12 Feb 2016
Puer (Yunnan) City Information
Major Economic Indicators (2014)
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 29% of the GDP in 2014, and Puer Tea Exhibition Garden is a famous tourist attraction in the city.
The industry sector accounted for 21% of the GDP in 2014. Tea, forest products processing, electricity and mining are the major industries of the city.
Services accounted for 36% of the GDP in 2014. While tourism is the most important pillar of the service sector, border trade with the Greater Mekong Sub-region is also growing.