Recently, Ford reached an agreement with Zhongtai, jointly set up a Sino-American joint venture independent brand pure electric passenger car manufacturing enterprise in Zhejiang with a total investment of 5 billion yuan. This has become the latest achievement of economic and trade cooperation between Zhejiang and the United states. At present, the United States has become Zhejiang's largest commodity trade partner, second major service trade partners, fourth major foreign capital sources and second major foreign investment destinations.
The economic and trade cooperation between Zhejiang and the United States has long ago come into being both at the corporate and governmental levels. In early 2006, Zhejiang province delegation visits to the United States, the success of "2006 U.S. - China Zhejiang week" activities, and signed 63 investment projects at the opening ceremony, a total investment of $2 billion 490 million.
At present, exports to the United States account for about 1/5 of Zhejiang's total exports, concentrating on Textile clothing, furniture, auto parts, bags and other commodities. In the first 10 months of this year, Zhejiang exported 301 billion 206 million yuan to the United States, an increase of 14.09%.
In the use of foreign investment, in recent years, Ford, Boeing and other well-known American enterprises settled in Zhejiang large projects continue to increase. Insiders said that the U.S. investment in Zhejiang mainly concentrated in the automotive parts and components manufacturing industry, general equipment manufacturing, energy, medicine and other industries. According to statistics, in the 174 of the world's top 500 enterprises in Zhejiang investment, the United States has 41 enterprises, accounting for 23.3%; at the end of September this year, the United States in Zhejiang Province invested in 6076 companies, the actual use of foreign investment $6 billion 890 million.
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