20 Jan 2017
Liaoyuan (Jilin) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||5,140|
|GDP (RMB billion)||72.7|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||59,855|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||20.7|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||83.4|
|Exports (USD million)||N.A.|
|Imports (USD million)||N.A.|
Source: Jilin Statistical Yearbook 2016
Liaoyuan is located in the southern part of the Jilin Province. The Siping-Meihekou Railway and the Changchun-Yingchengzi Expressway run through the city. Changchun Longjia Airport is within one and a half-hour's drive from Liaoyuan.
Liaoyuan is rich in timber and mineral resources, such as coal, limestone, marble, silica and wollastonite.
The industry sector accounted for 54% of the GDP in 2015. The six pillar industries include non-ferrous metal smelting and rolling, non-metallic mineral products manufacturing, textiles, agricultural products processing, pharmaceuticals, and coal mining. Liaoyuan is a major production centre of cotton-sock in China.
Major large enterprises include Liaoyang Pharmaceutical Co.Ltd and Liaoyuan Deheng Company. While Liaoyang Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd focuses on manufacturing of APls and intermediates for anticoagulants, antidepressants and cardiovascular drugs, Liaoyuan Deheng Company is mainly engaged in textile raw materials.