The Top 10 Business Cities in China

China’s economy achieved 6.9 percent annual growth in 2017, with its Gross Domestic Product totaling 82.7 trillion yuan.

Shanghai became the first Chinese city to have a GDP of over 3 trillion yuan in 2017, according to data released by the local government.

Here are the 10 cities with the best performance in terms of GDP in 2017.

No 10.  Hangzhou of Zhejiang province, with a GDP of 1.13 trillion yuan

Hangzhou is the capital city of Zhejiang province. Hangzhou is the important politics, economy, science and education, transport, media, communication and finance center. And it is the center city of Hangzhou metropolitan economic circle.

No 9.  Wuhan of Hubei province, with a GDP of 1.34 trillion yuan

Wuhan is a major city in central China, and a major industrial, science and education base of the country, as well as an integrated transport hub. Wuhan is one of the most competitive forces for domestic trade in China, rivaling the first tier cities of Shanghai, Beijing, and Guangzhou in its volume of retail. It is also among the top list of China’s metropolises.

No 8.  Chengdu of Sichuan province, with a GDP of 1.39 trillion yuan

Chengdu has designated by China’s State Council as the country’s western center of logistics, finance, commerce, science and technology, as well as a hub of transportation and communication. It is also an important base for manufacturing and agriculture.

No 7.  Suzhou of Jiangsu province, with a GDP of 1.73 trillion yuan

Suzhou is famous for its silk and China traditional garden. Besides, since it is located nearby Shanghai with convenient transportation. Suzhou’s economy is primarily based on its large manufacturing sector-China’s second largest-including iron and steel, IT and electronic equipment, and textile products. The city’s service sector is notably well-developed, primarily owing to tourism, which made a great contribution to revenue.

No 6.  Tianjin, with a GDP of 1.86 trillion yuan

Tianjin is one of the most economically developed cities in China. In 1860, Tianjin was forced to open and became a trade port. Tianjin became one of the earliest opened port city in China. So far, Tianjin is the second largest industrial and commercial city in China, and the largest trade port in the north.

No 5.  Chongqing, with a GDP of 1.95 trillion yuan

Chongqing is located in the southwest of China, Chongqing is one of old industrial bases in China. It is a modern port city on the upper reaches of the Yangtze River at the confluence of the Yangtze culture. 

No 4.  Guangzhou of Guangdong province, with a GDP of 2.15 trillion yuan

Guangzhou is the capital city of Guangdong province, a central city of China, famous port city in the world, and it is also an important finance, commerce, trade, transportation, exhibition, and shipping center.

No 3.  Shenzhen of Guangdong province, with a GDP of 2.2 trillion yuan

Shenzhen is the first special economic zone after reform and opening-up in China, it is the symbol of China’s Reform and Opening-up and a essential city for foreign trade. And Shenzhen is the important marine and air hub and foreign trade port in the world, important finical and economic center of China. Now, it has becoming a influence international city.

No 2.  Beijing, with a GDP of 2.8 trillion yuan

Beijing is the capital city of China, and center city of China. It is politic, cultural, scientific and educational center; it is famous ancient city and modern city in the world. Beijing is the location of central people’s government.

No 1.  Shanghai with GDP of 3.01 trillion yuan

Shanghai is economy, transport, science and technique, finance, trade, exhibition and shipping center in China. GDP of Shanghai is in the top of China. And it is a well-known international port. And now Shanghai is preparing to develop international finance, trade and shipping center of the world in 2020.

Source: China Daily

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