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Ezhou (Hubei) City Information

Major Economic Indicators (2015)
Land Area (km2)1,596
Population (million)1.06
GDP (RMB billion)73.0
GDP Per Capita (RMB)68,924
GDP Composition
     Primary Industry11.6%
     Secondary Industry57.9%
     Tertiary Industry30.5%
Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)26.2
Utilised FDI (USD million)245
Exports (USD million)230
Imports (USD million)315

Source: Hubei Statistical Yearbook 2016

 

General Introduction

Ezhou is seated in the eastern part of the Hubei Province, at the middle reaches of the Yangtze River.

The Wuchang-Jiujiang Railway runs across the city, connecting it with most cities in Hubei and Jiangxi. Ezhou also has convenient waterway transportation. Situated in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, it is 1,100 km from Chongqing and Shanghai by waterway.

The industry sector is the main economic contributor in Ezhou, comprising half of its GDP. Total industrial production amounted to RMB 129 billion in 2015. Pillar industries include textiles and garment, electronics, chemicals, equipment manufacturing and cement. Major foreign investors include Lafarge from France, McDonald’s from the U.S. and Foxconn from Taiwan.

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