Yunnan's foreign trade up by 32.2% in 2023

Yunnan's foreign trade up by 32.2% in 2023

An officer at Kunming Customs grants a RCEP certificate of origin (C/O) to a Yunnan trader. Photo/Yunnan Daily

The freight volume concerning Yunnan's foreign trade added up to 39.036 million tons in 2023, an increase of 32.2%, according to Kunming Customs.

A total of 14,343,900 persons and 7,767,000 vehicles were involved in provincial foreign trade last year, increasing by 9.3 times and 4.6 times respectively.

Yunnan has been China's top exporter of fresh cut flowers for five consecutive years, with the export values of fruits and monocrystalline silicon chips ranking second nationwide.

Reporting by Liu Ziyu (Yunnan Daily); Trans-editing by Wang Shixue