Tianjin, a leading port in northern China, reported 66.53 billion US dollars worth of imports and exports in the first 10 months of this year, up 22.8 percent year-on-year, the local customs sources said.
The figures included 36.83 billion US dollars in export and 29.7 billion US dollars in import, up 20.3 percent and 26.1 percent, respectively.
From January to October, exports to North America, European Union and ASEAN countries reached 9.39 billion US dollars, 6.51 billion US dollars and 2.79 billion US dollars, with increases ranging from 21 percent to 39 percent, respectively.
While imports in the 10-month period from the above-mentioned regions witnessed increases ranging from 15 percent to 26 percent.
The local customs source said Tianjin's top five markets overseas were the United States, Japan, the Republic of Korea (ROK), the Netherlands and China's Hong Kong during the period.
The city mainly imported goods from Japan, the ROK, the United States, Germany and Australia in the first ten months, according to statistics.