Import and export of China's hardware industry in the first half
According to customs statistics, from January 2013 to June, China's hardware industry completed a total of imports and exports, an increase of 5.05%. Of which: total exports grew by 6.74%, and imports grew by -1.25%. From January to June, the total foreign trade surplus of the whole industry increased by 9.56% compared with the first quarter, down 4.96 percentage points from the first quarter.
From January 2013 to June, the hardware industry in accordance with the total import and export volume size in order are: building hardware, hardware tools, daily hardware, locks, and other cooking utensils, shower room, gas stove, stainless steel products and kitchen equipment, and hood zipper. Among them, building hardware, hardware tools and daily hardware industry in the first half of three the cumulative total import and export of the whole industry accounted for 43.29%, 17.14%, 13.22%, compared with the first quarter, building hardware and daily hardware industry accounted for a slight rise, tool and hardware were slightly decreased.
The main mode of foreign trade in China's hardware industry is general trade mode. From January 2013 to June, the volume of import and export trade increased by 7.26% in the general trade mode, accounting for 73.9% of the total import and export volume of the whole industry. Among them, exports in general trade grew by 7.70%, 7.55 percentage points lower than in the first quarter; imports in general trade grew by 5.40%, up 3.01 percentage points over the first quarter.
From January 2013 to June, the National Hardware industry completed a total exports mainly concentrated in the ten provinces of Guangdong, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Shanghai, Shandong, Hebei, Fujian, Liaoning, Tianjin and Anhui (municipality), exports of these regions together accounted for 94.09% of total exports; imports, mainly concentrated in ten in Shanghai Province Jiangsu, Beijing, Guangdong, Shandong, Tianjin, Liaoning, Zhejiang, Fujian, and Jilin (municipality), imports more than accounted for the total industry total imports 87.37%.