29 Nov 2016
Zhaoqing (Guangdong) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||15,056|
|GDP (RMB billion)||197.0|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||48,670|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||64.8|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||1,394|
|Exports (USD million)||4,766|
|Imports (USD million)||3,442|
Source: Guangdong Statistical Yearbook 2016
Zhaoqing lies in the central western part of the Guangdong Province. It can be directly reached by buses and trains from major cities in Guangdong Province. Zhaoqing can also be reached by boat from Hong Kong, Macau and Xiamen through the Zhaoqing Port.
Zhaoqing has abundant mineral resources such as iron, gold, copper and tin, as well as freshwater, herbal and forest resources.
The industry sector serves as a significantly economic driver in Zhaoqing, accounting for 47% of its GDP in 2015.
Zhaoqing has nine major industries which include electronic information, machinery, chemicals, mew materials, building materials, metal processing, wood and paper products, pharmaceuticals and auto and auto parts.
Major industrial enterprises in the city include Guangdong Zhaoqing Blue Ribbon Group, Star Lake Bioscience, Guangdong Hongtu Technology Holdings, Four Gardener and Zhaoqing Perfumery.
Major Industrial Park / Development Zone
Zhaoqing High-tech Industrial Development Zone (state-level)
Target industries: Metal new materials, electronic information, biopharmaceuticals, advanced equipment manufacturing