17 Nov 2016
Huzhou (Zhejiang) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||5,820|
|GDP (RMB billion)||208.4|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||79,024|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||96.4|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||941.9|
|Exports (USD million)||8,855|
|Imports (USD million)||1,352|
Source: Zhejiang Statistical Yearbook 2016
Huzhou is located in the northern part of the Zhejiang Province. The city is linked by a number of railways and highways with major cities in China, such as Hangzhou, Nanjing and Shanghai.
Industry is the economic driver of the city. Major industries include textiles, non-metal products, electric equipment and machinery, ferrous metal smelting and rolling processing, electricity and heat supply, chemical raw materials and chemical products manufacturing industry.
Leading enterprises include Shenghua Group and Dongliang New Material, listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
Tourism is a pillar industry of the service sector. Major tourist attractions include Feiying Pagoda, Taihu Lake, Mogan Mountain, Tianmu Mountain, the Chinese Bamboo Sea and Longwang Mountain.
Major Industrial Parks / Development Zone
Huzhou Economic and Technological Development Zone (state-level) (湖州經濟技術開發區)
Target industries: Bio-pharmaceuticals, new energy, new materials, auto parts, information technology