China's high-tech export grows 43.5% in past five years
Updated: 2006-01-29 09:05
China's export of high-tech products has been growing at an average annual
rate of 43.5 percent during the 10th Five-Year Plan period (2001-2005),
according to sources with the Ministry of Commerce.
In 2000, China's export of high-tech products was only 35.03 billion U.S.
dollars, but in 2005, the figure was close to 220 billion U.S. dollars,
accounting for more than 28 percent of China's total export, the ministry said.
During the 10th Five-Year Plan period, China's export of high-tech products
exceeded 600 billion dollars, more than five times of that in the ninth
Five-Year Plan period.
By the end of 2005, China had more than 300 enterprises, each with an annual
export volume of high-tech products exceeding 100 million U.S. dollars, the
China has established 25 export bases of high-tech products, six national
software export bases and six national export bases of medical products, so as
to boost the export of high-tech products, the ministry said.