12 Jan 2017
Yongzhou (Hunan) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||22,441|
|GDP (RMB billion)||141.8|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||26,222|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||52.8|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||831.6|
|Exports (USD million)||769.4|
|Imports (USD million)||126.6|
Source: Hunan Statistical Yearbook 2016
Yongzhou is seated in the southern part of Hunan Province bordering with the Guangdong Province. It is accessible by the Xiangtan-Guilin Railway, State Highway 322 and State Highway 207. Yongzhou Lingling Airport operates daily flights to Changsha and Haikou.
Yongzhou has the third largest agricultural sector in Hunan after Hengyang and Changde. It has the largest production of pine resin in the province. Other major agricultural and forestry products include tea-oil seeds, chestnuts, tobacco, beans and tubers.
The industry sector accounted for 31% of the GDP in 2015. Major industries include autos and auto parts, metallurgy, paper making, chemicals and pharmaceuticals. Changfeng Motor is one of large autos and auto parts enterprises in the city.
Foreign enterprises are willing to invest in Yongzhou. Mitsubishi is a large multinational company having set up businesses in the city.