24 Jan 2017
Linfen (Shanxi) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||20,275|
|GDP (RMB billion)||116.1|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||26,239|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||57.2|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||156.6|
|Exports (USD million)||166.2|
|Imports (USD million)||135.4|
Source: Shanxi Statistical Yearbook 2016
Linfen is located in the southwestern part of the Shanxi Province. The Houma-Xi'an Railway, the Houma-Yueshan Railway and the Datong-Puzhou Railway run through the city, connecting it with other major cities in China.
Linfen has a significant industrial sector that accounted for 43% of the GDP in 2015. Benefiting from abundant coal and metal resources, coal mining and dressing, coking, metallurgy, and chemicals industries have been well-developed in the city. Taigang Group Linfen Iron & Steel is one of the largest iron and steel-related products makers in Linfen.