Growth of Shaanxi non-energy industries ranked the second in China
Date: 2015-8-24

A press conference on the province’s industrial economic operation in the first half of the year was held on August 7. In January-June, accumulated industrial added value of the province’s industrial enterprises above designated size reached 329.922 billion Yuan, up 6.3% year on year, keeping the same growth pace with the whole country. The province’s non-energy industries maintained steady and fast development. The growth rate of its industrial added value increased by 13.4%, ranking the second in the country, and the first among all provinces of energy.
In the first half of the year, industrial growth of the province showed positive changes: growth of industries started to stabilize. Recovery started in the second quarter and growth increased month by month. Value added in April, May and June was up 5%, 6% and 6.8% respectively. Energy industries also picked up. Crude oil output, crude oil processing volume and natural gas output rose gradually in May-June. Growth of industrial added value of energy industries bottomed out in May and turned from negative to positive since then, up 0.1%, ranking the 5th among provinces of energy in the country. Furthermore, out of 29 business sectors of 8 pillar industries of our province, 19 achieved faster growth than industry average in the country.
In the face of economic downward pressure, the province strengthened industrial structural reform and spared no efforts in nurturing new pillar industries in the first half of the year.
Technical transformation project entitled “Hundred Programs of Hundreds Billion Investment” was vigorously advanced, under which 150 programs was verified with total investment amounting to 649.2 billion Yuan. Automobile industry as one of the pillars was strongly developed; the overall upgrading program of Shaanxi automobile industry was fully launched and 2 billion Yuan was invested. The scale of electronic information industry of our province continuously expanded. Samsung memory chip package and testing project was completed and put into production, driving Samsung flash memories output to a stable level of 40,000 from 35,000 per month. Monthly output of ZTE mobile phones reached 1 million in first half of the year, creating production value of 600 million Yuan. The project of BYD mobile phone shell also achieved mass production in the first quarter. It is expected to generate output of 10 million sets and create value of 1.5 billion Yuan in the whole year. Meanwhile, 940,000 tons outdated production and overcapacity will be shut down, of which 900,000 tons would be cement clinker production and 40,000 tons electrolytic aluminum production.