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Foreign Economic Relations

source:ah.gov.cn author:Rain release date:2019/03/19 hits:904

The total import-export volume in 2018 reached 62.97 billion US dollars, up by 16.6 percent over the previous year. Of this total, the value of goods exported was 36.21 billion US dollars, up by 18.3 percent; and the value of goods imported was 26.76 billion US dollars, up by 14.3 percent. Grouped by export businesses, exports of manufacturing enterprises increased by 20.1 percent, and those of trading enterprises decreased by 1.2 percent. Viewed by export commodities, the export sales of mechanical and electronic products and high & new-tech products rose by 23 percent and 31.1 percent respectively.

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Imports and Exports of Anhui 2013-2018

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In 2018, the number of projects with the investment over 100 million yuan by outside investors amounted to 5,499, with the actual paid-in fund this year reaching 1,194.2 billion yuan, up by 9 percent over the previous year. The newly established foreign-investment projects were 379, up by 12.1 percent; contracted foreign capital was 6.08 billion US dollars, down by 3.3 percent; foreign investment in actual use 17 billion US dollars, up by 7 percent. At the end of 2018, the number of top 500 foreign enterprises setting up enterprises in Anhui grew by 4 to reach 84.

In 2018, the newly–signed contract value of contracted overseas engineering projects was 5.05 billion US dollars, down by 3.8 percent over the previous year; the accomplished business revenue was 3.01 billion US dollars, down by 13.4 percent. The number of labor forces sent abroad was 9,539, down by 18.1 percent. 99 enterprises (agencies) from Anhui were newly established in foreign countries with the actual outward investment of 1.45 billion US dollars, up by 56 percent. Among the investment, Anhui investors invested 190 million US dollars in BRI partner countries and regions, up by 1.1 times.

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