Guangdong Economic and Trade Information-2018

Area 179 thousand and 700 square kilometers
Population 113 million 460 thousand(late 2018)
Gross Domestic Product 9 trillion and 727 billion 8 million yuan
Major Industries The electronic information industry, the electrical machinery industry, the petrochemical industry, the textile and clothing industry, the food and beverage industry, the building material industry, the forestry, the paper industry, the medicine industry, the automobile and motorcycle industry.
Foreign Direct Investment 145 billion 88 million yuan(actual use)
Main Export Products Semiconductor, agricultural products, refined oil, cosmetics and skin care products.
Main Import Products Dried fruit, fresh fruit, edible oil, soya bean, rubber, logs
Export Value of Goods and Services 4 trillion and 271 billion 830 million yuan. year-on-year growth of 1.2%
Import Value of Goods and Services 2 trillion and 890 billion yuan. year-on-year growth of 11.3%
Number of Passengers Number of inbound tourists: 37 million 437 thousand and 70 person times year-on-year growth was 2.51%. Including 8.6 million foreigners (decline of 0.65% year on year) and 28.83 million Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan compatriots (year-on-year growth of 11.49%).

Number of domestic overnight passengers: 451 million person times.

Number of inbound overnight passengers: 37 million 437 thousand and 70 person times.

 

Economic and trade and investment situation between Guangdong and Macao

By the end of December 2018, Macau had set up 1127 direct investment projects in Guangdong, an increase of 49.9% over the previous year. The actual amount of foreign investment absorbed by Macau was 7.86 billion yuan, an increase of 113.6%, In 2018, Guangdong’s actual investment in Macao was 3.05 million US dollars, an increase of 132.72%.

Economic and trade and investment situation between Guangdong and Portuguese speaking countries

By the end of December 2018, Guangdong had 48 investment projects in Portuguese-speaking countries, with a contractual foreign investment of $580.91 million and an actual foreign investment of $710.98 million.

Sources of information

Department of Commerce of Guangdong Province: http://com.gd.gov.cn/

Statistics Bureau of Guangdong Province: http://stats.gd.gov.cn/

Guangzhou representative office inquire about information from the Commerce Department of Guangdong Province

 

Guangzhou Economic and Trade Information-2018

Area 7 thousand and 434 square kilometers
Population 14 million 9044 thousand(late 2018)
Administrative Districts Yuexiu District, Liwan District, Haizhu District, Tianhe District, Baiyun District, Huangpu District, Panyu District, Huadu District, Nansha District, Zengcheng District and Conghua District
Gross Domestic Product 2 trillion and 285 billion 935 million yuan
Main Industry Automobile Industry, Electronic Products Manufacturing Industry, Petrochemical Manufacturing Industry, Software and Information Service Industry
Foreign Direct Investment 6 billion 611 million dollars(actual use)
Main Export Commodities Steel, textile yarns, fabrics and products, clothing and apparel accessories, shoes, furniture and parts, automatic data processing equipment and its components, precious metals
Main Import Commodities Coal, Diamonds, Integrated Circuits, Automotive Parts, Oil Products, Plastics, LCD Panel, Aircraft
Export Amount of Goods and Service 560.758 billion yuan,year-on-year drop of 3.2%
Import Amount of Goods and Service 420.257 billion yuan,year-on-year growth of 7.1%
Number of Visitors Number of domestic overnight passengers: 653.255 million person times.

Number of inbound overnight passengers: 9 million 6 thousand and 300 person times

Inbound tourism income : 40.819 billion yuan
International Tourism Receipts: 6.482 billion dollars

 

Economic Data with Macao

From January to December 2018, Guangzhou enterprises invested in two enterprises in Macao, with an agreed investment of 187,200 dollars, mainly engaged in water pollution control and trade agency. Macao has 43 new investment projects in Guangzhou, an increase of 152.94%, contractual foreign investment of 170 million dollars, an increase of 264.27%, and actual use of foreign investment of 970,000 dollars, a decrease of 95.8%.

As of December 2018, Guangzhou enterprises have invested in 24 enterprises (institutions) in Macao. The Chinese side has agreed to invest 199 million dollars, mainly in wholesale trade, architectural decoration, ecological and environmental protection industries. Macao has 420 investment projects in Guangzhou, with contractual foreign investment of 1.635 billion dollars and actual use of foreign investment of 681 million dollars.

Economic Data with Portuguese speaking countries

By the end of December 2018, Guangzhou had nine investment projects in Portuguese-speaking countries with a contractual foreign capital of 25.25 million   dollars. Portuguese-speaking countries have 33 investment projects in Guangzhou, with a contractual foreign capital of 587 dollars and an actual use of 111,000 dollars.

Sources of information

Guangzhou Municipal Commerce Bureau: http://sw.gz.gov.cn/

Guangzhou Statistical Bureau: http://www.gzstats.gov.cn/

Guangzhou representative office inquires about information from Guangzhou Municipal Commerce Bureau