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Anyang (Henan) City Information

Major Economic Indicators (2015)
Land Area (km2)7,413
Population (million)5.12
GDP (RMB billion)187.2
GDP Per Capita (RMB)36,695
GDP Composition
     Primary Industry10.9%
     Secondary Industry49.5%
     Tertiary Industry39.6%
Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)67.6
Utilised FDI (USD million)494.5
Exports (USD million)N.A.
Imports (USD million)N.A.

Source: Henan Statistical Yearbook 2016

General Introduction

Anyang, located in the northern part of the Henan Province, is a historic city reputed as the "origin place of oracle-bone inscriptions".

Anyang is connected to numerous domestic cities by highways and railways. Handan Airport, close to Anyang downtown, offers regular domestic flights to major mainland cities such as Shanghai and Guangzhou.

Anyang is an important agricultural production base in Henan. Quality of the wheat produced in Anyang is highly recognized. Other competitive products include cotton and oil plants.

Industrial production accounted for 43% of the GDP in 2015. Metallurgy is the major industry in Anyang. Other pillar industries include transportation equipment manufacturing, coking, coal mining and dressing, non-metal product manufacturing, equipment manufacturing, agricultural products processing, tobacco and raw chemicals and chemical products.

Tourism is one of the important service industries in Anyang. Yu Opera, also known as "Henan Bangzi" or "Henan High Tune", is popular in Anyang.

Major Industrial Parks / Development Zones

1. Anyang High-tech Industrial Development Zone (state-level)

Target industries: Photovoltaics, advanced equipment, electronic information, biotechnology

Website: www.aygxq.gov.cn

2. Hongqi Economic Development Zone (state-level)

Target industries: Machinery, automobile, biotechnology

Website: www.hncom.gov.cn/cs_cyc_gzdt/show/76719.aspx


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