Workers make face masks at a factory in Fujian province. Exports helped power economic growth in coastal provinces, including Fujian, from January to June. Photo: Xinhua Workers make face masks at a factory in Fujian province. Exports helped power economic growth in coastal provinces, including Fujian, from January to June. Photo: Xinhua
Workers make face masks at a factory in Fujian province. Exports helped power economic growth in coastal provinces, including Fujian, from January to June. Photo: Xinhua
China GDP

China’s provincial GDPs show widening gap between coastal and inland regions, as second-half economic concerns loom

  • Economy of manufacturing powerhouse Guangdong expanded by 13 per cent in the first half of this year, with a nearly 27 per cent increase in exports despite port delays in May
  • Five major coastal provinces contributed to 36.5 per cent of the national output in the first half of this year, slightly higher than the 36.2 per cent in pre-pandemic year of 2019

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Workers make face masks at a factory in Fujian province. Exports helped power economic growth in coastal provinces, including Fujian, from January to June. Photo: Xinhua Workers make face masks at a factory in Fujian province. Exports helped power economic growth in coastal provinces, including Fujian, from January to June. Photo: Xinhua
Workers make face masks at a factory in Fujian province. Exports helped power economic growth in coastal provinces, including Fujian, from January to June. Photo: Xinhua
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