Europe and the United States the situation is not clear, a single still conservative mainstream exporting country, in March, the Pearl River Delta foreign trade enterprises to import and export situation is still not very optimistic. SME foreign trade index in 2012 Report "shows Alibaba Group's foreign trade trading platform Shenzhen, an Octopus, released yesterday, March business orders decrease in the number and frequency of import and export of a slight slowdown compared with February. Companies accumulated pressure has been released, and reflect the labor costs and raw material costs have increased.
The report is based on one of Qualcomm platform on more than 4,000 small and medium-sized foreign trade enterprises, as well as the telephone survey of 256 enterprises. According to statistics, 85% of the through platforms belongs to the Pearl River Delta region, 54% for the Shenzhen enterprises, to some extent, reflect the situation of import and export enterprises in the Pearl River Delta.
The report refers to the foreign trade enterprises in the average daily total imports and exports in March to $ 33,108.4, the ring was up 7.2 percent compared to February. Although total imports and exports showing a slight increase in the import and export enterprises relative frequency slowed down slightly in February. March, the average daily import and export frequency of small and medium enterprises maintained at between 0.9 to 1.2 times an average of 0.9 times and 0.85 times compared to March 2011 rose 0.05 points, the chain in February fell 0.03 frequency. One of analysis, imports and exports in March reduce the frequency of the enterprises reduced orders in February and March. The main reason is that Europe and the United States the situation is uncertain, the original major exporting countries under a single still conservative. In addition, starting from the end of 2011, the increase in credit payment (or credit to cover the expected), SMEs without adequate sources of funding, refused to increase in a single volume.
March import and export volume is almost no improvement, enterprises accumulated pressure has been shown, mainly reflected in the corporate labor costs, raw material costs have increased. The survey shows that more than 60 percent of enterprises in the indicators of employees compared to February change in the overall changes in amplitude is higher than in February, more than 46 percent of labor costs increased. The basic raw materials of international commodity prices rising, this month, more than 50 percent of companies believe that raw material costs generally increase year on year in March 2011 increased by about 16%, a slight decrease in the chain in February.