21 Feb 2017
Xingtai (Hebei) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||12,486|
|GDP (RMB billion)||176.5|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||24,256|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||87.5|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||145.4|
|Exports (USD million)||1,326|
|Imports (USD million)||448|
Source: Hebei Economic Yearbook 2016
Xingtai is located in the southern part of the Hebei Province on the North China Plain. The city is accessible by a number of highways and railways. The Handan Airport, offering scheduled flights to other domestic cities, can be reached within 30 minutes from Xingtai.
The industry sector accounted for 40% of the GDP in 2015. Major industries include steel and steel products manufacturing, silicon and silicon products producing, coking coal, textiles, and electricity production and supply.
Hebei Jinniu Energy Resources, Xingtai Iron & Steel, and Xingtai Longhai Steel Group are examples of the leading companies in Xingtai.