China's Yunnan sees soaring foreign trade in Jan.-Feb.

Updated: March 17, 2021 Source: Xinhua Silkroad
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Southwest China's Yunnan Province saw robust growth in its foreign trade in the first two months of 2021, local authorities said on Tuesday.

The total import and export values reached 54.58 billion yuan (about 8.4 billion U.S. dollars) in the January-February period, up 86.2 percent year on year, data from the provincial statistics bureau showed.

Exports soared to nearly 36.36 billion yuan, marking a 2.8-fold increase from the same period last year, while imports shrank 7.1 percent year on year to nearly 18.23 billion yuan.

The province's retail sales of consumer goods reached nearly 153.23 billion yuan in the period, a year-on-year increase of 23.1 percent.

Editor: 王予