Chongqing industry rebounds with better structure in H1

The added value of Chongqing above-scale industries increased by 16.5% with the power consumption up 1.3%, in the first half of 2012. Driven by it, the energy consumption per 10,000 yuan of GDP in Chongqing is expected to drop by 5% in the first half, according to Chongqing Economy and Informationization Commission on August 5, 2012.

Chongqing industry achieved high increase with low energy consumption, and greatly promoted the GDP increase by 7.9 percentage points. And its contribution rate to the GDP exceeded 50% (the Chongqing GDP increase was 14% in the first half of 2012).
The power production value per kilowatt hour of Chongqing above-scale industries rose from 22.9 to 27.3 yuan, up 16.1%. Among that, the power production value per kilowatt hour of the electronic manufacturing industry is 181.17 yuan, while that of the laptop industry reaches 540 yuan, much higher than 75.4 yuan of the automobile industry, 13.7 yuan of the chemical industry and 11.9 yuan of metallurgy industry.

The net increment of the electronic manufacturing industry was 42.1 billion yuan in the first half of 2012, accounting for 42.6% of that of the above-scale industries. The low energy consumption therefrom (the power consumption of the above-scale industries increased by 1.3%) supported the added value of the Chongqing above-scale industries in the increase by 16.5%. The industry greatly picks up with sharp declined power consumption, and Chongqing industry structure has been significantly adjusted.

Huang Xiqin