6 March 2017
Zhoukou (Henan) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||11,959|
|GDP (RMB billion)||208.97|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||23,728|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||97.5|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||490.5|
|Exports (USD million)||N.A.|
|Imports (USD million)||N.A.|
Source: Henan Statistical Yearbook 2016
Zhoukou is situated in eastern part of the Henan Province. Numerous highways and railways, such as the Beijing-Guangzhou Railway, the Xuchang-Dancheng Railway and the Luohe-Fuyang Railway connect the city with most major cities in China.
Zhoukou has a significant industry sector that accounted for 41% of the GDP in 2015. Major industries include food processing, textiles and pharmaceuticals. Henan Longyuan Paper Industrial and Henan Lianhua Monosodium Glutamate are examples of large industrial enterprises that have production lines in Zhoukou.
Agricultural sector is also important to the city’s economy, accounting for 22% of the GDP in 2015. Crops, melons and jujubes are the major agricultural products.