Shanghai takes the first spot among 36 Chinese financial centers, followed by Beijing and Shenzhen, according to the 14th China financial center index released on Dec 28.
The total added value of the financial industry in 36 Chinese financial centers reached 5.69 trillion yuan ($816.5 billion) in 2021, accounting for 62.4 percent of the figure in the country.
By the end of 2021, the total assets of financial institutions in the 36 financial centers accounted for over three-quarters of the figure in the country.
The 36 financial centers have 3,089 A-share listed companies in 2021, accounting for 66 percent of the figure in China.
Moreover, the average GDP growth in the 36 financial centers was 7.6 percent in 2021, increasing 4.5 percentage points from a year earlier.
Now, let's look at the top 10 Chinese financial centers.