Three cities, including Suzhou, Hangzhou and Chengdu, announced their GDP data for the first quarter of 2021 on the same day, making the ranking of the top ten GDP cities in the first quarter of this year basically settled. The only suspense is that Nanjing and Tianjin will remain in the top ten list?

  On the evening of April 26, the Chengdu Municipal Bureau of Statistics released the data for the first quarter of 2021 on its official website: According to the unified accounting results of the city (prefecture) and regional GDP, the city's regional GDP in the first quarter of 2021 will be 455.284 billion yuan, a year-on-year An increase of 17.3%, an increase of 13.8% over the same period in 2019, an average growth of 6.7% over the two years.

  Prior to this, all four municipalities had announced their first quarter GDP data.

In the first quarter of 2021, Shanghai's GDP was 945.886 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 17.6%; Beijing was 891.59 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 17.1%; Chongqing was 599.525 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 18.4%; Tianjin was 340.04 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 15.9%.

  Four other sub-provincial cities also released data for the first quarter.

In the first quarter of this year, Shenzhen's GDP was 686.754 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 17.1%; Guangzhou was 640.409 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 19.5%; Hangzhou was 419.8 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 18.3%; Wuhan was 357.411 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 58.4%.

  Among the top ten cities, Suzhou, the only prefecture-level city, also released its GDP data for the first quarter on the afternoon of April 26: According to the unified calculation of regional GDP, the city achieved a regional GDP of 472.395 billion yuan in the first quarter, calculated at comparable prices. , An increase of 21.1% year-on-year.

  In 2020, the list of the top ten GDP cities has undergone major changes under the epidemic. Nanjing entered for the first time, and Tianjin fell to eleventh.

The top ten cities in 2020 are ranked Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Chongqing, Suzhou, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Wuhan and Nanjing in order.

Currently, only Nanjing among the top ten cities in 2020 has not yet released economic data for the first quarter.

  From the overall perspective of Jiangsu Province, in the first quarter of 2021, Jiangsu Province achieved a GDP of 2.5878.838 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 19.2% and an average increase of 6.4% in two years.

Under this overall situation, Nanjing is also expected to achieve a relatively high economic growth rate.

Therefore, Nanjing may continue to defend the top ten seats, and may even further advance Wuhan's ninth place.

  In terms of growth rate, Wuhan's GDP growth rate was the highest in the first quarter of this year, reaching 58.4%, but this is related to its low base under the impact of the epidemic in 2020. Similarly, the overall higher growth rate of coastal cities was also because coastal cities were more affected by the epidemic in the first quarter of last year. Compared with the two-year average growth rate in 2019, Chengdu leads the way at 6.7%.

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