Qinghai GDP in 1st Half of 2019: Up by 5.7%

In the first half of this year, Qinghai GDP reached 127.88 billion yuan, calculated at comparable prices, an increase of 5.7% from last year. The primary industry gained an added value of 4.366 billion yuan, an increase of 4.2%; the secondary industry realized an added value of 61.228 billion yuan, an increase of 6.3%; and the tertiary industry realized an added value of 62.224 billion yuan, an increase of 5.0%.

In the first half, the added value of industrial sector above designated size increased by 6.2% year-on-year  basis (the growth rate of the added value is the actual growth rate after deducting the price factor). From January to June, the added value of state-owned enterprises fell by 6.1% year-on-year, domestic and foreign joint-venture enterprises increased by 8.0%, and foreign-invested enterprises fell by 16.1%.

In the first half, 14 of the 32 major industries maintained an increase in value. Among these industrials, the electrical machinery and equipment manufacturing industry increased by 2.9 times, the chemical raw materials and chemical products manufacturing industry increased by 20.6%, the non-metallic mineral products industry increased by 5.8%, the electric power, heat production and supply industry increased by 6.0%, and the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry increased by 25.2%. Computer, communications and other electronic equipment manufacturing fell by 42.9%, coal mining and washing industry fell by 32.3%, ferrous metal smelting and rolling processing industry fell by 4.2%, non-ferrous metal smelting and rolling industry fell by 7.0%, wine, beverage and refined The tea manufacturing industry fell by 13.3%. From January to June, the sales rate of industrial enterprises was 94.8%.

From January to June, the total import and export volume of Qinghai Customs was 1,953.65 million yuan, a year-on-year decrease of 0.09%. Among them, the total export value was 1,143.8 million yuan, a year-on-year decrease of 10.91%. The total import value was 890.27 million yuan, a year-on-year increase of 20.61%.

In the first half, the total number of tourists in Qinghai was 2013.89 million, a year-on-year increase of 28.5%. Among them, there were 2011.40 million domestic passengers, an increase of 28.5% year-on-year, and 24,928 arrivals, an increase of 4.8%. The total tourism revenue was 20.927 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 22.8%.

In the first half, the total retail sales of consumer goods in Qinghai reached 40.366 billion yuan, an increase of 6.5% over the same period of the previous year. In terms of scale, the retail sales of units above designated size was 16.754 billion yuan, down 0.4%; the units below the quota (self-employed) achieved retail sales of 23.612 billion yuan, up 12.0%.

In the first half, investment in fixed assets of Qinghai 5 million yuan and above decreased by 9.9% over the same period of the previous year. Among them, private investment increased by 1.2% year-on-year. In terms of industries, investment in the primary industry fell by 37.9% year-on-year; investment in the secondary industry increased by 16.6% year-on-year, of which industrial investment increased by 16.7 year-on-year; investment in tertiary industry fell by 20.7%.