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Zhejiang sees signs of foreign trade recovery
Updated: 2009-04-18 10:49
Zhejiang province, an economic powerhouse in eastern China, saw signs of recovery in its foreign trade in March.
The import value was $4.11 billion, up 28.9 percent month-on-month but down 16.3 percent year-on-year. The decline rate was 1.2 percentage points lower than that for February.
The province's total foreign trade volume amounted to $37.26 billion in the first quarter, down 19.3 percent from a year earlier. But the decline rate was 5.6 percentage points below the national average.
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