12 April 2017
Nanchong (Sichuan) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||12,477|
|GDP (RMB billion)||151.6|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||23,881|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||69.9|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||N.A.|
|Exports (USD million)||98.7|
|Imports (USD million)||11.8|
Source: Sichuan Statistical Yearbook 2016
Nanchong is located in the northeastern part of the Sichuan Province. National highways and expressways intersect in the city, making it accessible from Chengdu, Guang’an and Chongqing. The Nanchong Gaoping Airport operates flights to major cities such as Beijing, Chengdu, Guangzhou and Shenzhen. Nanchong is designated as a regional hub in MOFCOM’s development plan (2015-2020) of distributive trade and logistics.
Major industries in Nanchong include petrochemicals, machinery and related spare parts, textiles, agricultural products processing, construction materials and energy. Gross industrial output amounted to RMB218 billion in 2015.