8 Feb 2017
Karamay (Kelamayi) (Xinjiang) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||8,654|
|GDP (RMB billion)||62.9|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||131,014|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||5.9|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||N.A.|
|Exports (USD million)||59.2|
|Imports (USD million)||36.1|
Source: Xinjiang Statistical Yearbook 2016
Karamay is located in the northwestern part of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, at the southern foot of the Jayer Mountain.
Karamay is rich in mineral resources. It is one of the earliest and largest oilfields in China.
Transportation in Karamay is convenient. State Highway 217 (Altay to Kuche) runs through the city. Karamay Airport operates daily flights to Urumqi.
Karamay is the third largest industrial centre in Xinjiang, specialising in the petroleum and petrochemicals industries.