13 May 2016
Aba Prefecture (Sichuan) City Information
Major Economic Indicators (2014)
Aba Prefecture is located in the northwestern part of the Sichuan Province. Transportation in Aba Prefecture mainly relies on national roads. Jiuzhai Huanglong Airport operates flights to major cities such as Chengdu, Xi'an and Chongqing.
The prefecture has a significant industry sector. Gross value of industrial output amounted to RMB22 billion in 2014. Enjoying abundant natural resources, Aba focuses on agricultural products processing, metallurgy, precious stone mining, top grade magnetism materials and graphite.
Tourism is an important pillar of the service sector that accounted for 34% of the GDP in 2014. Its famous attractions include Jiuzhaigou Valley and Huanglong, both UNESCO world heritage sites, and Wolong National Nature Reserve.