The import and export volume handled through the Horgos port in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (XUAR) between January and November this year was worth 271.94 billion yuan (about $38.95 billion)—up by 5.8 per cent year on year (YoY), local customs authorities said. The exported commodities included high-tech products and textile yarn.
The port witnessed the total cargo volume rise by 2.5 per cent YoY to about 36.95 million tonnes during the period, ranking first among Xinjiang's border ports for six consecutive years.
Imports through the port were worth 10.68 billion yuan in November—up by 21.5 per cent YoY, while exports were worth 16.83 billion yuan—up by 0.5 per cent YoY, the customs department was quoted as saying by an official news agency.
The imported commodities mainly consisted of mechanical and electrical products, unwrought copper and copper material, and metal ore and ore.
Fibre2Fashion News Desk (DS)