Source:People’s Daily Online-Inner Mongolia Channel Original Draft
The scene of the press conference. Photo by Qi Haonan
People’s Daily Online, Hohhot, January 22 (Qi Haonan, intern Jingjing) On January 22, the press conference of Hohhot Customs on stabilizing foreign trade was held. At the meeting, Wang Jing, member of the Party Committee and Deputy Commissioner of Hohhot Customs, introduced the measures and results achieved by Hohhot Customs in promoting the steady growth of foreign trade and supporting the opening of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in 2020.
According to statistics, the import and export value of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in 2020 is 104.33 billion yuan, of which exports are 34.91 billion yuan and imports are 69.42 billion yuan. In December, the foreign trade import and export of Inner Mongolia was 9.73 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 3.6%.
According to reports, Hohhot Customs has intensively introduced various support policies based on the problems and needs of import and export enterprises, established a”one enterprise, one policy” assistance mechanism, and implemented a”problem clearing” system for enterprises to report. Form a service effect of helping an enterprise, solving a type of problem, and driving the economy of one party.
At the same time, Hohhot Customs actively promotes the rapid development of the Hohhot and Ordos Comprehensive Bonded Zones, vigorously supports the development of new cross-border e-commerce trade formats, and continuously improves the level of port opening. Hohhot Customs resolutely implements the requirements of the Party Committee and Government of the Autonomous Region, makes every effort to ensure the efficient and smooth customs clearance of land ports under the normalization of epidemic prevention and control, and in-depth promotion of business reforms to ensure that the”mid-channel” China-Europe train maintains rapid growth.
In December 2020, the overall customs clearance time for imports in the Hohhot Customs Area was 29.55 hours, a reduction of 80.11%compared with 2017. In the whole year, 2,633 certificates of tax reduction and exemption of various types were processed, and the value of approved goods was US$297 million, a year-on-year increase of 10%. Tax reductions and exemptions were 254 million yuan, a year-on-year increase of 14.41%. Tailor-made measures can effectively guarantee the green passage of agricultural products at the Erlianhot Port to facilitate the export of fresh fruits and vegetables to Mongolia and Russia.
Build a strong border security and stability barrier. Resolutely build a strong port quarantine defense line, while always maintaining a high-pressure anti-smuggling situation, 24 criminal cases were filed and handled throughout the year, and 80 administrative cases were investigated and suspected of tax evasion of 4.308 million yuan.