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the first five months of the year despite headwinds from the China-US trade dispute, and the prov
ince’s export growth in the first half is expected to reach 9 percent year-on-year, said its governor on Friday.上海千花网品茶微信
Yuan Jiajun, governor of Zhejiang province, said at a news conference that despite Sino-US t
上海千花网品茶微信rade disagreements, the growth rate of the province’s exports in the first five months rose 8.4 percent, and t
hat the province’s two-way trade in 2018 totaled 2.85 trillion yuan ($414.8 billion), of which exports comprised 2.1 tril
lion yuan. Zhejiang’s total exports last year accounted for 12.9 percent of the national total, ranking third nationwide.上海千花网品茶微信
“Trade conflicts between China and the United States have jeopardized China’s trade environment. T
herefore, we are taking active measures to ensure both the growth rate and the national proportion of
上海千花网Zhejiang’s imports and exports to contribute to national economic development,” Yuan said.
Last June, the provincial government launched an online sup
ervision system that stores the information of enterprises’ export orders, he said.上海千花网品茶微信
Enterprises submit their export order information into the system so that the government is able to monitor ente
上海千花网rprises’ export situations to make forecasts and provide support for those enterprises.
Currently, over 40,000 exporters in Zhejiang have been registered in the monitoring syste
m, and each month the system offers export forecasts and analysis, serving as guidance for the go上海千花网品茶微信
vernment to take supportive measures when necessary to ensure healthy growth.
上海千花网In addition to boosting exports, the government is taking steps to foster new growth engines.
“Traditional trade may be hurt by the tough external environment, and therefor
e we have put emphasis on new trade sources such as crossborder e-commerce,” he said.上海千花网品茶微信
In 2018, the import and export value of Zhejiang’s cross-border e-com上海千花网
merce totaled 27.6 billion yuan, up 44.3 percent year-on-year, said Hangzhou Customs.