Jilin Province Ranks First in GDP Growth in China

Updated : 2024-04-30Source : CCFAO
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Following a stronger-than-expected start with China's economy growing by 5.3% in the first quarter, 29 provinces recently released their economic report cards. Jilin's GDP grew by 6.5% year on year, 1.2 percentage points higher than the national average, ranking first in the country.
Notably, Jilin's GDP growth rate has continuously exceeded the national average since the first quarter of last year. Its leading superiority in the first quarter of this year has even expanded by 0.1 percentage points over the whole of last year. In particular, the value added from the secondary industry in the first quarter reflected a year-on-year increase of 9.5%, exceeding the national average by 3.5 percentage points.