7 March 2017
Anshun (Guizhou) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||9,237|
|GDP (RMB billion)||62.5|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||27,065|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||15.6|
Source: Guizhou Statistical Yearbook 2016
Anshun is located in the southwestern part of the Guizhou Province. The Guiyang-Kunming Railway and State Highway 320 run through the city. Huangguoshu Airport, 6 km from the city's downtown area, operates scheduled flights to surrounding cities such as Guiyang and Kunming.
Anshun has a significant service sector that accounted for 49% of the GDP in 2015. Tourism is the major industry in the service sector. Famous tourist spots include Huangguoshu Waterfall and Dragon Palace Scenery Area that have AAAAA ratings in China.
The industry sector accounted for 26% of the GDP in 2015. Coal mining and electricity are pillar industries in the city. Other major industries include chemicals, pharmaceuticals, agricultural products processing and non-metallic mineral products.