Maanshan is one of the major industrial hubs in Anhui Province. In 2015, the industry sector accounted for 50% of the GDP. Iron and steel, autos and auto parts, electricity production and supply, machinery, construction materials, textiles and chemicals are the main industries in the city. Iron ore reserves in Maanshan is the largest in Anhui Province. More
Suzhou is an agricultural base in the province. Major products include wheat, corn, vegetable and fruit. Agriculture accounted for 22% of the GDP in 2015. While Suzhou’s rich agricultural produce helps the development of agricultural product processing and food manufacturing. The city’s abundant reserves in coal, oil and marble also provide stable energy and resource supply to the development of its coal mining and energy supply industries. Industry accounted for 32% of the GDP in 2015.
The Access Management Rules for New Energy Vehicle Production Enterprises and Products promulgated by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) in January 2017 will take effect on 1 July 2017.More
The Shanghai Food Safety Regulations recently promulgated by the Shanghai Food and Drug Administration took effect on 20 March 2017 (see details [embed link] in Chinese). Under these regulations, the strictest regulatory mechanism and legal responsibility system will be established to enforce the food safety requirements.More
Soft commodity prices and the resulting slowdown in the prospective investment in the mining sector have weighed on the economic growth of the Chilean economy. On a brighter note, the positive effects of consistent stimuli from the government on infrastructure and healthcare, coupled with the recent revival of commodity prices, are starting to sink in and hence give economic growth a renewed boost. More
Hong Kong’s electronics industry is the largest merchandise export earner of the territory, accounting for 65.5% of Hong Kong’s total exports in 2016. A substantial portion of such exports, largely re-export business, are regarded as high-tech products, especially those related to telecommunications equipment, semiconductors and computer items.More
The State Council recently issued the Opinions on Further Stimulating Investment in the Social Sectors, which pointed out that in spite of the continuous emergence of new forms of business, the expansion of total investment and the improvement of service capability in the social sectors, problems still abound. More
Hefei has the largest industrial base in the province. Its pillar industries include auto part manufacturing, equipment manufacturing, home appliances, new materials, IT, food and agricultural processing, and new energy. The industry sector accounted for 42% of the GDP in 2015. More