In the first quarter of 2017, the import trade of China's hardware industry grew at a low speed
From January 2017 to March, the National Hardware industry completed a total import of 581 million US dollars, an increase of 4.73%. The cumulative growth rate of imports increased by 8.19 percentage points from -3.46% during the same period last year. In March, the industry completed imports of 216 million US dollars, an increase of 0.06%.
From January to March, China imported hardware products mainly from Germany, Japan, South Korea, the United States, Taiwan, People's Republic of China, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, France and other regions. Among them, Germany completed a total imports of $112 million (19.29%), an increase of 22.59%; Japan imported a total of US $74 million (12.66%), an increase of -2.6%; South Korea completed a total imports of $63 million (10.92%), an increase of -8.97%. In the top ten countries or regions, Switzerland grew by an average of 43.15%, compared with Japan, South Korea and the United States. The imports of three countries showed negative growth, which were -2.6%, -8.97% and -5.53%, respectively