28 Nov 2016
Yangjiang (Guangdong) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||7,813|
|GDP (RMB billion)||125|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||49,894|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||58.4|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||85.0|
|Exports (USD million)||2,404|
|Imports (USD million)||451|
Source: Guangdong Statistical Yearbook 2016
Yangjiang is a coastal city in the southwestern part of Guangdong Province. The convenient highway and railway network connects Yangjiang with other major cities in Guangdong. The Yangjiang Heshan Airport provides regular flight service to domestic cities.
Yangjiang Port, a national Grade 1 port, serves as a significant regional port in the Guangdong Province.
Rapid economic development in recent years is mainly driven by the industry sector, which accounted for 41% of the GDP in 2015. Energy, food and agricultural processing, and metalwork are major industries in the city. Leading enterprises in the city include Yangjiang Shibazi Group, Guangdong Strong Group, Yangjiang Hongda Steel & Iron and Yangjiang Nanfang Brothers Industrial.
Service sector accounted for 39% of the city’s GDP in 2015. Services has good development potential as Yangjiang has rich tourism resources, which include beach resorts in the Hailing Island, the Guangdong Maritime Silkroad Museum and Mawei Mountain.
Major Industrial Park / Development Zone
Yangjiang Hi-tech industrial Development Zone (province-level)
Target industries: Stainless steel, equipment manufacturing, paper, new materials, new energy, logistics