The city of Jiangyin achieved a regional GDP of RMB 201.768 billion in the first half of the year, a year-on-year increase of 12.3% at comparable prices.
In the first half of 2021, the output value of strategic emerging industries above designated size grew by 30.7% year-on-year, 7.3 percentage points higher than that of the industries above designated size, and its proportion to the output value of industries above designated size rose from 33.6% in the same period of last year to 35.6%, thus proving an important growth sector driving industrial economy of the city. Driven by emerging industries, the industrial economy of Jiangyin has developed vigorously. The city’s industrial added value above designated size in the first half of the year was RMB 58.771 billion, up by 16.2% year-on-year, and an increase of 17.7% against the same period of 2019, featuring an average increase of 8.5% over the two years. Seen from a sector-specific perspective, among the top five industries in terms of the total industrial added value, the metal products industry increased by 22.1%, the computer communications and other electronic equipment manufacturing industry rose by 26.8%, the electrical machinery and equipment manufacturing industry grew by 19.6%, and the textile industry increased by 8.7%.