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Xinjiang’s Economic Trends

Xinjiang is an autonomous region located in the Northwest of China close to Central Asia. It is one of the richest areas of natural resources and deposits, with important reserves of oil, natural gas and coal, which have led to the development of prolific industrial centers in the extractive and electricity generation sectors. Further, Xinjiang is characterized by a very fertile soil, which has made it one of the main agricultural areas in the country, and its beautiful landscapes, which have made it a popular tourist attraction. Xinjiang is the largest province-level division of China by surface area, measuring 1,665,000 km2, with a population o