Approved by CHINA MINISTRY OF FOREIGN ECONOMICS AND TRADE, CHANGZHOU FOREIGN TRADE CORP. is a comprehensive foreign trade enterprise with independent import&export managing right. We have successively been in the list of the top 500 foreign trade companies in China for many years. We have been awarded the title of top 30 foreign trade companies in JiangSu by the provincial government. And we also have gained the honors of the top 10 companies in field of exporting business and civilized unit awarded by ChangZhou municipal government.
According to customs data, the first two months of this year, China's foreign trade import and export value of 6.18 trillion yuan, down 0.8% year-on-year. As the world's largest country in goods trade, China's foreign trade growth rate has always been a topic of great concern, and the sudden negative growth at the beginning of the year naturally caused widespread concern at home and abroad. In fact, from different angles of analysis and interpretation of this data, different conclusions can be drawn.
To improve the level of opening to the outside world and promote high-quality economic development, in addition to promoting the transformation of China from a large trading country to a strong trading country, we should also devote ourselves to improving the quality of global economic governance and being a participant, contributor and defender in promoting high-quality global economic development.