Source: Yiwu sourcing agent Author: Helan Date: 2012-04-17
Yesterday, reporters learned from Yiwu customs, in the first quarter of this year, through Yiwu Customs Yiwu small Commodity $ 2.01 billion, an increase of 30 percent over the same period last year, export cargo traffic reached 1.682 million tons, a 12.4 percent increase over last year, is growing rapidly.
Middle East, the EU and ASEAN are still the main target markets
It is understood that the Middle East, EU and ASEAN is still the main target markets of Yiwu Commodity exports. The first quarter of this year, Yiwu Customs exports to the Middle East, $ 610 million, an increase of 19.3 percent, accounting for the same period by 30.3% of the total export commodities in Yiwu Customs; exports to the EU $ 210 million, an increase of 43.9%, 10.4%; exports to ASEAN $ 210 million, an increase of 37.5 percent, accounting for 10.4%.
The first quarter of overall growth of commodity exports, in particular, a significant increase in March. "Yiwu Customs officers said March Yiwu customs export commodity of $ 900 million, 798,000 tons of cargo, up jumped 75.1 percent and 61.6%.
This is mainly for three reasons, First, the lunar new year earlier, after February, gradually recovered, March Yiwu market, foreign trade transactions completely out of the Spring Festival of factors, commodity exports to reach normal levels; in early April this year, the international shipping industry start another a huge increase of prices surge, Asia and Europe, the Middle East routes, many export enterprises rush to concentrate shipments completed before the end of March; the first quarter of North Africa and the Middle East political turmoil last year, Yiwu small commodities export last year caused some The first quarter of this year, Yiwu Small Commodity exports of the region stabilized.
The data show that the BRIC countries as a representative of emerging economies is also very eye-catching performance in the first quarter of this year, Yiwu Commodity exports. The first three menstrual Yiwu Customs export BRIC countries of $ 220 million, an increase of 43.7%. India, South Africa, Russia, Brazil's export growth in more than 35%. $18,250,000 of which exports to Russia up by a substantial increase of 133.6%.