24 Jan 2017
Shuozhou (Shanxi) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||10,700|
|GDP (RMB billion)||90.1|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||51,256|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||27.0|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||154.2|
|Exports (USD million)||30.6|
|Imports (USD million)||28.1|
Source: Shanxi Statistical Yearbook 2016
Shuozhou is seated in the northern part of the Shanxi Province. The city is easily accessible by highways and railways that connect it with other major cities in Shanxi Province and Hebei Province.
The industry sector accounted for 42% of the GDP in 2015. Supported by abundant coal reserves, coal mining has become one of the major industries in the city. The three other major industries are food manufacturing, non-metal product processing and electricity. Besides, equipment manufacturing and pharmaceuticals are the two emerging industries.