Good economic development in Three Gorges Reservoir Area

The GRP (Gross Regional Product) of Chongqing’s 15 counties and districts in the Three Gorges Reservoir Area exceeded 400 billion yuan in 2011, up 16.9 percent year-on-year.

The added value of the primary industry in the Three Gorges Reservoir Area hit 41.124 billion yuan last year, accounted for 48.7% of Chongqing’s total, with a year-on-year increase of 5.4%; the industrial value-added output reached 198.015 billion yuan in 2011, accounted for 42.2% of Chongqing’s total, up 21.9 percent compared with that of 2010.

The per capita disposable income of the families in the Three Gorges Reservoir Area stood at 11,207 yuan in 2011, up 20.1% over the same period of 2010.

Zou Xinyin

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