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Xinyang (Henan) City Information

Major Economic Indicators (2015)
Land Area (km2)18,819
Population (million)6.4
GDP (RMB billion)188
GDP Per Capita (RMB)29,351
GDP Composition
     Primary Industry24.1%
     Secondary Industry39.9%
     Tertiary Industry35.9%
Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)88.0
Utilised FDI (USD million)495.2
Exports (USD million)N.A.
Imports (USD million)N.A.

Source: Henan Statistical Yearbook 2016

General Introduction

Xinyang is situated in the southern part of the Henan Province. The Beijing-Guangzhou Railway, the Beijing-Kowloon Railway and the Xining-Xi'an Railway run through the city. Also Beijing-Hong Kong-Macau Highway, the Shanghai-Shaanxi Highway and the Datong-Guangzhou Highway are examples of highways traversing the city. Xinyang Minggang Airport, 45 km from Xinyang's downtown area, is expected to start operation in 2017.

Xinyang’s industry sector is led by food manufacturing and metallurgy industries. Other major industries include construction material, pharmaceuticals, raw chemicals and chemical products, electricity and textiles.

The listed Henan Lingrui Pharmaceuticals is one of the leading pharmaceuticals makers in Xinyang, specialising in Chinese medicine.


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