export 640,000,000 U.S. dollars, imports of 350,000,000 U.S. dollars. At present, ASEAN has become the third largest trading partner of Fujian Province.
Fujian Province on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations general trade and processing trade import and export of rapid growth, for 7.3 billion dollars, 200 million U.S. dollars, respectively, year on year increase of 98.3%, 40.1%.
Export to ASEAN private sector is dominant in Fujian Province. Fujian Province, the private sector import and export 440 million U.S. dollars to the ASEAN, up 98.7%, accounting for the same period in Fujian Province, on 44% of ASEAN’s total trade.
Clothing , Footwear export and import of agricultural products were blowout trend. Fujian Agricultural exports 150 million U.S. dollars to the ASEAN, up 39.3%; clothing 050 million U.S. dollars, up by 2.3 times; footwear 020 million U.S. dollars, up 76.1%. Import side, imports of machinery and electronic products from ASEAN in Fujian Province 110 million U.S. dollars, up 40.3%; high-tech products 090 million U.S. dollars, up 32.9%; farm 040 million U.S. dollars, up by 2 times.
Fuzhou Customs have suggested that enterprises should seize the opportunity to take the initiative to “go out”, take full advantage of ASEAN, the abundant labor force, abundant land resources and vast market, and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have undertaken Cooperation . Meanwhile, production of local factories to avoid foreign products originating in China’s trade barriers. In addition, one should increase the relevant departments of China – ASEAN Free Trade Area and its publicity efforts related policies for enterprises to enjoy preferential policies to facilitate free trade area; the other hand, information sharing platform to be built and actively provides businesses with ASEAN members of the domestic legal requirements, industry structure, market size and consumption habits and other kinds of information to help businesses solve the “going out” the difficulties encountered in the process.
Another source (Xinhua Lin Shixiong correspondent Summer Villa) from January 5 The first votes “zero tariff” Indonesia’s imports of black tea has been reported from Xiamen port, Xiamen port of the first month of imports and exports to ASEAN to achieve “doorway”, the month value of trade 6.8 billion U.S. dollars, a substantial increase of 66.2% over the same period last year.
Response to “zero tariff” era and the growing demand of trade between ASEAN, Xiamen Customs introduced a range of services and timely measures to ensure smooth customs clearance, such as establishing a special liaison system, in time to receive, to solve business problems encountered in customs clearance, implementation 7 days a week 24-hour, emergency clearance import and export goods shall be overtime. SABUNG AYAM