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Xianning (Hubei) City Information

Major Economic Indicators (2015)
Land Area (km2)10,049
Population (million)2.51
GDP (RMB billion)130.01
GDP Per Capita (RMB)41,234
GDP Composition
     Primary Industry17.3%
     Secondary Industry48.6%
     Tertiary Industry34.1%
Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)40.1
Utilised FDI (USD million)65
Exports (USD million)422
Imports (USD million)62

Source: Hubei Statistical Yearbook 2016


General Introduction

Xianning is located in the southeastern part of the Hubei Province. It is part of the Wuhan City Cluster which gained approval to be a pilot zone for the construction of a resource conserving and environment friendly society in 2007.

Xianning enjoys an ideal geographic location. State Highways 106,107 and 316 run through the city, linking it with other cities in China.

Electricity production and supply, textiles, food and beverages, paper making, machinery, and construction materials are the pillar industries in Xianning. Total industrial output amounted to Rmb173 billion in 2015.

There are eight province-level development zones in the city, such as Xianning Economic and Technological Development Zone, Chibi Development Zone, Jiayu Development Zone and Tongcheng Development Zone.

Xianning attracted investments from many large multinational companies, such as US-based Amway and Thailand-based Red Bull.

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