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Industrial Value Added up 8.4% in April

source:www.cnanhui.org release date:2017/05/31 hits:57

Last month, the industrial value added of industrial firms with annual revenues of 20 million yuan ($2.9 million) in Anhui hit 95.87 billion yuan, up 8.4% year-on-year and 1.9% higher than national average, ranking 8th in China and 3rd in the eastern area, according to Anhui Provincial Bureau of Statistics.

In the first four months, the industrial value added hit 358.77 billion yuan, up 8.4% and 1.7% higher than national average, ranking 8th in China and 2nd in the eastern area.

Manufacturing sector contributed greatly. The industrial value added of manufacturing sector reached 35.5 billion yuan in April, an increase of 11.4%, contributing 50.8% to the growth of firms in Anhui. Within the first four month, the valued added of manufacturing sector hit 131.62 billion yuan, an increase of 11.8%, contributing 52.1% to the growth of firms in Anhui.

High and new technological industries generated 38.38 billion yuan in value added, an increase of 14.7%, accounting for 40% of the growth of firms in Anhui, rising from 52.8% contribution to 67.5% contribution. High-tech industries generated 8.91 billion yuan in value added, an increase of 19.3%, accounting for 9.3% of the growth of firms in Anhui, rising form 14.4% contribution to 19.7% contribution.

The value added of strategic emerging industries rose by 22.1%, 7.2% higher than the growth of firms in Anhui, accounting for 24.2%. New products increased greatly. In April, 260 products in Anhui province increased continuously. About 15 new products multiplied. For example, lithium battery increased fourfold. Integrated circuit increased 2.4 times. LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) increased by 29.8% and industrial robots rose by 14.2%. ( by Jiang Xueting)