Ningbo Customs promotes the construction of foreign trade platforms

Category: Governmental News
Published: Monday, 03 February 2020 13:45

It is learned from a conference held on January 19 that in 2020 Ningbo Customs will boost the institutional innovation and the governance ability development, support the construction of the foreign trade platforms and promote the linkage development of the seaport, the landport, the airport, the post port and the information port of the city.

In 2019, Ningbo Customs examined and released 5.0872 million pieces of import and export declarations, up by 5.7% over the previous year. The import and export goods under supervision by the customs reached 174 million tons with a total value of 17.1 trillion yuan, up by 2.6% and 6.7% respectively. Ningbo Customs is playing an increasingly important role in serving the opening-up policy of the country and promoting the regional economic integration.

In order to support the construction of the foreign trade platforms, in 2020, Ningbo Customs will strengthen inter-border cooperation, promote the integration of customs in the Yangtze River Delta area, and implement 11 cooperation measures to promote the integration of Ningbo Customs and Zhoushan Customs. It will promote the construction of a multimodal transport system in the Yangtze River basin, improve the public information platform, and smooth the river-sea transport channel. It will also actively participate in the expansion of the Zhejiang Free Trade Pilot Zone and the construction of Ningbo Joint Innovation Zone, further implement the 18 key tasks of stabilizing foreign trade, and build a new pattern of overall comprehensive opening-up