Xiamen Liu Cheng imported stone from the "Belt and Road" along
Xiamen Inspection and Quarantine Bureau was informed that in the first half of this year, Xiamen imported 6501 stones from countries along the "Belt and Road" route, with a value of 407 million U.S. dollars, up 23.5% and 24.5% respectively over the same period of last year, accounting for 58.6% of the total imports of Xiamen stone in the first half of this year. %, 64.9% of value.
From the species perspective, from the "Belt and Road" countries along the most imported marble, batch of 4509, the value of 277 million US dollars, an increase of 27.1%, 32.5%, accounting for 62.4% of Xiamen Port imported marble, the value of 72.9% . 1809 batch of imported granite, the value of 120 million US dollars, an increase of 13.3%, 11.1%.
According to the council staff, Xiamen imported the top two ranks of the amount of stone is Turkey and India, are "along the Belt and Road" along the country. Among them, Turkey is Xiamen, the largest importer of stone, Xiamen imported 3277 batches in the first half, the value of 218 million US dollars, Xiamen accounted for 29.5% of the total import of stone, 34.8% of the value. Marble is the main type of stone imported from Turkey. In the first half of this year, a total of 3,269 batches of imports were valued at 217 million U.S. dollars, accounting for 45.3% of the total marble imports from Xiamen and 57.1% of the total value. Stone imports ranked second in India, Xiamen import 1676 first half, the value of 112 million US dollars. Granite is the main variety of imported stone materials in India. In the first half of this year, it imported 1625 batches worth 110 million U.S. dollars, accounting for 44.9% of the total batch of imported granite in Xiamen and 47.0% of its value. Italy is the third largest country in terms of the volume of stone imports in Xiamen, with 779 batches of imported stone materials valued at 49 million U.S. dollars.