17 Oct 2016
Ji’an (Jiangxi) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||25,300|
|GDP (RMB billion)||132.9|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||27,168|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||39.9|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||883|
|Exports (USD million)||4,196|
|Imports (USD million)||656|
Source: Jiangxi Statistical Yearbook 2016
Ji'an lies in the mid-western part of the Jiangxi Province. It can be reached by the Beijing-Kowloon Railway, State Highway 105 and State Highway 319. Jinggangshan Airport, only 30 km from Ji'an's downtown, operates regular flights to major cities in China including Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen.
The industry sector accounted for 42% of the GDP in 2015. Major industries include non-ferrous metallurgy, machinery, steel and steel related products, pharmaceuticals, electronic and information technology, and food processing.
The city has attracted investment by many large companies such as Hengan, Wahaha and Tsinghua Tongfang.