Title:China-ASEAN trade in 2015 amounted to $ 500 billion
Date: 2014-07-29Views: 1791
Daily News (Reporter Zhang Huimin) in the first half, rapid growth of bilateral trade between China and ASEAN, the second half will remain relatively stable growth, while confident of achieving the 2015 bilateral trade volume reached $ 500 billion target. Negotiations on behalf of the Ministry of Commerce Vice Minister of International Trade Gao, the State Council Information Office yesterday on China - ASEAN dialogue relations made the statements at a press conference held on the 20th anniversary of Economic Development.
Data show that China-ASEAN trade volume growth in 20 years, 37 times in the first half this year, bilateral trade amounted to 171.12 billion U.S. dollars, an increase of 25.4%, ASEAN surpassed Japan to become China's third largest trading partner. For a long time, China's trade with ASEAN has maintained a trade surplus in the first half of this year, China's trade surplus more than 10 billion U.S. dollars. In this regard, Gao said that China's bilateral trade with ASEAN is not in surplus target, I hope more people and businesses affected by China welcomes ASEAN products into the Chinese market.
Gao said, "Eleventh Five-Year" period, China's trade with ASEAN average annual growth rate of 16.2%, if the use of five years to meet the 2015 bilateral trade volume reached $ 500 billion target, the average annual growth rate of just a year need to reach 14.3 percent, so he believes to achieve this goal is entirely feasible. To achieve this goal, the Ministry of Commerce will take further increase the FTA propaganda to further enhance trade and investment facilitation measures and further develop China - ASEAN Expo platform and the role of the booster.
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