2019 Baotou Government Work Report

Updated: Apr 25, 2019 govt.chinadaily.com.cn Print

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The opening ceremony for the second session of the 15th Baotou People’s Congress takes place on Jan 21, 2019. [Photo/nm.people.com.cn]

The second session of the 15th Baotou People's Congress was held in the city, which serves as the industrial center of Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on Jan 21, 2019. Zhao Jiangtao, Baotou mayor, delivered a government work report at the congress highlighting some of the government's most important achievements over the past year, and setting out plans and objectives for the future. 

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Zhao Jiangtao, Baotou mayor, speaks at the congress on Jan 21, 2019. [Photo/ nm.people.com.cn]

The following are a selection of major statistics from the government work report:

2018 achievements

Annual GDP growth rate: 6.8 percent

Total retail sales growth of consumer goods: 6.5 percent

General public budget revenue growth: 6.2 percent

Per capita annual incomes of urban and rural residents: 47,407 yuan ($7,046.5) and 17,435yuan, a year-on-year increase of 7.2 percent and 9.7 percent

Added value growth of industrial enterprises above designated size: 11 percent, among which 20 percent was contributed by strategic emerging industry 

Profit growth of industrial enterprises above designated size: 29.3 percent

Domestic investment capital attracted (outside the autonomous region): 22.5 billion yuan – the highest in the region

Total volume of foreign trade: 16.78 billion yuan, an increase of 24.5 percent year on year

High-tech enterprises' output value: up by 30 percent

Annual tourism revenues: 57.6 billion yuan, up by 14.7 percent year on year

Annual grain output: 1.1 million tons

Proportion of days with air quality reaching standard criteria: 80.7 percent, increasing by 3.4 percentage points compared with last year

Newly-added market entities: 32,761

Newly-added urban employment population: 43,100

Urban registered unemployment rate: controlled within 3.86 percent

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