23 Jan 2017
Changzhi (Shanxi) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||13,864|
|GDP (RMB billion)||119.5|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||35,029|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||52.4|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||451.2|
|Exports (USD million)||32.5|
|Imports (USD million)||124.8|
Source: Shanxi Statistical Yearbook 2016
Changzhi is located in the southeast part of the Shanxi Province.
There are numerous highways and railways traversing the city, making it easily accessible. Changzhi Wangcun Airport provides daily flights to Beijing, Shanghai and Xi'an.
The industry sector accounted for 47% of the GDP in 2015. Due to its rich mineral reserves including iron ore, sulfur-iron ore, marble, aluminum and refractory clays, the city has established a cluster of coal mining and dressing, metallurgy, coking, electricity production and supply, raw chemicals and chemical industries. Shenzhen-listed Zhangze Power and Changgang Group are examples of major industrial enterprises in the city.
Major Industrial Park / Development Zone
Changzhi Hi-tech Industrial Development Area (state-level)
Target industries: Advanced manufacturing, new materials, pharmaceuticals
Major investors: Shanxi Kangbao Biological Product, Siemens, Philips