6 Feb 2017
Guigang (Guangxi) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||10,602|
|GDP (RMB billion)||86.5|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||20,240|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||38.9|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||25.3|
|Exports (USD million)||132.8|
|Imports (USD million)||189.8|
Source: Guangxi Statistical Yearbook 2016
Guigang is located in the southeastern part of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, it is one of the most important water transport hubs in Guangxi. It has ports serving both passengers and cargo ships to other mainland cities, as well as Hong Kong and Macau. Besides, Guigang is linked to Guangzhou and Nanning by expressway and highways.
Guigang is rich in natural resources. It is an important production base for grain, sugar, fruit, livestock and aquatic products.
Building materials is Guigang’s pillar industry with major products including cement. Guigang is the largest cement production base in Guangxi as well as an important building material base in southern China. Other major industries are chemicals, forest products processing and paper. The overall industry sector accounted for 33% of the GDP in 2015.