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Huaibei (Anhui) City Information

Major Economic Indicators (2015)
Land Area (km2)2,741
Population (million)2.18
GDP (RMB billion)76.0
GDP Per Capita (RMB)35,057
GDP Composition
     Primary Industry7.8%
     Secondary Industry58.1%
     Tertiary Industry34.1%
Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)28.3
Utilised FDI (USD million)599.8
Exports (USD million)545.9
Imports (USD million)31.0

Source: Anhui Statistical Yearbook 2016

General Introduction

Huaibei is located in the northern part of the Anhui Province. A number of railways including the Beijing-Shanghai Railway, the Lianyungang-Lanzhou Railway, and the Beijing-Kowloon Railway pass by the city. The city is also accessible by six state and provincial highways.

Lianyungang Port, China's 11th largest seaport by container throughput in 2015 and the starting point of the new Eurasia Landbridge, is 280 km away from Huaibei.

Huaibei has sufficient power resources. Apart from the Kengkou Power Plant, which is a major electricity supplier in Anhui, the city also has rich coal reserves. Huaibei ranks second in Anhui Province after Huainan in coal reserves.

Huanbei has a large industry sector that accounted for 53% of the GDP in 2015. Pillar industries in the city are coal mining and dressing, metallurgy, construction materials, electricity production and supply, chemicals, liquor producing and textiles.

Major companies invested in Huanbei include Huaibei Mining Group, Kouzi Brewery and Datang Huaibei Power Plant.

Major Industrial Park / Development Zone

Anhui Huaibei Economic Development Area

Target industries: Machinery, textiles, electronic information, new materials, modern service

Major investors: Shanghai Light Group, Soco Electric Cable, China Resources Sanjiu Medical & Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Website: www.hbed.gov.cn


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