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​Jiaxing's GDP exceeds 308.57b in H1

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated : Jul 26, 2022

Jiaxing's GDP in the first half of this year exceeded 308.57 billion yuan ($45.6 billion), up 1.5 percent year-on-year, according to the Jiaxing statistics bureau.

In the first six months, the added value of the primary, secondary and tertiary industries in the city amounted to 5.63 billion yuan, 168.33 billion yuan and 134.6 billion yuan, respectively, an increase of 1.4 percent, 1.8 percent and 1 percent.

In this period, the city's agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry and fishing industries achieved a total output value of 9.85 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 1.5 percent and 1.3 percentage points higher than that of the first quarter.

Meanwhile, the city's added value of industrial enterprises above designated size was 132.47 billion yuan, a year-on-year uptick of 2.7 percent.

The growth rates of key industries, including computer communication, automobile manufacturing, chemical fiber, building materials, electrical machinery and chemicals, were all higher than the average of the city, rising by 20.1 percent, 18.8 percent, 7.7 percent, 7.1 percent, 4.8 percent and 3.6 percent, respectively.

The city's total retail sales of consumer goods stood at 107.78 billion yuan, down 1.1 percent year-on-year.

The city's imports and exports totaled 205.7 billion yuan in the first half of the year, a year-on-year increase of 17.4 percent, and 0.1 percentage points higher than the provincial average.

The city's exports amounted to 149.82 billion yuan, up 16.3 percent year-on-year, while imports expanded 20.4 percent to 55.88 billion yuan, 10.6 percentage points higher than the provincial average.

The per capita disposable income of urban residents in the city was 36,474 yuan, an increase of 3 percent year-on-year during the period.

The urban-rural income gap was also further narrowed. The per capita disposable income of rural residents was 26,076 yuan, up 5.2 percent, with the growth rate being 2.2 percentage points higher than that of urban residents.