Anhui has a solid foundation to break a new road in the rise of central China. During the 12th Five-year Plan period, Anhui province’s average annual economic growth is 10.8%, 3 percentage points higher than the national growth, ranking first in Central China; the average annual growth rate of industrial added value is 14.1%, ranking third in China and first in Central China; the regional innovation ability ranks first in Central China for 4 consecutive years.
In 2015, the province’s total production value reached RMB 2,200.56 billion, with an increase of 8.7%. Fiscal revenue was RMB 401.21 billion, with an increase of 9.5%, within which local fiscal revenue was RMB 245.42 billion, rising 10.6%. Fixed assets investment reached RMB 2,396.56 billion yuan, with an increase of 12.7%. Total retail sales of social consumer goods reached RMB 890.8 billion, with an increase of 12%. Import and export value reached RMB 303.66 billion, with an increase of 0.5%; the actual use of foreign direct investment reached US $ 13.62 billion, with an increase of 10.4%.