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Regional innovation hub and business center

Updated: May 13, 2019 govt.chinadaily.com.cn Print

Population: 4,696,800 (2018)

Area: 8,034 square kilometers

Location: Guiyang, capital of Southwest China's Guizhou province, is situated on the east of the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau.

Economy  

The city of Guiyang maintains its steady and fast economic growth with the support of a new model of industrial system featuring big data, modern agriculture, automotive manufacturing, service and high-tech industries. The government seeks to boost the local economy through innovation. 

In 2018, Guiyang's GDP reached 379.845 billion yuan ($56.07 billion), up 9.9 percent year on year. The added value of the agriculture industry was 15.31 billion yuan, up 6.6 percent year on year, secondary industries were valued at 141.367 billion yuan, up 7.9 percent, and tertiary industries were valued at 223.168 billion yuan, up 11.3 percent.  

The added value of Guiyang's service industry (tertiary industry) reached 223.168 billion yuan, up 11.3 percent year on year, making up 58.8 percent of the total economy. The tourism industry continued to grow steadily. Tourists made 188,462.5 million trips to Guiyang, up 26.7 percent year on year. A total of 245.656 billion yuan was made in tourism income, up 31.2 percent.

Guiyang introduced 1,203 newly signed projects with domestic capital, up 12 percent year on year. The projects received a total of 260.236 billion yuan in investment, up 6.8 percent. Paid-in investment was valued at 221.867 billion yuan, up 35.4 percent, foreign investment in actual use was valued at 1.589 billion yuan, up 18.1 percent, and the total value of foreign trade reached 3.494 billion, up 15.2 percent. 

Administrative divisions 

Guiyang governs one county-level city - Qingzhen, three counties - Kaiyang, Xifeng and Xiuwen, and six districts - Wudang, Nanming, Yunyan, Baiyun, Guanshanhu and Huaxi.

Sister cities 

International   Sister Cities

Date   Signed

Fort Worth, USA

Oct 17,2011

Palmerston North, New Zealand

Aug 17, 1992

Eniwa, Japan

Late 1980s

County Meath, Ireland

October, 2014

Hînceşti, Moldova

Dec 18, 2013

Burnaby, Canada

April, 2015

Františkovy Lázně, Czech Republic

June, 2016

Marianske Lazně, Czech Republic

June, 2016

Liverpool, UK

April 8, 2016

Cupertino, USA

May 28,2017

 

 

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