Henan Business Information
Population 94,023,567
GDP (USD) 333 B
USD:RMB Exchange Rate 1:6.5
Average Mfg Employee Wage (per month) 3,150 RMB
Average Industrial Facility Cost (per month) 24.4 RMB/m2
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Henan Manufacturing & Investment Information

Henan has the largest agricultural output of any province in China, accounting for nearly 10 percent of the country’s entire output.  Its flat terrain, fertile soil, and central location within China, near the Yangtze River, contribute to its strength in agriculture, logistics, and other industries. Zhengzhou, Henan’s capital city and transport hub for mainland China, has a network of both rivers and rails extending in all directions. In addition to its agriculture and logistics industries, Henan is mineral rich and has a notable presence in heavy industry and light manufacturing.  Luoyang, in northwest Henan, is known for glass, machinery production, and electronics.

Major Cities in Henan Henan’s Main Industries
  • Zhengzhou
  • Luoyang
  • Nanyang
  • Xuchang
  • Jiaozuo
  • Zhoukou
  • Agriculture
  • Logistics
  • Heavy Manufacturing
  • Machinery
  • Electronics
  • Light Manufacturing

Henan & Foreign Investment

In 2009, it generated a GDP of nearly USD 284 billion and in 2010 rose to USD 333 billion. Over 35 of the world’s top 500 companies have invested in Henan.

In 2009, it utilized USD 4.7 billion in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). Henan has 20 development zones and other economically incentivized areas, 28 universities and a student population of approximately 1,450,000.

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