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Huangshi (Hubei) City Information

Major Economic Indicators (2015)
Land Area (km2)4,586
Population (million)2.46
GDP (RMB billion)122.8
GDP Per Capita (RMB)50,053
GDP Composition
     Primary Industry8.8%
     Secondary Industry55.4%
     Tertiary Industry35.8%
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


General Introduction

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

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