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Chenzhou Hit US$2.862 Billion in Import & Export in First 8 Months



On October 2, the reporter saw the complete cold chain inspection, storage and other facilities in the Chenzhou imported meat designated inspection site, which can simultaneously inspect six containers, the whole process of monitoring.


According to reports, the annual meat import capacity of Chenzhou designated meat inspection site reached 137,000 tons, formally operating on September 29, to achieve on-site inspection of imported meat products, saving transportation time and costs. People in Chenzhou can eat Thailand chicken, Australian beef and so on at home.


Chenzhou City is a pilot city of cross-border rapid customs clearance reform between Guangdong and Hong Kong and Macao and is now declaring Chenzhou area of China (Hunan) Pilot Free Trade Zone. In recent years, the city has vigorously implemented the special action of docking free trade zones and upgrading platforms, and successively established railway ports, highway ports, international express center, comprehensive bonded zones, import and export meat inspection sites, etc., becoming one of the important international port cities. In November last year, the Chenzhou "cross-border one-lock" rapid transit system was opened and operated. Goods imported from Hong Kong to Chenzhou no longer need to be transferred, inspected and unlocked by the port customs. The whole transit time in Chenzhou was shortened by 4 hours and each through vehicle can save more than 800 yuan.

At the same time, Chenzhou has actively cultivated companies such as Xianggang Investment, Small Donkey Business Services, Zhongjia Port Trade, Wuzhou Litong Import and Export Agency, and helped enterprises to open up international markets, train foreign trade talents and enhance product competitiveness. Chenzhou High-tech Zone, Chenzhou Economic Development Zone, Zixing Economic Development Zone, Yongxing Economic Development Zone and Guiyang Industrial Park have set up comprehensive foreign trade service centers to help enterprises in the park to carry out foreign trade business and expand foreign trade imports and exports. Chenzhou has also implemented the foreign trade "order" financing policy, and introduced a policy to support the "zero breaking doubling" of foreign trade enterprises and encourage foreign trade returns.

Up to now, Chenzhou with 615 foreign trade business record enterprises and 163 foreign trade import and export performance enterprises, has established import and export trade with 142 countries and regions around the world. From January to August of this year, the city's total foreign trade import and export volume hit 2.862 billion US dollars, ranking second in the province, an increase of 31.1%.