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Shaoyang (Hunan) City Information

Major Economic Indicators (2015)
Land Area (km2)20,829
Population (million)7.26
GDP (RMB billion)138.7
GDP Per Capita (RMB)19,156
GDP Composition
     Primary Industry21.6%
     Secondary Industry36.6%
     Industry30.8%
     Tertiary Industry41.8%
Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)74.5
Utilised FDI (USD million)192
Exports (USD million)1,040
Imports (USD million)105

Source: Hunan Statistical Yearbook 2016

General Introduction

Shaoyang is situated in the southwestern part of the Hunan province. It is accessible by the State Highway 320 and the State Highway 207. Shaoyang Railway Station offers regular trains that connect the city with other major cities in China.

Shaoyang is a major agricultural production hub in Hunan. Crop is the major agricultural product of Shanyang. The whole agricultural and fishery sector accounted for 22% of the GDP in 2015.

The city has a rather large industry sector that accounted for 31% of the GDP in 2015. Major industries include transport equipment manufacturing, agricultural product and food processing, coal mining and dressing, textiles and garments, paper making and construction materials industries.

 

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