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Jilin (Jilin) City Information

Major Economic Indicators (2015)
Land Area (km2)27,711
Population (million)4.26
GDP (RMB billion)239.4
GDP Per Capita (RMB)56,076
GDP Composition
     Primary Industry10.5%
     Secondary Industry45.4%
     Tertiary Industry44.0%
Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)131.3
Utilised FDI (USD million)256
Exports (USD million)N.A.
Imports (USD million)N.A.

Source: Jilin Statistical Yearbook 2016

General Introduction

Jilin City shares the same name with the Jilin Province. It is located at the centre of the province. Jilin is designated as a regional hub in MOFCOM’s development plan (2015-2020) of distributive trade and logistics. The Changchun-Jilin Highway connects Jilin with Changchun.

Jilin has plenty of hydraulic power and water resources. Jilin also has the nation's second-largest mine of molybdenum.

The industry sector accounted for 40% of the GDP in 2015. Major industries include petrochemicals, automobiles, metallurgy and food processing, of which petrochemicals is the largest industry in the city and automobiles is the second-largest industry. The city’s output of ABS, glycol and acrylic fiber all rank first in China.

Leading enterprises include Jilin Petrochemical Corp under China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) and Jilin Auto Corp under First Automobile Works.

Major Industrial Parks / Development Zones

1. Jilin High-tech Industrial Development Zone (state-level)

Target industries: Automobiles, auto parts, bio-pharmaceuticals, electronics and information technology, new materials, fine chemicals

Major investors: FAW, Toyota, Sino-Microelectronics, Hangsheng Hongyu Electronics

Website: www.jlhitech.gov.cn

2. Jilin Economic and Technological Development Area (state-level)

Target industries: Medicine, new materials, biotechnology

Website: www.jleda.gov.cn


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