31 March 2017
Meishan (Sichuan) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||7,140|
|GDP (RMB billion)||103.0|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||34,379|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||38.9|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||N.A.|
|Exports (USD million)||174.1|
|Imports (USD million)||31.0|
Source: Sichuan Statistical Yearbook 2016
Meishan is located in the mid-eastern part of the Sichuan Province. Transportation in Meishan is convenient. There are at least four expressways running through the city. The Chengdu-Kunming Railway and the Minjiang River also link the city with other major cities in China. Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport can be reached within 40 minutes from Meishan.
Industry is the largest sector in Meishan’s economy. Major industries include food processing, chemicals, aluminum, construction materials, wood processing and machinery. Gross industrial output amounted to RMB137 billion in 2015.