Jinan’s GDP ranked 3 places three years ago, Qingdao remained unchanged, Yantai dropped 1 place, and Weifang rose 5 places
Article | source trees | ShangRu wind in recent years, the development of shandong popular attention, attracted a lot of discussion, even criticism.In 2021, Shandong’s GDP exceeded 8.3 trillion yuan, up 8.3 percent year on year, with an average growth of 5.9 percent in the past two years.The performance is quite good, which also shows that Shandong’s transformation of old and new driving forces has achieved good results.The development of a province is obviously inseparable from the contribution of major cities.Jinan may be a reflection of Shandong’s economy.Jinan, the capital of Shandong Province, has seen rapid growth in both urban construction and economic development, with its GDP exceeding 1 trillion yuan in 2020 and its ranking improving year by year.In 2019, Jinan’s GDP totaled 944.3 billion yuan, ranking 20th in the country.In that year, there were seven cities in China with a total GDP of 930 billion yuan to 1 trillion yuan, forming a huge army of one trillion yuan.Among them, except Fujian Quanzhou’s 994.7 billion yuan, which is almost certain to exceed one trillion yuan, the other six cities’ 930 billion yuan to 950 billion yuan, the normal development will exceed one trillion yuan, but there is a certain difficulty.Unexpectedly, in 2020, the COVID-19 outbreak hit cities, adding many difficulties.As a result, five cities succeeded in breaking the 1 trillion yuan mark, while dongguan in Guangdong province, which had high hopes, failed to become one.In that year, Jinan successfully entered the trillion club with the data of 1014.1 billion yuan, and its ranking rose one place to the 19th place.In 2021, Jinan will go further, with its GDP reaching 1,143.2 billion yuan, surpassing Quanzhou in Fujian province and ranking 18th.This is the highest ranking in Jinan in recent years.Three steps in three years.In addition to data, jinan’s economic progress can also be reflected in many aspects, such as the number of listed companies. In 2020, Jinan added 8 listed companies, and in 2021, 7 more listed companies, both of which are years with more newly added listed companies in history.Among them, there are 6 listed companies on the science and technology Innovation Board, showing the strength of Jinan science and technology.In contrast, Qingdao, one of Shandong’s “twin constellations”, has not changed in recent years, ranking 13th in all three years from 2019 to 2021.As the first city in Shandong province in terms of GDP, Qingdao’s economic strength is among the best in the country. In 2020 and 2021, Qingdao has stood on two steps of 1.2 trillion yuan and 1.4 trillion yuan respectively, with a growth rate of 8.3% in 2021, which is in the upper reaches of the current 24 trillion cities in China.But other cities aren’t growing too slowly.Today, there is only a small gap between Qingdao and Tianjin and Ningbo, which are only 8 billion yuan and 800 million yuan respectively.However, wuxi, which ranks behind, is also speeding up its catch-up speed. In 2021, the growth rate of the two cities exceeded That of Qingdao, and the difference between the two cities was only more than 3 billion yuan.Yantai, with its GDP ranking third in Shandong province, is the most promising city in the next wave of cities that will hit a trillion yuan.It ranked 25th in 2019 and 2020, the highest after 24 trillion or quasi-trillion cities.In 2021, Changzhou in Jiangsu province surpassed Yantai (871.2 billion yuan) with 880.8 billion yuan.Yantai’s growth was good at 8 per cent, but Changzhou’s was 9.1 per cent.Yantai is not only the third largest city in Shandong province in terms of GDP, but also has the largest number of rich people in Shandong.Yantai’s number of listed companies, total market value, total profits and so on are among the best in Shandong. Last year, the number of listed companies in Qingdao surpassed Yantai.Weifang, which ranks fourth in Total GDP of Shandong province, will rise to 34th in 2021 from 39th in the previous two years, an increase of 5 places.China’s economy will grow 9.7 percent in 2021, with its GDP exceeding 700 billion yuan.Weifang seems to be not strong in the national presence, but its county economic development is quite good, Shouguang, Zhucheng and other cities have a high visibility in the country.Weifang is a place rich in hidden champions, earlier, its characteristics, with the existence of a phenomenon, and caused national attention.Linyi, ranked fifth in Shandong province, has also risen by two places in 2021 and by two places in 2020. Compared with 2019, the ranking of this old revolutionary base area has risen by four places, making significant progress.In terms of the top five cities, Weifang, Linyi and Jinan have risen 5, 4 and 3 places respectively in the past two years.In recent years, Shandong’s western city Heze has also developed rapidly and now ranks middle in Shandong.The rapid development of these cities has laid a foundation for shandong’s economic development.What do you think of the development of cities in Shandong?