The Foreign Trade volume of north China’s Hebei Province rose 13.7 percent year on year to 330.97 billion yuan (about 47.1 billion U.S. dollars) in the first 10 months of the year, according to local authorities Tuesday.

The province’s exports totalled 195.32 billion yuan during the period, up 8.3 percent, while the imports rose 22.5 percent to 135.65 billion yuan, said the customs in the capital city of Shijiazhuang.

Its trade with Australia, Brazil and India saw double-digit growth from January to October, up 64.4 percent, 25.4 percent and 14.5 percent respectively.

The province’s trade with countries along the Belt & Road reported growth of 21.3 percent during the same period to 106.71 billion yuan.