Economic Performance in July
July, national economic performance was stable.
main features of national economic performance are:
production kept fast growth.
July, the total completed value-added of industrial production
was 220.1 billion yuan, up 8.1% over the same month of last year.
Of which, the value-added of heavy industry was 134.9 billion
yuan, up 8.8% over the same month of last year. And that of light
industry was 85.2 billion yuan, up 7.1%. In July, the ratio of
sales of the industry production was 97.28%, down 0.68% over the
same month of last year. In the first 7 months of this year, the
ratio of sales of the industrial production was 96.84%, down 0.19%
over the same period of last year.
investment in fixed assets kept fast growth.
the first 7 months of this year, the investment of state-owned
units and other type of units were 1111.11 billion yuan, up by
18.4%. Analyzed by purposes, investment in capital construction
was 582.45 billion yuan, up 11.1%, that in technical innovation
was 219.01 billion yuan, up 26.4%, and that in real estate was
265.18 billion yuan, up 31.6%.
sales were brisk
July, the retail sales of consumer goods was 285.14 billion yuan,
up 9.8% over the same period last year. By sector, the retail
sales of consumer goods in wholesale and retail sale trades was
192.55 billion yuan, up 10.5%, that in Catering trade was 33.71
billion, up 16.8% over the same month of last year.
price index increased
July, the consumer price was up 1.15 at compared with the same
month of last year. Analyzed by category of commodities, the price
for recreational, educational, cultural articles and service item
was up 8.9%, the price for residence item was up 0.7%. On the
other hand, the ex-factory price of manufactured goods was down
1.3%, and the purchasing price for energy, raw materials and power
was down 0.4%
and import increased fast
value of export and import in the first 7 months of this year
was 284.84 billion US dollars, up by 10.6% compared with the same
period of last year. Of which that of export was 147.46 billion
US dollars, up 8.4%; that of import was 137.38 billion US dollars,
up 13%. Surplus was 10.07 billion US dollars, down 30% over the
same period of last year. In July, the total value of export was
22.89 billion US dollars, up 6.6%, and import was 20.96 billion
US dollars, up 7.5% over the same month of last year, surplus
was 1.93 billion US dollars. From January to July, number of projects
was 14058, utilization of foreign capital through signed agreements
was 40.29 billion US dollars, up 45.77%, and the foreign direct
investment actually utilized was 24.21 billion US dollars, up