China's Inner Mongolia sees foreign trade up 17.3 pct in H1

Updated: July 21, 2022 Source: Xinhua News Agency
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HOHHOT, July 20 (Xinhua) -- North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region saw robust foreign trade growth in the first half of 2022, according to Hohhot Customs.

The region's total import and export value hit 68.07 billion yuan (about 10 billion U.S. dollars) from January to June, up 17.3 percent year on year, Hohhot Customs said.

Exports jumped 32.6 percent from the same period last year to hit 29.25 billion yuan, and imports increased 7.9 percent to hit 38.82 billion yuan.

During the period, imports and exports between the region and the United States, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the European Union all registered double-digit growth.

The region's trade with countries along the Belt and Road increased 17.6 percent year on year, and its trade with the members of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership rose 13.9 percent.

Editor: Su Dan