GDP of 15 sub-provincial cities in the first half of the year: Shenzhen ranks first in total, and Xiamen has the fastest growth rate

  Sub-provincial cities are second only to municipalities in administrative level, and they are an important part of my country's central city system.

In the first half of this year, how did the 15 sub-provincial cities perform their economic growth?

  A reporter from China Business News analyzed the GDP and growth rate of 15 sub-provincial cities in the first half of 2021 and found that 10 sub-provincial cities exceeded 500 billion yuan in economic aggregates in the first half of the year. Among them, Guangzhou and Shenzhen exceeded 10,000 yuan. Shenzhen ranks first in total, and Xiamen’s growth rate leads the sub-provincial cities.

The gap between Guangzhou and Shenzhen has narrowed

  Currently, there are 15 sub-provincial cities across the country, including 10 provincial capital cities: Guangzhou, Wuhan, Nanjing, Chengdu, Xi’an, Hangzhou, Jinan, Harbin, Shenyang, and Changchun, and 5 projects including Shenzhen, Xiamen, Ningbo, Qingdao and Dalian. Separate city.

  Among the 15 sub-provincial cities, Shenzhen and Guangzhou, as first-tier cities, both exceeded 1.3 trillion yuan in GDP in the first half of the year.

Among them, Shenzhen ranked first with 1432.447 billion yuan.

  Data released by the Shenzhen Municipal Bureau of Statistics show that in the first half of the year, the city's industrial added value above designated size increased by 8.3% year-on-year, and the two-year average growth rate was 3.2%.

Among the city's 37 major industrial sectors, 33 industries have increased in value-added year-on-year, and 28 industries have experienced a positive growth in the two-year average growth rate.

Among them, the added value of general equipment manufacturing, electrical machinery and equipment manufacturing, instrumentation manufacturing, and special equipment manufacturing increased by 27.7%, 25.1%, 23.0%, and 11.9% respectively year-on-year, and the two-year average growth rate was 9.6% and 8.1% respectively. , 6.4% and 8.7%.

  The GDP of Guangzhou in the first half of the year was 1,310.189 billion yuan, narrowing the gap with Shenzhen to 122.3 billion yuan.

  Peng Peng, executive chairman of the Guangdong Provincial Institutional Reform Research Association, analyzed by China Business News that in May and June, Guangzhou's new crown pneumonia epidemic mainly occurred in the Fangcun area of ​​Liwan District, and its impact on traditional catering, cultural, sports and entertainment services that require face-to-face comparison Big.

In contrast, manufacturing and modern service industries have been minimally affected by the epidemic.

In addition, in recent years, Guangzhou's new business models and new economic performance have been quite outstanding. On the whole, Guangzhou's economy has been relatively less affected by this round of the epidemic.

  After Shenzhen and Guangzhou, Chengdu from the southwest continues to rank third in sub-provincial cities.

Data show that Chengdu achieved a GDP of 960.272 billion yuan in the first half of the year, an increase of 13.1% year-on-year, and an average growth of 6.7% in the two years.

Among them, in the first half of the year, the value added of the industrial enterprises above designated size in Chengdu increased by 14.0% year-on-year, and the two-year average growth rate was 8.0%. The two-year average growth rate was 0.6 percentage points higher than that in the first quarter.

  Hangzhou and Wuhan each exceeded 800 billion yuan in GDP in the first half of the year, ranking fourth and fifth among sub-provincial cities.

Among them, Hangzhou's GDP in the first half of the year reached 864.6 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 12.7%; the average growth rate in the two years was 7.0%, and the two-year average growth rate was 0.8 percentage points higher than that in the first quarter.

In the first half of the year, the added value of Hangzhou's digital economy core industries was 230.6 billion yuan, accounting for 26.7% of GDP, a year-on-year increase of 16.7%; the two-year average growth rate was 13.6%, which was 6.6 percentage points higher than the GDP growth rate.

  Nanjing ranks sixth in the sub-provincial city with 762.277 billion yuan.

