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Zhongshan (Guangdong) City Information

Major Economic Indicators (2015)
Land Area (km2) 1,783.67
Population (million) 3.21
GDP (RMB billion) 310.0
GDP Per Capita (RMB) 94,030
GDP Composition
Primary Industry 2.2%
Secondary Industry 54.3%
   Industry 52.1%
Tertiary Industry 43.5%
Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion) 108.7
Utilised FDI (USD million) 456.8
Exports (USD million) 28,007
Imports (USD million) 7,594

Source: Guangdong Statistical Yearbook 2016


General Introduction

Zhongshan lies on the western side of the Pearl River Delta. The city is accessible by a number of highways and ferry services. Zhongshan port is a major port in the Guangdong Province, providing daily ferry service to Hong Kong.

Zhongshan ranked the 27th among the top 100 most competitive cities in China by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in 2016.

The industry sector accounted for 52% of the GDP in 2015. Pillar industries in the city include electronic information, textiles, electric machinery, chemicals and metal products manufacturing. Zhongshun Group, Vatti, Victoria Harbour Restaurant Group and China Chant are examples of leading private enterprises in the city.

Zhongshan’s services sector is also well developed. In particular the city is famous for its wholesale distribution of lighting products and furniture.


Major Industrial Park / Development Zone

Zhongshan Torch High-tech Industrial Development Zone (state-level)

Target industries: Automobiles and auto parts, bio-pharmaceuticals, packaging, information technology, chemicals

Major investors: Canon, Wistron, Sumitomo Electric, China Ship-building Industry Corp, Minyang

Website: www.zstorch.gov.cn

 

 

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