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Zhaoqing (Guangdong) City Information

Major Economic Indicators (2015)
Land Area (km2) 15,056
Population (million) 4.06
GDP (RMB billion) 197.0
GDP Per Capita (RMB) 48,670
GDP Composition
Primary Industry 14.6%
Secondary Industry 50.3%
   Industry 47.2%
Tertiary Industry 35.1%
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

General Introduction

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

Website: www.zqgx.gov.cn



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