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Puer (Yunnan) City Information

Major Economic Indicators (2015)
Land Area (km2)44,221
Population (million)2.61
GDP (RMB billion)51.4
GDP Per Capita (RMB)19,773
GDP Composition
     Primary Industry27.8%
     Secondary Industry34.8%
     Industry19.8%
     Tertiary Industry37.4%
Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)14.6
Utilised FDI (USD million)53
Exports (USD million)334
Imports (USD million)484

Source: Yunnan Statistical Yearbook 2016


General Introduction

Puer is located in the southwestern part of the Yunnan Province. The city can be reached by highways, waterways and airports. Puer Simao Airport operates scheduled flights to Kunming, Beijing and Xishuangbanna.

Puer is the major planting area of the well-known Puer Tea. The whole agricultural sector accounted for 28% of the GDP in 2015, and Puer Tea Exhibition Garden is a famous tourist attraction in the city.

The industry sector accounted for 20% of the GDP in 2015. Tea, forest products processing, electricity and mining are the major industries of the city. 

Services accounted for 37% of the GDP in 2015. While tourism is the most important pillar of the service sector, border trade with the Greater Mekong Sub-region is also growing.

 

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