Jan. 30, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Southwest China's Sichuan
Province saw its gross domestic product grow 15% year on year to RMB 2.1 trillion in 2011, according to the latest statistics released by the Sichuan
The growth rate was 5.8 percentage points higher than the national average.
Value-added output in the primary industry rose 4.5% year on year to RMB 298.35 billion, and that in the secondary sector jumped 20.7% year on year to RMB 1.10 trillion. The tertiary sector generated RMB 701.53 billion last year, 10.9% more than in 2010.
The province experienced a strong growth in value-added industrial output, which increased 22.3% year on year last year.
Fixed-asset investment jumped 17.7% year on year to RMB 1.51 trillion in 2011, including RMB 573.20 billion in the industrial sector and RMB 846.09 billion in the tertiary industry.
Retail sales in the province swelled 18.1% year on year to RMB 783.74 billion.