SIP Administrative Committee convened a meeting on July 29 to make analysis of the local economic situation in the first half of the year and make deployment for future work. The committee director Ding Lixin presided over the meeting, and a number of local leading officials were present.
According to data revealed at the event, SIP saw remarkable outcomes in economic development from January to June, despite of the negative impact of the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. Specifically, SIP achieved a GDP of RMB 129.051 billion, up 2.1% year-on-year, and increases in varying degrees in industrial output, investment inflow, imports and exports, wholesale trade, e-commerce and other aspects.
At the meeting, the officials made comprehensive analysis of the conditions of different industries in SIP and the domestic and global circumstances, and discussed the next-step plans. Ding urged the local authorities to make consistent efforts to secure a good economic and social development over the rest of the year while strictly preventing COVID-19.