7 Feb 2017
Bortala (Xinjiang) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||24,934|
|GDP (RMB billion)||28.7|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||59,641|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||3.9|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||N.A.|
|Exports (USD million)||1,886.8|
|Imports (USD million)||288.2|
Source: Xinjiang Statistical Yearbook 2016
Bortala Mongolian Autonomous Prefecture is located in the northwestern part of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Bortala is designated as a regional hub in MOFCOM’s development plan (2015-2020) of distributive trade and logistics. State Highway 312 (from Shanghai to Yining) runs through the prefecture. Alashankou Land Port, located in Bortala, is a national category-1 port on the new Eurasia Land Bridge, making the prefecture an important trading base between China and Central Asian countries.
Industry accounted for 18% of the GDP in 2015, major industries include leather manufacturing, building materials and agricultural products processing.