12 Jan 2017
Yueyang (Hunan) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||15,019|
|GDP (RMB billion)||288.6|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||51,429|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||102.1|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||363.1|
|Exports (USD million)||862.4|
|Imports (USD million)||271.3|
Source: Hunan Statistical Yearbook 2016
Yueyang is located in the northeastern part of the Hunan Province. The city can be easily reached by railways and highways, including the Beijing-Guangzhou Railway, the Beijing-Zhuhai Highway and State Highway 107. The Dongting Lake Bridge connects Yueyang with cities in Hunan and Hubei Province.
The industry sector accounted for 45% of the GDP in 2015. Petrochemicals, food and beverages, recycling and disposal, construction materials, textiles, paper making and machinery are the main industries in Yueyang. Leading industrial enterprises,including Yueyang Xingchang Petrochemical, Yueyang Paper and Tianyi Pump.
Major Industrial Park / Development Zone
Yueyang Economic and Technological Development Zone (state-level)
Target industries: Bio-pharmaceuticals, high-technological services, advanced manufacturing
Major investors: Hunan Sangle Digitization Solar Energy Co. Ltd., Yueyang Yuanda Heat-energy Equipment Co. Ltd., Hunan Kemeida Electric Co. Ltd.