Ministry of Commerce released 2013 data online shopping growth exceeded 20%

Metropolis Daily News (trainee reporter Chen Yujie) yesterday, the Ministry of Commerce held a regular press conference announced the 2013 annual economic development data, data show that online shopping sales growth is generally higher than the store more than 20 percentage points. In addition, the country’s total import and export volume exceeded $4 trillion for the first time, the rapid return of u.s..

Ministry of Commerce to monitor the 3000 key retail enterprises, online shopping sales grew by 31.9%, the growth rate was higher than department stores, supermarkets and specialty stores by 21.6, 23.6 and 24.4 percentage points.

in 2013 the national consumer price index rose 2.6%, unchanged from the previous year. Household appliances, furniture, construction and decoration materials, such as living back to the steady temperature, gold and silver jewelry and other consumer goods consumption growth of more than 20%. In the central region with annual sales growth rate of 11.6% in the East, West, northeast region, the fastest growing consumption of the region.

2013 China’s import and export value exceeded $4 trillion for the first time, the central region of the foreign trade growth of 13.6%, more than twice as high as the growth rate of the eastern region of Hubei Province, an increase of 17.7%, higher than the national average. Mechanical and electrical products, textiles, clothing, footwear, toys and other labor-intensive products exports have increased steadily, processing trade slowdown.

last year China’s domestic investors in the global 156 countries and regions of the direct investment absorbed by Hongkong, ASEAN, EU, Australia, the United States, Russia, Japan, the seven economies China mainland investment accounted for 72.6% of total foreign investment in China, the domestic investment in Hongkong, the European Union and Japan have the other were decreased, the rapid growth of investment in Russia, an increase of more than five times. From the composition of the industry, 90% of the investment flows to the business services, mining, wholesale and retail, manufacturing, construction and transportation.

Shen Danyang, spokesman for the Ministry of Commerce, said in answer to a reporter’s question, in 2013 China’s trade friction situation did not slow down, has become the 18 consecutive year the country suffered the most anti-dumping investigations in. The problem of the RMB exchange rate impact on the foreign trade, Shen Danyang said: "according to the enterprise caused increasing appreciation of the RMB exchange rate pressures and difficulties, the Ministry of Commerce will try to help enterprises solve the difficulties they face."

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