In 2020, Sanya customs insisted on coordinating measures to prevent and control epidemics in ports, as well as to promote the stability and growth of foreign trade. In 2020, Sanya's foreign trade imports and exports totaled 17.2 billion yuan, an increase of 76.6% year on year. According to Sanya customs statistics, Sanya's foreign trade imports and exports totaled 17.2 billion yuan in 2020, 73.6 percentage points higher than the province's growth rate over the same period, accounting for 18.4% of the province's total foreign trade. over the same period, up 7.7 percentage points from 2019.
Including imports amounted to 16.82 billion yuan, an increase of 86.2%, exports - 380 million yuan, down 46.4%. In 2020, Sanya's foreign trade turnover has doubled for six consecutive years. Sanya's monthly foreign trade data, influenced by the release of the Hainan Free Trade Port General Plan on June 1, 2020 and the introduction of a new tax exemption policy for the outer islands, increased severalfold from June to December 2020 for six consecutive months.
Exports amounted to 12.81 billion yuan, accounting for 74.5% of the total foreign trade for the year and 90.6% of the annual increase in foreign trade. In 2020, Sanya's trade with the largest economies has grown to varying degrees. Sanya's imports and exports to the EU totaled 7.01 billion yuan, an increase of 76.7%, accounting for 40.7% of Sanya's total foreign trade value over the same period; imports and exports to Switzerland amounted to 2.45 billion yuan, an increase of 1.2 times; imports and exports to Japan - 2.04 billion yuan, an increase of 88.2%; imports and exports of the United Kingdom - 1.98 billion yuan, an increase of 1.4 times; imports and exports to the United States - 1.56 billion yuan, an increase of 1 times.
In addition, imports and exports to countries along the Belt and Road totaled 1.15 billion yuan, of which 710 million yuan went to ASEAN, an increase of 6.1%. Sanya imported 16.48 billion yuan of consumer goods, up 85.7%, accounting for 98% of Sanya's total import value over the same period. Among them, everyday chemical goods - 9.73 billion yuan, an increase of 91.4%; clothing, footwear and hats, 2.85 billion yuan, up 56.8%; jewelry - 1.87 billion yuan, an increase of 1.1 times; hours - 1.86 billion yuan, an increase of 1.2 times.
The relevant person in charge of Sanya customs said that 2021 will be the first year of the "14th Five-Year Plan" and a key year for the comprehensive deepening of the construction of the Hainan Free Trade Port. Sanya Customs will fully fulfill the relevant tasks and requirements of the Hainan Free Trade Port General Plan, strengthen the port's quarantine line, strictly prevent the import of foreign epidemics, expedite the implementation of advance agreements and related policies, and fully support the construction of an associated logistics center (Type B) , international e-commerce, national inspection center (phase 1) and other projects and services.
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