Dec. 13, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality saw its export and import value surge 92.8% YoY to US$49.08 billion in the first eleven months of this year, according to the latest statistics released by the Chongqing Customs.
In the first eleven months, the city saw its export value hit US$35.78 billion, reflecting a YoY increase of 110%, while its import value for the period hit US$13.3 billion, up 59.1% YoY.
The value of foreign trade under processing trade was US$15.31 billion in the eleven-month period, up 160% and from a year earlier, while its foreign trade under general trade rose 99.8% YoY to US$26.43 billion.
From January to November, the city's export of mechanical and electrical products jumped 110% YoY to US$23.55 billion, while the import of mechanical and electrical products reached US$10.41 billion, up 72.7% from a year earlier.
The city saw its foreign trade with the E.U., the ASEAN and the U.S. surge 110%, 130% and 140% YoY to US$11.11 billion, US$8.93 billion and US$8.5 billion in the first eleven months, respectively.
Chongqing exported 31.84 million units of laptops during the eleven-month period, 140% more than it realized in the same period of 2011.