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Shuozhou (Shanxi) City Information

Major Economic Indicators (2015)
Land Area (km2)10,700
Population (million)1.76
GDP (RMB billion)90.1
GDP Per Capita (RMB)51,256
GDP Composition
     Primary Industry6.2%
     Secondary Industry45.1%
     Industry42.3%
     Tertiary Industry48.7%
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


General Introduction

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.

 

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