China News Service, Guangzhou, March 26th (Xu Qingqing Li Jun) According to the Guangzhou Municipal Bureau of Statistics released on the 26th, Guangzhou's economic operation data from January to February this year, the industrial production situation in Guangzhou from January to February was stable and improving, and investment in fixed assets The growth remained stable, the consumer market returned to stability, new drivers continued to grow, and the city's overall economic performance continued to be "stable".

  From January to February, the added value of industries above designated size in Guangzhou increased by 8.1% year-on-year, which is higher than the average growth rate in the two years from 2020 to 2021 (Note: From January to February 2021, various industries will resume rapid growth on the basis of the low base in 2020. It is an abnormal year data, so no comparison of the growth rate of the same period is carried out; now refer to the comparison method of the National Bureau of Statistics, compare the year-on-year growth rate of January-February 2022 with the average growth rate of the two years in 2020-2021 to objectively reflect The growth trend of the indicator in recent months.) accelerated by 3.0 percentage points.

  Among them, the advanced equipment manufacturing industry and the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry maintained a good growth trend, and the added value increased by 13.4% and 13.3% respectively.

The production of key industries was stable, and the new kinetic energy showed vitality.

The production of the automobile manufacturing industry continued to improve, and the output value increased by 18.7% year-on-year; the rapid output of new energy vehicles and multi-purpose passenger vehicles (MPV) achieved a year-on-year increase of 1.3 times and 58.0% respectively.

The electronic product manufacturing industry grew steadily, achieving a year-on-year increase of 9.1% in output value; the potential of information technology products was released, and the output of smart TVs, cables for communications and electronic networks, liquid crystal displays, and industrial robots increased by 2.0 times, 1.5 times, 75.7%, and 51.3% year-on-year respectively. %.

  In terms of the consumer market, data show that from January to February, Guangzhou achieved a total retail sales of 185.798 billion yuan of consumer goods, a year-on-year increase of 5.0%, 2.1 percentage points higher than the average growth rate for the two years from 2020 to 2021.

In terms of categories, the retail sales of automotive products increased by 5.1% year-on-year, and the sales of new energy vehicles continued to grow, achieving a year-on-year increase of 1.0 times in retail sales.

Consumption upgrades such as gold and silver jewelry, and health care products such as Chinese and Western medicines maintained rapid growth, up 36.6% and 12.2% year-on-year respectively. Quality and healthy life have become the mainstream of mass consumption.

  From the perspective of consumption patterns, online shopping is still a new force in driving consumption. The city's online retail sales of physical goods in the wholesale and retail industry in the city's limited wholesale and retail industry increased by 12.6% year-on-year, contributing more than 40% to the growth of consumption.

Online catering continued to be popular. During the Spring Festival, online orders for branded catering and delivery of semi-finished products rose significantly, driving the city's limited accommodation catering enterprises to achieve a 59.4% year-on-year increase in meal revenue from public networks from January to February.

  Statistical analysis shows that, in general, Guangzhou's economy maintained a stable recovery trend from January to February, the implementation of "six stability" and "six guarantees" continued to show results, and positive factors in economic growth continued to accumulate.

However, it should also be noted that the current stable economic growth still faces many risks and challenges, and the foundation for economic stability is still not solid.

In the face of the complex and severe situation, we must continue to adhere to the general principle of seeking progress while maintaining stability, do a good job in epidemic prevention and control, improve the effectiveness of policies for stabilizing growth, strengthen the drive for innovation, effectively promote consumption, optimize the investment structure, and further consolidate the economic stability and progress. endogenous power.