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In 2021, my country’s imports and exports to countries along the “Belt and Road” will increase by 23.6% to 11.6 trillion yuan |

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2022-01-14 12:01:23

◎According to customs statistics, in 2021, my country’s imports and exports to countries along the “Belt and Road” will be 11.6 trillion yuan, an increase of 23.6%, which is 2.2 percentage points higher than the overall growth rate of my country’s foreign trade in the same period.

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On January 14, the State Council Information Office held a press conference on the import and export situation in 2021.

The reporter of “Daily Economic News” learned from the press conference that according to customs statistics, my country’s imports and exports to countries along the “Belt and Road” will be 11.6 trillion yuan in 2021, an increase of 23.6%, which is 2.2 percentage points higher than the overall growth rate of my country’s foreign trade in the same period. . What new measures does China Customs take to promote the joint construction of the “Belt and Road”?

In this regard, Li Kuiwen, spokesperson of the General Administration of Customs and director of the Department of Statistics and Analysis, said that, first of all, we should speed up the construction of the “three wisdoms” of smart customs, smart borders, and smart sharing of China Unicom, integrate the concept of “three wisdoms” into business reform and development, and get through the “three wisdoms”. The working mechanism of “Three Wisdom” and the “Belt and Road” has realized the combination of strong powers. At present, the national customs has cultivated 78 “three wisdom” international cooperation projects, many of which involve countries along the “Belt and Road”.

Secondly, formulate the “14th Five-Year Plan” to promote the high-quality development of the “Belt and Road” customs work plan. Li Kuiwen introduced that in 2021, the General Administration of Customs formulated the “14th Five-Year Plan” to promote the high-quality development of the “Belt and Road” customs work plan. The “Plan” adheres to problem orientation and goal orientation, focuses on key countries, key areas, and key projects, and coordinates overall advancement and key breakthroughs. Guided by the cooperation of “three wisdoms”, it strives to create more highlights of the joint construction of the “Belt and Road”, in order to promote The modernization of the national governance system and governance capacity contributes to customs wisdom and customs strength.

Third, pragmatically promote key projects. We will make every effort to promote mutual recognition and cooperation with “Authorized Business Operators” (AEOs) in countries along the “Belt and Road”. By the end of 2021, China Customs has signed AEO mutual recognition agreements with 31 countries jointly building the “Belt and Road”.

“In addition, we have pragmatically promoted the ‘Guantietong’ project, and signed cooperation documents with Kazakhstan and Belarus on the ‘Guantietong’ project to support the development of China-Europe freight trains, further expand connectivity cooperation, and promote unimpeded trade.” Li Kuiwen said.

Source of cover image: Xinhua News Agency

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