29 Nov 2016
Zhuhai (Guangdong) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||7,836|
|GDP (RMB billion)||202.5|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||124,706|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||91.5|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||2,177.9|
|Exports (USD million)||28,811|
|Imports (USD million)||18,826|
Source: Guangdong Statistical Yearbook 2016
Zhuhai lies at the western bank of the estuary of the Pearl River, adjoining Macau. It has a convenient aero-amphibious transportation system. It is easily accessible by a highway and railway network. Zhuhai Airport which has regular domestic and international flights, also acts as a supporting cargo transportation airport for Hong Kong.
The Zhuhai Port, consisting of Gaolan Port and Jiuzhou Port, offers frequent direct ferry service to Hong Kong.
Zhuhai Special Economic Zone was one of the five special economic zones in China that enjoys special economic policies. Hengqing, part of the Guangdong Free Trade Zone, is also assigned to implement further economic reforms as a pilot in the country.
The industry sector is the main economic driver of Zhuhai, accounting for 44% of its GDP in 2015. Electronics, information technology and precision machinery are mainstream industries. Other major industries include petrochemicals, energy and bio-pharmaceuticals.
Zhuhai is the home base of a large number of companies, such as Gree, Eastcom Peace and Yue Yu Feng Iron & Steel.
The service industry accounted for 48% of the GDP in 2015. Logistics and distribution industries are well developed in the city.
Major Industrial Parks / Development Zones
1. Zhuhai Free Trade Zone (state-level)
Target industries: Warehousing, logistics, export-processing
Major investors: MTU, EPCOS, Oplink, Coloplast, SCHMID, Tyco Electronics, ProLogis, Zhuhai Flight, Canon, Zhuhai Qiheng, Profilex, Nishio Foods, Mikuni, Mingde Logistics
2. Zhuhai High-tech Industrial Development Zone (state-level)
Target industries: Information technology, machinery, biology, pharmaceuticals
Major investors: Philips, M&Y PTY, Lizhu, Zhuhai Wanlida, Panasonic
3. Zhuhai Macau Cross-border Industrial Zone (state-level)
Target industries: Electronic machinery, pharmaceuticals, textiles, logistics, warehousing
4. Zhuhai Gaolangang Port Economic Zone (state-level)
Target industries: Petrochemical, logistics, clean energy