It is reported that in January this year, due to the impact of the Spring Festival holiday, imports and exports fell by 7%; in February, "turned from negative to positive", an increase of 8% in the month; in March, the year-on-year growth rate increased to 15.5%, showing a monthly improvement trend. In the first quarter of 2023, the overall growth rate will be 4.8%, which is 2.6 percentage points higher than that in the fourth quarter of last year, and the start is stable and positive.
It is worth noting that from January to March 2023, the export value of lamps, lighting devices and their parts was 67.65 billion yuan, an increase of 6.4% over the same period last year (63.59 billion yuan). Among them, in March this year, the export value of lamps, lighting devices and their parts was 25.75 billion yuan, an increase of 48.2% compared with last year (17.37 billion yuan); from January to February this year, the export value of lamps, lighting devices and their parts was 41.91 billion yuan Yuan, down 9.8% year-on-year (46.45 billion yuan).
It can be seen that in March this year, under the influence of factors such as the steady improvement of my country's foreign trade market, the full liberalization of epidemic prevention and control, and the resumption of work and production of enterprises after the festival, the export value of lamps, lighting devices and their parts increased year-on-year by "by Negative to positive", and explosive growth, indicating that my country's lighting foreign trade market is gradually coming out of the haze, stabilizing and recovering.
Since 2023, the production and operation of the LED lighting industry has recovered rapidly, and overseas trade has returned to the right track. Lighting companies are actively going overseas to compete for orders, laying a solid foundation for achieving performance, stability and quality improvement throughout the year. Most lighting companies believe that opportunities and challenges will coexist in the lighting foreign trade market in 2023, and the market trend will be stable and positive.
It is also worth mentioning that under the situation of a "stable start" in the first quarter of domestic and foreign trade exports, international exhibitions such as the 133rd Canton Fair and the 2023 Hong Kong International Spring Lighting Fair, which kicked off in April, will better promote the domestic market. The integration of foreign trade promotes the international and domestic dual circulation.