The total volume of import and export amounted to 305.35 billion US dollars in 2015.
An actual overseas investment of over 1.6 billion US dollars was realized in Suzhou, registering an increase of 116%. The contracted investment volume to the countries and regions along the “One Belt, One Road” reached 590 million US dollars, registering an increase of 48% over the previous year. The international trains along the “Suzhou-Manzhouli-Europe” line, “Suzhou-Manzhouli-Russia” line, and “Suzhou-Xinjiang-Central Asia” line, etc. are in sound operation. The Oriental Industrial Park in Ethiopia was confirmed as the national-level overseas economic and trade cooperation zone of processing and manufacturing. The first national-level overseas investment service demonstration platform was settled in Suzhou Industrial Park, providing “one-stop service” to “going-out” Chinese companies.
The number of the national development zones in Suzhou increased to 14. Suzhou Industrial Park was approved the first National Open Innovative Comprehensive Pilot Area.
Taicang Port became the first “Single Window” trial port of international trade in Jiangsu Province, clearing Customs and Inspection as well as realizing logistics integration together with Shanghai Port.