28 March 2017
Aba Prefecture (Sichuan) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||83,016|
|GDP (RMB billion)||26.5|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||28,647|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||7.6|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||N.A.|
|Exports (USD million)||26.6|
|Imports (USD million)||9.5|
Source: Sichuan Statistical Yearbook 2016
Aba Prefecture is located in the northwestern part of the Sichuan Province. Transportation in Aba Prefecture mainly relies on national roads. Jiuzhai Huanglong Airport operates flights to major cities such as Chengdu, Xi'an and Chongqing.
The prefecture has a significant industry sector. Gross value of industrial output amounted to RMB23 billion in 2015. Enjoying abundant natural resources, Aba focuses on agricultural products processing, metallurgy, precious stone mining, top grade magnetism materials and graphite.
Tourism is an important pillar of the service sector that accounted for 36% of the GDP in 2015. Its famous attractions include Jiuzhaigou Valley and Huanglong, both UNESCO world heritage sites, and Wolong National Nature Reserve.