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Suzhou (Anhui) City Information

Major Economic Indicators (2015)
Land Area (km2)9,787
Population (million)5.54
GDP (RMB billion)123.6
GDP Per Capita (RMB)22,415
GDP Composition
     Primary Industry21.7%
     Secondary Industry37.9%
     Tertiary Industry40.4%
Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)42.4
Utilised FDI (USD million)676.2
Exports (USD million)663.0
Imports (USD million)96.4

Source: Anhui Statistical Yearbook 2016

General Introduction

Suzhou lies in the northern part of the Anhui Province. It is accessible by the Beijing-Shanghai Express Railway.

Suzhou is an agricultural base in the province. Major products include wheat, corn, vegetable and fruit. Agriculture accounted for 22% of the GDP in 2015.

While Suzhou’s rich agricultural produce helps the development of agricultural product processing and food manufacturing. The city’s abundant reserves in coal, oil, coal bed gas and marble also provide stable energy and resource supply to the development of its coal mining and dressing, wood processing, chemicals and energy supply industries. Industry accounted for 32% of the GDP in 2015.

Major Industrial Parks / Development Zones

1. New & Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone of Suzhou

Target industries: Information technology, new materials and energy, bio-technological

Website: www.szgxq.gov.cn

2. Suzhou City Economic and Technological Development Zone

Target industries: Footwear and clothing, biopharmaceutical, new materials and energy, advanced equipment manufacturing

Major investors: Belle, Anhui Kelihua Chemistry

Website: www.ahszkfq.gov.cn


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