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Investing in Jiangxi

Located in South-Central China, the province of Jiangxi is acknowledged to be an important center for the development of China's aviation sector; furthermore, the economy is based on the exploitation of rich mineral deposits and the processing of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, and on the emerging industries of electronics, telecommunications, and the production of electrical machinery in Jiangxi province. Nanchang is the capital and the largest city of Jiangxi province. The province of Jiangxi covers a total surface area of 166,900 km2 with a population of 45.1 million inhabitants.

Local authority data shows that Jiangxi Province recorded total exports of USD 42 billion and total imports of USD 16 billion, with 6,137 established foreign investment companies. In addition to an average urban salary of USD 10,363.

In terms of GDP among the provinces in China, Jiangxi ranked 15th, reaching USD 372 billion in 2020 and USD 356 billion in 2019 with a GDP per capita of USD 7,979. Along with GDP growth of +8.0% in 2019 and +3.8% in 2020.

Main Economic Centers (GDP) in Jiangxi

  • Nanchang (USD 83 billion)

  • Ganzhou (USD 53 billion)

  • Jiujiang (USD 47 billion)

  • Yichun (USD 40 billion)

  • Shangrao (USD 38 billion)

Main Sectors in Jiangxi

  • Raw materials

  • Agricultural products

  • Electronics

  • Industrial machinery