Chongqing Liangjiang New Area GDP hits 72.5 billion yuan in H1

The gross domestic product (GDP) of Chongqing’s Liangjiang New Area reached 72.5 billion yuan in the first half of 2012, up 18.4% year on year, 1.6 percentage points higher than the growth rate of the first quarter, and 10.6 percentage points higher than the national average level.

The industrial value-added output embraced a year-on-year growth rate of 26.3% in the first six months, 6.9 percentage points higher than that of the first quarter.

Liangjiang New Area’s total export-import volume stood at 9.133 billion U.S. dollars in the first half, accounting for 36.5% of Chongqing’s total, increasing by 2.6 times year on year.

Deng Jun