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From January to October this year, the added value of industries above designated size increased by 0.3 percent year-on-year. In October, the number increased by 0.8 percentage point, indicating a fast growth in two consecutive months. Among the 41 major industries, 23 industries achieved year-on-year growth in added value during the 10-month period.
During the same period, the retail sales of units above designated size reached 142.92 billion yuan ($20.21 billion), down 2.4 percent. While in October, the number increased by 0.1 percent, 2.5 percentage point higher than that in September.
From January to October, the general public budget revenue was 88.43 billion yuan, down 4.7 percent year-on-year, and increased by 4.2 percent after deducting tax rebates. The expenditure of the general public budget was 97.55 billion yuan, an increase of 2.2 percent year-on-year.
At the end of October the balance of deposits in domestic and foreign currencies reached 2.49 trillion yuan among financial institutions, an increase of 8.8 percent year-on-year and the balance of domestic and foreign currency loans hit 2.58 trillion yuan, an increase of 11.1 percent year-on-year.
During the period, the foreign trade volume reached 178.61 billion yuan, an increase of 18.1 percent. Among them, the total export value stood at 114.13 billion yuan, an increase of 27.1 percent year-on-year and the total import value amounted to 64.48 billion yuan, up 4.9 percent year-on-year.