3 Feb 2017
Bayannur (Inner Mongolia) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||64,400|
|GDP (RMB billion)||88.7|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||52,987|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||23.45|
|Exports (USD million)||424|
|Imports (USD million)||2,147|
Source: Inner Mongolia Statistical Yearbook 2016
Bayannur is located in the western part of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. Ganqimaodao in the city is a national category-1 port for development of border trade with Mongolia.
Bayannur is accessible by highways and railways. The Baotou-Lanzhou Railway, The Dandong-Lhasa Expressway and State Highway 110 run through the city.
Bayannur has abundant mineral resources including pyrite, making Bayannur one the three largest pyrite bases in China. Other mineral resources are sulfur, copper, lead, coal, silver, rare earth metals, and graphite.
Industry is the largest economic sector accounting for 43% of the GDP in 2015. Major industries in the city include agricultural products processing, mining, chemicals and electricity.
Major Industrial Park/Development Zone
Bayannur Economic and Technological Development Zone (state-level)
Target industries: Agricultural products processing, electricity, bio-pharmaceuticals, new building materials
Major investors: United Laboratories (Hong Kong), North United Power, Sichuan Tianhe Chemical, Western Copper, Shandong Lu Hua, Hangzhou Jingxin Pharmaceutical, Hangzhou Wahaha, Little Sheep, Beizhong Tongxinfu