19 Jan 2017
Zibo (Shandong) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||5,965|
|GDP (RMB billion)||413.02|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||89,235|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||195.0|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||588|
|Exports (USD million)||5,787|
|Imports (USD million)||1,842|
Source: Shandong Statistical Yearbook 2016
Zibo is seated in the central part of the Shandong Province and served by a comprehensive transportation network. Apart from numerous highways and railways, the Qingdao Port is only 300km from Zibo.
Zibo ranked the 34th most competitive city in China according to the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in 2016.
Zibo has a significantly large industry sector that accounted for 47% of the GDP in 2015. Major products are cement, electricity and crude oil.
Leading enterprises in Zibo include Chalco Shandong Company, Sinopec Qilu Company, Jincheng Petrochemicals and Zibo Coal. Zibo has also attracted US-based PPG, Japan-based Ebara, and the Italian IMA Group to make investments in Zibo.