Explanatory Notes on Main Statistical Indicators
Imports and Exports at Customs refer to the real value of
commodities imported and exported across the border of
Import 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.
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 international leasing arrangement, cost of imported equipment, technology and materials provided by foreign counterparts in compensation trade and processing and assembly trade.
refer to the number of foreigners, Chinese compatriots from Hong Kong,
Macao and Taiwan Chinese (mainland) who come to China (mainland) for
sight-seeing, vacation, visiting relatives, medical treatment, shopping,
attending conference, or to engage in economic, cultural, sports and religious
activities. In compiling statistics, each time of entering
Foreign Exchange Earnings from Tourism refer to the total expenditures cost in the process of foreigners’ tourism in the mainland of China, including traffic, visit, accommodation, table, shopping and amusement expenditures.
Overseas Contracted Project refers to projects undertaken by Chinese contractors (project contracting companies) through bidding process. They include: (1) overseas civil engineering construction projects financed by foreign investors; (2) overseas projects financed by the Chinese government through its foreign aid programs; (3) construction projects of Chinese diplomatic missions, trade offices and other institutions stationed abroad; (4) construction projects in China financed by foreign investment; (5) sub-contracted projects to be taken by Chinese contractors through a joint umbrella project with foreign contractor(s); (6) housing development projects. The business income from international contracted projects is the work volume of contracted projects completed during the reference period, expressed in monetary terms, including completed work on projects signed in previous years.
Overseas Labour Services refer to the activities of providing technology and labour services to employers or contractors in the forms of receiving salaries and wages. Labour services providing by contractual joint ventures of Chinese international contracting corporations should be included in the statistics of service co-operation with foreign countries. The business income of labour service cooperation is the income in the form of wages and salaries, overtime pay, bonuses and other remuneration received from the employers during the reference period.
Domestic Capital refers to capital inpoured by the way of sole investment, joint venture and cooperative operation from the corporations, social unions and other investors within China boundaries but outside Chongqing municipality (excluding Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan) who consider engaging economic and social activities as their main destination in Chongqing, and follow the market system on behalf of equality. It excludes the subscription for no payment of central and local governments.