Among them, the proportion of exports to Belt and Road countries accounted for nearly one-fourth.
The director of the purchasing department of Shanghai Automotive International Trade Co Ltd said that since 2020, SAIC’s new-energy vehicles represented by MG have performed well in overseas markets. In the first quarter of this year, SAIC MG exported a total of 32,000 vehicles through Shanghai Port and is expected to export 160,000 to 200,000 vehicles for the entire year.
Shanghai Waigaoqiao Port’s Haitong Wharf is the largest roll-on/roll-off automobile terminal in China, and automobile export routes cover Europe, Southeast Asia, South America, and the Middle East. The automobile exports exceeded 1 million vehicles in 2022 for the first time.
“In order to help domestic new-energy vehicles enhance their global presence, the Waigaoqiao Customs has added customs clearance facilitation measures and achieved 24-hour operation, ensuring zero delay customs clearance for exported vehicles,” said an officer of the inspection department of Waigaoqiao Port Customs.