Original title: my country’s total service imports and exports in the first 10 months increased by 12.7% year-on-year
On December 2, the Ministry of Commerce issued the report card of my country’s trade in services for the previous October. The spokesperson of the Ministry of Commerce Shu Jueting introduced at the press conference that from January to October this year, my country’s total service imports and exports amounted to RMB 4198.03 billion, a year-on-year increase of 12.7%; of which, service exports amounted to RMB 1997.43 billion, an increase of 29%; imports amounted to RMB 220.06 billion. , An increase of 1.1%. The growth rate of service exports exceeded imports by 27.9 percentage points, driving the service trade deficit to drop by 67.6% to 203.17 billion yuan, a year-on-year decrease of 424.7 billion yuan.
“my country’s service trade continues to maintain a good growth momentum.” Shu Jueting said that compared with the same period in 2019, my country’s service exports increased by 26.6%, an average increase of 12.5% in two years; imports fell by 23.1%, and an average of 12.3% in two years. In October, my country’s total service imports and exports totaled 413.97 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 24%.
It is worth noting that the proportion of knowledge-intensive service trade has increased. From January to October, my country’s knowledge-intensive service imports and exports amounted to 1,856.6 billion yuan, an increase of 13.3%, accounting for 44.2% of the total service imports and exports, an increase of 0.2%.
Among them, the export of knowledge-intensive services was 1006.04 billion yuan, an increase of 16.9%, accounting for 50.4% of the total service exports; the areas with faster growth in exports were personal culture and entertainment services, intellectual property royalties, telecommunications, computers and information services, which increased by 33.6 respectively. %, 29.1%, 21.7%. The import of knowledge-intensive services was 850.55 billion yuan, an increase of 9.3%, accounting for 38.7% of the total service imports.
Shu Jueting introduced that the impact of the new crown pneumonia epidemic on the import and export of travel services is still continuing. From January to October, my country’s import and export of travel services was 631.68 billion yuan, a decrease of 27.7%, of which exports fell by 39.5% and imports fell by 26.1%. Excluding travel services, my country’s imports and exports of other services increased by 25% from January to October, of which exports increased by 33.7% and imports increased by 16.1%; compared with the same period in 2019, imports and exports of other services increased by 27.9%, of which exports increased by 40.1%, and imports An increase of 16%.