18 Nov 2016
Lishui (Zhejiang) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||17,324|
|GDP (RMB billion)||110.3|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||41,475|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||51.9|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||218.9|
|Exports (USD million)||3,144|
|Imports (USD million)||220|
Source: Zhejiang Statistical Yearbook 2016
Lishui, whose name means "beautiful water" in Chinese, lies in the southwestern part of the Zhejiang Province.
The Jinhua-Wenzhou Railway, the Jinhua-Wenzhou Highway, the Longli Highway and the Lihua Highway run across the city.
Lishui is rich in natural and mineral resources. The phrophyllite reserve in Lishui accounts for one third of China's total while the Suicang gold mine is the largest gold mine in Zhejiang.
Industry accounted for 39% of the city’s GDP in 2015. Pillar industries include metal mining and dressing, chemicals and petrochemicals, machinery, tools and office equipment manufacturing, electricity production and supply. Major products are electricity and leather boots.
Leading firms in the city include Nice Group, Zhejiang Qingshan Steel and Iron, and King Dragon Group.
Major Industrial Park / Development Zone
Lishui, Zhejiang Economic Development Zone (state-level) (麗水經濟技術開發區)
Target industries: Auto and auto parts, bio-pharmaceuticals