Xinhua | Updated: 2021-10-24 15:16
LHASA -- The foreign trade of southwest China's Tibet autonomous region surged 124.1 percent year-on-year in the first three quarters of 2021, led by booming trade by private companies, according to the local customs.
The region's imports and exports totaled 2.61 billion yuan (about $409 million) in the period, Lhasa customs said in a statement.
The exports rose 90.5 percent to 1.39 billion yuan, while imports soared 180 percent to 1.22 billion yuan.
In the first nine months, private enterprises took the lion's share with a total trade volume of 1.59 billion yuan, while State-owned companies saw imports and exports totaling 990 million yuan.
The region conducted trade with 59 countries and regions worldwide in the period. Nepal became Tibet's largest trading partner, with the trade value up 120 percent to 1.13 billion yuan, official data showed.
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More