General Administration of Customs data shows: from January to May in this year, the export volume of national plastic products is 2.5258 million tons, decreased 14% year-on-year decline,. However, exports of plastic products, had achieved contrarily rise in Ningbo. According to Ningbo Customs statistics, from January to May in this year, exports volume of plastic products in Ningbo turns to be 120 thousand tons totally, and worth 360 million U.S. dollars, respectively increase 8.6% and 11.6%. According to customs analysis, private enterprise plays effective role during the increasing both on export volume and value. Private enterprises have taken half out the export volume of plastic products in Ningbo city with 60,000 tons volume and 20.8% increased. It is reported that accommodative monetary policy supported an environment of ample liquidity and low financing cost for private enterprises improve their production and sales. In addition, Plastic products’ export volume of foreign-invested enterprises in Ningbo become 34 thousand tons, slightly declined 0.8%, while the state-owned enterprises increase of 3.6% by 14 thousand tons.
The main market for Ningbo’s plastic products is United States and the European; exports volume were 43,000 tons and 36,000 tons, increase of 11.3% and 10% respectively. By the financial crisis, most industry as Finance, Automotive and Building Materials Industry in Europe and United States were heavily effect except Plastic and Steel &Iron Industry. Ningpo plastic products export enterprise holds the opportunity, maintains growing with stability in USA and Europe, meanwhile develops the emerging market positively. For example, they begin to export to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations with 26,000 tons, increase 23.9%; Export to Saudi Arabian with 1,000 tons, increase 94.7%. Regarding to the plastic exports of Ningbo City, Ningbo Customs also support vigorously with changing requests services for enterprises to seek the active support to them.