9 towns of Foshan enter list of "China's top 100 towns for comprehensive strength"
Foshan China 2022-11-23 17:32

On November 18, nine towns in Foshan were ranked in the list of China's top 100 towns for comprehensive strength.

Shishan Twon, Nanhai

The aerial photo of Shishan town (Photo/Nanhai Shishan) 

Shishan is located in the middle of Nanhai District, Foshan. In 2021, the GDP of Shishan town reached 122.664 billion yuan, exceeding 30% of Nanhai district, and the total industrial output value is 380.5 billion yuan. Shishan has 1,665 industrial enterprises, and there are several industries with an annual output value of more than 10 billion yuan.

Dali Twon, Nanhai

Guangfo International Trade City (Photo/Nanhai Release)

Dali is located in the eastern part of Nanhai, Foshan. Neighbouring Guangzhou in the east and and Chancheng in the south, Dali has the most mature commerce and distribution industry in Foshan. In 2021, Dali's regional GDP reached 56.72 billion yuan. Dali has 46 professional markets, with an annual turnover of over 800 billion yuan. There are also more than 200 financial institutions with deposits of over 100 billion yuan.

Lishui Town, Nanhai

The aerial photo of LIshui Town (Photo/Dream in Water Town)

In these five years, the GDP of Lishui has increased from 30.86 billion yuan to 39.035 billion yuan, and the town's total industrial output value has exceeded 100 billion yuan. In 2021, the total value of agricultural output reached 2.12 billion yuan.

Xiqiao Town, Nanhai

Tingyin Lake, one of the art zones of 2022 Art Field Nanhai (Photo/Nanhai Xiqiao)

Xiqiao Town is the hometown of Wong Fei-Hung and the birthplace of the Chinese Southern Lion Dance. It has well-preserved Lingnan ancient villages and traditional Cantonese cuisine, and it is an excellent tourism consumption cluster. In 2021, the GDP of Xiqiao Town grew by 8.5%, and the total industrial output value was 43.017 billion yuan. Data showed that in the first half of 2022, Xiqiao attracted a total of about 6.48 billion yuan of planned investment in projects, with an increase of 38%.

Beijiao Town, Shunde

Beijiao Habour (Photo/Guo Zhanyong)

With two Fortune Global 500 enterprises, Midea and Country Garden are both located in Beijiao Town. By the end of 2021, Beijiao Town had a total of 11 local listed enterprises with a total industrial output value of over 400 billion yuan. Beijiao's home appliance production accounts for 10% of total output value in the country's home appliance industry, and home appliances are exported to more than 200 countries and regions.

Danzao Town, Nanhai

The aerial photo of Danzao Town (Photo/Nanhai Danzao)

In recent years, Danzao's GDP has increased from 10.8 billion yuan to 15 billion yuan, and the total output value of industrial enterprises has increased from 21.3 billion yuan to more than 32 billion yuan, and more than 100 projects have been introduced for investment, with a total planned investment of more than 40 billion yuan. Danzao has introduced 20 academician projects in emerging industries such as hydrogen energy, artificial intelligence and big data.

Lecong Town, Shunde

Foshan New City (Photo/Lecong Release)

Lecong has landmarks such as Foshan Grand Theatre, Foshan Library and Foshan Science Museum. After 40 years of development, Lecong Town has formed three major professional markets including steel, furniture and plastic, which are influential at home and abroad.

Jiujiang Town, Nanhai

Jiujiang Lingang International Industrial Community (Photo/Nanhai Jiujiang)

Jiujiang has been in the list of "National Comprehensive Strength 100 Strong Town" for six consecutive years, and the main economic data in past five years including GDP and tax revenue, ranked first in Nanhai in terms of average growth rate.

Leping Town, Sanshui

The aerial photo of Leping Town (Photo/Joy in Leping)

Leping is the main force of industry in Sanshui District. In the first three quarters of this year, Leping town achieved a GDP of 29.348 billion yuan, an increase of 3.3%; Total industrial output value of 116.78 billion yuan, an increase of 6.4%; Industrial added value of 22.84 billion yuan, an increase of 7.1%.

Author | Kya

Revisor | Eleanor, Linn