Explanatory Notes on Main Statistical Indicators
Import and Export of Goods refer to the real value of commodities imported and exported across the
Import or Export Value by Location of China’s Foreign Trade Managing Units refers to actual value of imports and exports carried out by corporations which have been registered by the local Customs house and are vested with right to run import export business.
Import Value of Commodities by Place
of Destination and Export Value of Commodities by Place of Origin in
Import and Export of Services refers to services provided between resident and non-resident units, including services on transportation, tourism, communications, construction, insurance, banking, computer and information, consultancy, advertising and publicity, as well as film, audio and video services, royalty for patents, trade marks and other special rights, other commercial services, but excluding government services.
Foreign Direct Investment refers to foreign investment in
Other Foreign Investment refers to all forms of utilization of foreign capitals other than
foreign borrowings and foreign direct investment. It
includes the total value of stock shares in foreign currencies issued by
enterprises at domestic or foreign stock exchanges, rent payable for the
imported equipment through
Overseas Direct Investment refers to investment made by domestic enterprises and organizations (referred to as domestic investors) in foreign countries and Hong Kong SAR, Macao SAR and Taiwan province in forms of cash, physical investment and intangible assets, and the economic activities centring on operation and management of those enterprises are under the control of domestic investors. The content of overseas direct investment mainly reflects one economic entity by investing in another economic entity to achieve its goal of lasting interest.
Overseas Contracted Projects refer to activities of contracting overseas construction projects by Chinese enterprises or any other units, which are stipulated in the Regulations on Administration of Foreign Contracted Project.
Overseas Labour Services refer to operational activities of organizing labour force to go abroad providing services to foreign enterprises or agencies.