Top 10 Chinese Cities by GDP in 2018

23,2019 Editor:AT0086|

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Recently Chinadaily has published the Top 10 Chinese cities with highest GDP in 2018, let’s have a look.

Shanghai topped the list for total GDP among Chinese cities at 3.27 trillion yuan ($486 billion), followed by Beijing, which for the first time saw its GDP surpass 3 trillion yuan to 3.03 trillion yuan. Both of these cities registered 6.6 percent year-on-year growth based on comparable prices, according to official data.

Chengdu and Wuhan were in close competition with GDP of 1.53 trillion yuan and 1.48 trillion yuan respectively. They also took the lead for growth rates, with both experiencing 8 percent year-on-year growth.

Here are China's top 10 cities for total GDP in 2018.

No. 10 Hangzhou    GDP: 1.35 trillion yuan    Growth rate: About 7%


A bird's-eye view of West Lake in Hangzhou

No. 9 Wuhan       GDP: 1.48 trillion yuan    Growth rate: 8%


The Wuhan section of the Yangtze River

No. 8 Chengdu    GDP: 1.53 trillion yuan    Growth rate: 8%


The 15-meter-tall panda sculpture at the Chengdu International Finance Square building

No. 7 Suzhou      GDP: 1.85 trillion yuan    Growth rate: About 7%


An aerial view of Tongli ancient town in Suzhou

No. 6 Tianjin     GDP: 1.88 trillion yuan    Growth rate: 3.6%


Tianjin Eye, a giant Ferris wheel, is seen over Haihe River

No. 5 Chongqing    GDP: 2.04 trillion yuan    Growth rate: 6%


A sign for the China (Chongqing) Pilot Free Trade Zone

No. 4 Guangzhou    GDP: 2.3 trillion yuan    Growth rate: About 6.5%


A night view of Zhujiang New Town in Guangzhou

No. 3 Shenzhen    GDP: 2.4 trillion yuan    Growth rate: About 7.5%


A view of high-rise buildings in Shenzhen

No. 2 Beijing    GDP: 3.03 trillion yuan    Growth rate: 6.6%


A bird's-eye view of the central business district in Beijing

No. 1 Shanghai    GDP: 3.27 trillion yuan    Growth rate: 6.6%


A panoramic view along the Huangpu River in Shanghai

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