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Linyi (Shandong) City Information

Major Economic Indicators (2015)
Land Area (km2)17,184
Population (million)10.3
GDP (RMB billion)376.3
GDP Per Capita (RMB)36,656
GDP Composition
     Primary Industry9.2%
     Secondary Industry44.8%
     Tertiary Industry46.0%
Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)223.5
Utilised FDI (USD million)142.3
Exports (USD million)6,057
Imports (USD million)2,686

Source: Shandong Statistical Yearbook 2016

General Introduction

Linyi sits in the southern part of the Shandong Province. It has established a convenient transportation network with the Linyi Airport offers regular flights to major cities in mainland China. Besides, numerous highways and railways, such as the Beijing-Shanghai Highway and the Yanzhou-Shijiu Railway all run through the city. Linyi is designated as a regional hub in MOFCOM’s development plan (2015-2020) of distributive trade and logistics.

Linyi is rich in mineral resources including iron, titanium, copper, gold, silver and aluminum.

Agriculture contributed 9% to the GDP in 2015. Due to the temperate continental climate and the fertile land, Linyi is an agricultural base for wheat, peanuts, corn, cotton and soybeans.

Benefiting from the abundant mineral resources, major industry in Linyi is mineral processing. Other industries include pharmaceuticals, steel and construction materials. Leading enterprises in Linyi are Lunan Pharmaceuticals Group, Huasheng Jiangquan Group, Linyi Mining Group, Chalco Huayu Aluminum & Power and Shandong New Yizhou Cement.

Since Linyi is a famous ancient city in Chinese history, its splendid history and culture help develop the tourism industry. Attractions in Linyi are the Museum of Bamboo Strips of Han Dynasty Tomb, Shandong Underground Grand Canyon, Wolong Mountain Buddhist Patriarch Cave, Mengshan National Forest Park, and Yishui Snowy Mountain Tourist Resort.

Major Industrial Park / Development Zone

Linyi Economic and Technological Development Area (state-level) (臨沂經濟技術開發區)

Target industries: Medicine, engineering, food processing, automobiles

Website: www.leda.gov.cn


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