14 Feb 2017
Shizuishan (Ningxia) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||5,309.5|
|GDP (RMB billion)||48.3|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||61,845|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||9.61|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||N.A.|
|Exports (USD million)||270.9|
|Imports (USD million)|
Source: Ningxia Statistical Yearbook 2016
Shizuishan is located in the northern part of the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. Shizuishan is designated as a regional hub in MOFCOM’s development plan (2015-2020) of distributive trade and logistics. Numerous highways and expressways run across the city.
Industry is the largest economic contributor in the city which accounted for 54% of the GDP in 2015. Major industries are energy chemicals, new materials and equipment manufacturing. Major products include coal and carbide.
Tourism is an important service sector in Shizuishan. Shizuishan attracts tourists from all over the world with beautiful scenery that combines water towns of South China and desert landscapes. Tourist attractions include the Shahu Lake which is a state level AAAAA scenic spot and Beiwudang National Park.
Major Industrial Parks/ Development Zones
1. Shizuishan High-tech Industrial Park (石嘴山高新技術產業開發區) (state-level)
Target industries: New materials, information technology, automobiles and auto parts, software development
2. Shizuishan Economic Development Zone (石嘴山經濟技術開發區) (state-level)
Target industries: New energy, new materials, electronics and information technology