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Heyuan (Guangdong) City Information

Major Economic Indicators (2015)
Land Area (km2) 15,821
Population (million) 3.07
GDP (RMB billion) 81.01
GDP Per Capita (RMB) 26,401
GDP Composition
Primary Industry 11.6%
Secondary Industry 45.7%
   Industry 41.3%
Tertiary Industry 42.7%
Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion) 48.3
Utilised FDI (USD million) 144.3
Exports (USD million) 2,833
Imports (USD million) 1,198

Source: Guangdong Statistical Yearbook 2016

General Introduction

Heyuan lies in the middle and upper reaches of the East River in the northeastern part of the Guangdong Province. It is accessible by the Beijing-Kowloon Railway and highways including State Highway 205, the Heyuan-Huizhou Highway and the Yuegan Highway.

Heyuan's economy is relatively small in the Guangdong Province, ranking 19th among the 21 prefecture level cities in Guangdong Province.

Heyuan has the two largest hydro-power stations in Guangdong and is rich in mineral resources. The industry sector, accounted for 41% of the GDP in 2015, comprises food and beverages, mining and metallurgy, equipment manufacturing, electronic appliances, textiles and garments, construction ceramics and pharmaceuticals.

Heyuan has developed a cluster of phone production. Large companies including CK Telecom, Kelixin Electronic Telecom and China Base Mobile have set up production lines in the city.

Major Industrial Park / Development Zone

Heyuan National High-tech Zone (state-level)

Target industries: Mobile, clothing, mold, food and beverage

Website: www.hyhdz.gov.cn



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