Ningbo and Qingdao, the two cities separately listed in the plan, both exceeded 650 billion yuan, and the gap between them was only 10.1 billion yuan.

  The two central cities in the Yellow River Basin, Jinan and Xi'an, both exceeded the trillion yuan mark for the first time in GDP last year. In the first half of this year, the GDP of the two cities also exceeded 500 billion yuan, and the gap between the two cities was only 9.9 billion yuan. .

Xiamen takes the lead in growth

  In terms of economic growth, considering that the first quarter of 2020 and even the first half of 2020 will be more affected by the epidemic, the two-year average growth rate is more measurable.

Currently, 14 out of 15 cities have announced a two-year average growth rate.

  Among them, Xiamen, a sub-provincial city with the smallest land area and total urban population, has led the sub-provincial cities in its two-year average growth rate.

Statistics show that in the first half of the year, Xiamen’s regional GDP reached 339.985 billion yuan, an increase of 15.0%, and an average increase of 7.6% in the two years.

The total GDP surpassed Shenyang, ranking 13th in the sub-provincial city.

  In the first half of the year, Xiamen’s “troika” has strongly promoted development, and the city’s fixed asset investment growth rate has ranked first in the province for four consecutive months.

Among them, 111 key projects under construction in the province actually completed 45.25 billion yuan of investment, 70.9% of the annual investment plan; consumption potential was continuously released, and the total retail sales of consumer goods was 141.54 billion yuan, an increase of 28.1%, and the total amount was ranked No. 1. The total volume of foreign trade continued to expand, with a total foreign trade import and export volume of 408.15 billion yuan, an increase of 32.2%.

  Associate Professor Ding Changfa of the Department of Economics of Xiamen University analyzed China Business News that in recent years, Xiamen has made great efforts to make up for the shortcomings of infrastructure including subways, bridges and tunnels, and airports.

At the same time, Xiamen still has a lot of room for development. In recent years, the investment promotion has been very strong. A series of emerging industry projects have settled in Xiamen, and the overall development of high-tech industries has a good momentum.

  For example, in the field of new energy, in July this year, CATL registered and established "Xiamen Times New Energy Technology Co., Ltd." in Xiamen Torch High-tech Zone (Xiang'an), which is mainly engaged in battery manufacturing, battery sales, and electronic special materials manufacturing.

On August 5, Xiamen Tungsten Xinneng A shares were listed.

In May of this year, AVIC Lithium Battery expanded its 50GWh international leading intelligent chemical plant in Xiamen.

  Among the four sub-provincial cities in Northeast China, the economic data of Changchun in the first half of the year was quite eye-catching, with an average growth rate of 6.2% in two years.

Speeded up by 1.7 percentage points from the first quarter.

From the perspective of industrial structure, the contribution of the secondary industry is very prominent.

In the first half of the year, Changchun's secondary industry achieved an added value of 143.50 billion yuan, an increase of 14.0% year-on-year, and an average growth rate of 9.3% over the two years.

  Yi Baozhong, a professor at the Northeast Asia Research Institute of Jilin University, analyzed China Business News that Changchun’s superior industrial automobile has outstanding advantages in the country.

Gongzhuling City is a supporting base for the automobile industry. After Gongzhuling City was merged into Changchun last year, it is also conducive to the development of Changchun's automobile industry and the overall economy.

  Data show that in the first half of the year, the output value of the automobile industry in Jilin Province increased by 16.4% year-on-year, and the output of complete vehicles increased by 8.1% year-on-year. Among them, the output of Hongqi and Jiefang brand vehicles increased by 112.5% ​​and 22.6% respectively.

  Secondly, the rail passenger car industry in Changchun is also a competitive industry.

Yi Baozhong said that in recent years, the construction of subways and other rail transit has brought development opportunities to Changchun.

At the same time, Changchun's biopharmaceuticals also have certain advantages in the country, and they are also ushering in development opportunities under the epidemic.

Generally speaking, Changchun's industries are more competitive in the Northeast region.

(Author: Lin Xiaozhao)

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