20 Jan 2017
Siping (Jilin) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||14,080|
|GDP (RMB billion)||123.3|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||37,714|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||55.1|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||83.9|
|Exports (USD million)||N.A.|
|Imports (USD million)||N.A.|
Source: Jilin Statistical Yearbook 2016
Siping is located in the southwestern part of the Jilin Province.
Transportation in Siping is convenient. The Shanghai-Harbin Railway, the Beijing-Harbin Railway, the Beijing-Harbin Highway and the Changchun-Shenyang Expressway run through the city.
Siping has a significant agricultural sector making up 26% of the GDP in 2015. Soil in Siping is fertile while plain covers approximately 79% of the city's lands. Four commodity grain bases in Jilin Province, namely Gongzhuling City, Lishu County, Yitong Man Autonomous County, and Shuangliao City, are under the administration of Siping.
The industry sector accounted for 41% of the GDP in 2015. Major industries include agricultural products processing, electricity and thermal power, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals. Major products are rice, cement, iron and steel.
Major Industrial Park / Development Zone
Siping Hongzui Economic Development Zone 四平紅嘴經濟技術開發區 (state-level)
Target industries: New building materials, food processing, advanced equipment manufacturing, bio-pharmaceuticals