Appliances pick up in Zhuhai

Zhuhai’s industrial output rose 4.2% in the first five months, with hi-tech enterprises leading the way, up 8.3% YoY. According to Zhuhai’s Statistics Bureau, between January and May, Zhuhai’s industrial output hit RMB42.199 billion, with around one-fourth of this coming from the city’s pillar industry of household electrical appliances, which grew strongly, up 23.3% YoY at more than RMB8 billion. Gree Electric boss Dong Mingzhu must be smiling.

Biomedical was another fast-growing sector, pulling in RMB2.237 billion, up 27.3% YoY. Electrical machinery and equipment manufacturing and pharmaceutical manufacturing both also grew by more than 10.0%.

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