23 Nov 2016
Yangzhou (Jiangsu) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||6,591|
|GDP (RMB billion)||401.7|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||89,647|
|Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||123.7|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||848|
|Exports (USD million)||7,711|
|Imports (USD million)||2,627|
Source: Jiangsu Statistical Yearbook 2016
Yangzhou lies in the center of the Jiangsu Province. It ranked as the 41st most competitive city in China in 2016 according to the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
The city can be reached by highways and railways. The Beijing-Shanghai Expressway and the Nanjing-Nantong Expressway shorten the time from the city to Beijing, Shanghai and Nanjing. The Yangzhou Railway offers train service to major cities in China.
With the development of four major industries including machinery, automobile, petrochemicals and shipping, the industry sector has been the most significant part to Yangzhou’s economy. The whole industry sector accounted for 44% of its GDP in 2015.
Yangzhou is an important petrochemicals base in Jiangsu, attracting lots of petrochemical enterprises, such as PetroChina, Sinopec Yizheng Chemical Fiber Co. Ltd, Toray Industries, Dairen Chemicals, to operate businesses there.
Major Industrial Park / Development Zone
Yangzhou Export Processing Zone (state-level)
Target industries: Electronic information, solar energy, environmental protection machinery, high-end light industry