1 Dec 2016
Ankang (Shaanxi) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||23,391|
|GDP (RMB billion)||75.5|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||28,536|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||21.9|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||n.a.|
|Exports (RMB million)||295|
|Imports (RMB million)|| Less than 0.01|
Source: Shaanxi Statistical Yearbook 2016
Ankang is located in the southeastern part of the Shaanxi Province.
Ankang enjoys convenient transportation. National highways and railways run through the city, linking it with major domestic cities such as Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai, Chengdu and Chongqing. Ankang Airport operates scheduled flights to Xi'an and Wuhan.
Ankang has rich water and mineral resources, particularly gold. It has the second largest proven reserves of gold in Shaanxi.
Total industrial output amounted to RMB95 billion in 2015. Non-ferrous metals mining, tobacco production, pharmaceuticals, textiles and electricity are the major industries in the city.