28 Nov 2016
Jieyang (Guangdong) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||5,420|
|GDP (RMB billion)||189|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||31,255|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||87.2|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||39.3|
|Exports (USD million)||6,704|
|Imports (USD million)||340|
Source: Guangdong Statistical Yearbook 2016
Jieyang is situated in the southeastern part of the Guangdong Province. It is accessible by a number of highways, including the Yantai-Shantou Highway, the Fuzhou-Kunming Highway, and the Shenzhen-Shantou Highway. Chaoshan Airport, which is close to Jieyang’s downtown, offers flight services to major cities in China.
Industry is the largest contributor to Jieyang’s economy, accounting for 56% of its GDP in 2015. Plastic products, textiles, garments and metallurgy are major industries in the city. Large companies invested in the city include Guangdong Greatoo Molds and Guangdong Rieys Group.