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Haixi (Qinghai) City Information

Major Economic Indicators (2015)
Land Area (km2)325,800
Population (million)0.4
GDP (RMB billion)43.99
GDP Per Capita (RMB)86,713
GDP Composition
     Primary Industry6.1%
     Secondary Industry67.5%
     Tertiary Industry26.4%
Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)8.15
Utilised FDI (USD million)N.A.
Exports (USD million)N.A.
Imports (USD million)N.A.

Source: Qinghai Statistical Yearbook 2016


General Introduction

Haixi Mongolian and Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture is located in the western part of the Qinghai Province.

Haixi is accessible by air and highways. The Qinghai-Tibet Highway, the Qinghai-Xinjiang Highway, and the Dunhuang-Golmud Highway intersect in Haixi. Golmud Airport operates flights to major cities such as Xining and Xi'an.

Haixi is rich in mineral resources. Reserves of crude salt, potassium, magnesium, lithium, strontium, asbestos and mirabilite rank first in China, while reserves of bromine and boron rank second in the country.

Industry serves as the most important economic sector in Haixi which accounted for 57% of the GDP in 2015. Major industries include oil and natural gas production, electricity, non-ferrous metals, chemicals and coal. Major products are crude coals, natural gas and crude salt.




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