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Yangquan (Shanxi) City Information

Major Economic Indicators (2015)
Land Area (km2)4,452
Population (million)1.4
GDP (RMB billion)59.6
GDP Per Capita (RMB)42,688
GDP Composition
     Primary Industry1.7%
     Secondary Industry49.8%
     Tertiary Industry48.5%
Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)28.8
Utilised FDI (USD million)305
Exports (USD million)151.8
Imports (USD million)53.1

Source: Shanxi Statistical Yearbook 2016

General Introduction

Yangquan is located in the eastern part of the Shanxi Province. It is easily accessible by highways and railways, extending to Beijing, Guangzhou and Shenzhen.

The industry sector accounted for 43% of the GDP in 2015. Coal mining and dressing, electricity production and supply, metallurgy, and coking are the major industries in the city. Yangquan Aluminum Industrial, Yuanxin Group and Yangquan Coal Industry are examples of the leading industrial enterprises in the city.


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