Population: 61 350 000 inhabitants
Area: 139 400 km²
Capital : Hefei
- Auto Parts
- Agricultural Machinery
Economy: The province of Anhui is famous for its natural resources which are iron, coal and copper. Compared to surrounding areas, the province is relatively poor with a GDP of one third of the provinces of Zhejiang and Jiangsu. The wealth is concentrated around the Yangtze River.
Population: 31 442 300 inhabitants
Area: 82 300 km²
Capital : Chongqing
- Electronic Products
- Building Materials
- Chemical industry
Economy: Chongqing was separated from Sichuan province to become independent in 1997. This province and the Sichuan's one are major military base specialized in research and weapons development. Known worldwide as its global automobile production, the province has Changan Automotive Corp. and the 4th largest supplier of China Lifan Hongda. The city has invested in quality infrastructure to attract investors such as Ford, Wall Mart, HSBC and many others.
Population: 36 270 000 inhabitants
Area: 121 400 km²
- Fish and fish products
- Hearing Aids
Economy: The province has not been helped by the Chinese government because of its proximity to Taiwan. However since 1978 it has received investments from Taiwan and became one of the richest provinces in China. The Golden Triangle of the province includes Xiamen, Quanzhou and Zhangzhou, accounting for 40% of GDP of Fujian. Trade is highly developed with Taiwan. Many flights and boats from Xiamen and Fuzhou to Taiwan have been opened since 2008. Also each year, Xiamen hosts the International Trade Fair in China.
Population: 95 440 000 inhabitants
Area: 177 900 km²
- Electronic Products
- Utensils for kitchen
Economy: The Guangdong Province has become one of the richest in China with its economic boom during the 90's. His wealth is also due to Delta Pearl River. His GDP has now dethroned the one of other Chinese provinces and rises in 2010 to 4.55 billiard RMB. Its economy is based on industrial production and export. However all industries whether primary, secondary or tertiary are represented. Guangdong has three special economic zones such as Shenzhen, Zhuhai and Shantou.
Population: 38 millions inhabitants
Area: 460 000 km²
- Mechanical engineering
Economy: Located in the most northern part of China, the province has suffered from developmental delay. The crisis of Russian Siberia, an industry that is struggling to modernize and rising living standards in recent years, has put this province in a precarious situation for many years.
This area is much influenced by the harsh winter temperatures down to -40 ° C. Populated by loggers, Heilongjiang is known for its forests. Forestry is developed. The art and science of forests is one of the main activities of this province.
Population: 77 245 000 inhabitants
Area: 102 600 km²
Economy: Historically the region of Jiangsu has lived from light industry such as clothing and food processing. Heavy industry has nevertheless emerged in 1949 with building materials. Solar energy is growing increasingly with an estimated value of 100 million Yuan in 2012. Having the second highest GDP after China's Guangdong Province, Jiangsu's GDP is over 4 billion Yuan. Moreover the creation of Suzhou SIP, Industrial Park, whose investment comes only from Singapore, has insured to develop the region in the industry.
Population: 44 000 000 inhabitants
Area: 166 900 km²
Economy: Although the province is close to Zhejiang and Guangdong, it remains relatively poor and therefore tends to be affected by Brain Drain. Jiangxi is specialized in minerals such as gold, silver and uranium. In recent years three economic zones and technology have evolved such as Export Processing Zone Nanchang, Nanchang National High-tech Industrial Development Zone and Nanchang Economic and Technological Development Zone.
Population: 23 396 389 inhabitants
Area: 16 800 km²
Specialties: Beijing Province is specialized in computer products.
Economy: Beijing is the capital of China, while being a province by itself. Beijing is constituted over 95% of the Han ethnic, the major spoken language in Beijing is Mandarin Chinese. The tertiary industry accounts for 73.2% of GDP. The average income per capita is 26,738 Yuan per year. Sectors of the real estate and automotive are exploding in recent years. The city of Beijing is the financial center of China. The Chinese Capital consists of 26 companies in the Fortune Global 500.
Population: 94 000 000 inhabitants
Area: 156 700 km²
- Wood Products
- Petrochemicals products
Economy: As large industrial producers, the region of Shandong receives a lot of investment from South Korea and Japan. Shandong Peninsula includes the city of Qingdao which is the richest in the province. Qingdao is known nationally and internationally for such brands such as Tsingtao, Haier and Hisense. Shandong is also rich in oil from these industries. The wine culture is very present as well. More than 140 wineries represent 40% of wine production in China. Some Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Gernischt, Merlot, Riesling and Chardonnay have even more than 20 years of age.
Population: 19 213 200 inhabitants
Area: 6 340 km²
- Mobile Phones
- Pharmaceuticals products
Economy: Until the 18th century, Shanghai was a small fishing village on the Huangpu River, a tributary of the mighty Yangtze. Shanghai means the city ahead of the sea. Shanghai is currently the commercial and financial center of China. It is one of the most important ports in the world for container transport. The Shanghai Stock Exchange is the sixth in terms of market capitalization. Foreign presence is very strong in Shanghai with many French, Taiwanese, American and German.
Population: 45 710 000 inhabitants
Area: 394 100 km²
- Natural Stone
- Wooden furniture
Economy: Yunnan is a province has been poor for a long time. In 1994 the average income was 300 Yuan. Government assistance has improved the situation from 2002. The secondary and tertiary industries are particularly present. Investments have been made particularly in the construction field. Tourism is booming and has become the key to economic growth of Yunnan. The city of Lijiang attracts many tourists from all over the world, for its old town and its attractions.
Population: 51 800 000 inhabitants
Area: 101 800 km²
- Small conveniences
- Metal accessories
Economy: The Zhejiang Province is the center for Chinese aquaculture. Moreover, the handmade production and the silk market are important in Zhejiang Province. Many cities are market cities like Yiwu. They are the connection point between cities and countryside. Composed of major commercial ports such as Ningbo, Wenzhou, Taizhou and Zhoushan, Zhejiang is one of the richest provinces in China with its international expansion more particularly in the export. This region has followed its own development model called "zhejiang model" based on entrepreneurship, the bulk production for domestic consumption and those intended to export.