18 Oct 2016
Yichun (Jiangxi) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||18,669|
|GDP (RMB billion)||162.1|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||29,457|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||53.3|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||654|
|Exports (USD million)||2,399|
|Imports (USD million)||194|
Source: Jiangxi Statistical Yearbook 2016
Yichun is seated in the northwestern part of the Jiangxi Province. It is accessible by the State Highway 320, State Highway 105, the Shanghai-Ruijin Highway and the Ganyue Highway.
Yichun is rich in mineral resources, particularly columbite-tantalite, lithium and limestone. The largest tantalum, niobium and lithium deposit in China are located in Yichun Columbite-tantalite Mine.
The industry sector accounted for 46% of the GDP in 2015. Energy, machinery, food and beverages, construction materials, pharmaceuticals, textile and chemicals are the major industries of Yichun. Jiangxi Special Electric Motor and Jiangxi Saint Liquor are examples of leading industrial enterprises in the city.
Major Industrial Park / Development Zone
Yichun Economic and Technological Development Zone (state-level)
Target industries: Medical equipment, auto parts, electronic information, machinery manufacturing
Major investors: Skyworth, Xinfa Aluminium, Yichun Pneumatic Tool, Jiangxi Special Electric Motor