4 Nov 2016
Huangshi (Hubei) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||4,586|
|GDP (RMB billion)||122.8|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||50,053|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||58.24|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||125|
|Exports (USD million)||1,685|
|Imports (USD million)||1,348|
Source: Hubei Statistical Yearbook 2016
Huangshi is situated in the southeastern part of the Hubei Province, at the middle reaches of the Yangtze River. Huangshi is part of the Wuhan City Cluster which was approved by the National Development & Reform Commission as an experimental zone for energy saving and environmentally friendly projects in 2007.
Railways and highways connect the city with Chengdu, Chongqing, Shanghai, Wuhan and other major domestic cities.
Huangshi has a significant industry sector. Pillar industries include textiles and garment, metallurgy, agricultural products processing and machinery manufacturing. Major products are cement, garments and non-metal products.
Huangshi is home to Daye Special Steel, Huaxin Cement, Mailyard and Donper. Daye Special Steel is listed in Shenzhen stock exchange while Huaxin Cement is a Shanghai Stock Exchange listed leading construction materials manufacturer in Hubei.
Major Industrial Park/ Development Zone
Huangshi Economic and Technological Development Zone (state-level)
Target industries: Bio-pharmaceuticals, new materials, textiles and garments