30 March 2017
Guang'an (Sichuan) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||6,341|
|GDP (RMB billion)||100.6|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||31,046|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||41.4|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||N.A.|
|Exports (USD million)||1,093.9|
|Imports (USD million)||4.2|
Source: Sichuan Statistical Yearbook 2016
Guang'an is located in the eastern part of the Sichuan Province. It is easily accessible by national highways and the Hubei-Chongqing Railway. In addition, ships from Guang’an can sail directly to Chongqing via Qujiang River.
The industry sector dominates the economy of Guang’an. Coal mining, electricity, building materials, machinery manufacturing and food processing are the major industries. Gross industrial output amounted to RMB147 billion in 2015.
Guang’an has a large export sector. Major exports are silks, textiles and garments.
Major Industrial Park / Development Zone
Guang’an Economic and Technological Development Zone (state-level)
Target industries: Energy, chemicals, non-ferrous metals, construction materials
Major investors: CNPC, China National Building Materials Group, Guang’an Cota