(DALIANNEWS)- The city’s industry and hi-tech industry saw a rapid growth of investment in the first half of this year, according to Dalian Statistics Bureau on Saturday.
The above-scale industry developed very well with an increase of over three times in industrial profit during this period.
From January to June this year, the city of Dalian invested 25.46 billion yuan in the second industry, increasing 17.5 percent than that of the previous year and also achieving positive growth in four month in succession. Among it, the industry investment saw 24.85 billion yuan, up 15.8 percent, and the growth rate increased by 90 percent.
Apart from that, the investment in local high-tech industry hit 10.19 billion yuan, during this period, an increase of over 11 times than that of the last year. It also saw a rapid growth in five consecutive months.
The added value of above-scale industry increased 9.8 percent, up 4.3 percent, 2.2 percent and 2.6 percent compared with the same period in the previous year, last year as well as the first quarter of this year respectively. The figure was 2.9 percentage points higher than the nation’s, and also surpassed the average level of the nation in consecutive ten months. The total added value and growth rate were both topped other cities in Liaoning Province.
In the first half of this year, the industrial value-added tax, industrial investment and PPI increased by 19.4 percent, 15.8 percent and 5.5 percent respectively. In June, the electricity consumption in industry saw an increase of 12.5 percent compared with that in the previous year.
Local industrial enterprises above designated size got an increase of 31.4 percent in profit from January to June this year. Among it, the automotive manufacturing industry saw a profit of 3.14 billion yuan, and the production and supply industry in gas and water got profits of 230 million yuan and 8 million yuan respectively.
Apart from that, the profits also got an increase of 1.1 times, 19.1 percent, 82.2 percent and 26.1 percent respectively in chemical materials and products manufacturing industry, pharmaceutical manufacturing industry, computers, communication and other electronic equipment manufacturing industry and instrument manufacturing industry.