Guiyang sets 2019 development goals

2019-05-16

In order to achieve sound development in 2019, Guiyang has also decided on several development goals. The major targets for economic and social development are as follows: 

GDP growth of about 10 percent; an increase of at least 8 percent for the added value of above-designated-scale industrial enterprises; fixed asset investment growth of 13 percent; total consumer goods retail earnings rising by 10 percent and total foreign trade volume rising by 15 percent; the added value of green economy and new economy respectively accounting for 45 percent and 23 percent of the city's GDP; general public budget revenue increasing by 6 percent; disposable income growth of 9 percent and 9.5 percent for urban and rural residents, respectively; registered urban unemployment kept below 4.2 percent; CPI growth kept within the target range established by the provincial government; forest coverage of 53 percent; PM2.5 concentration kept under 35 μg/m3; energy consumption growth kept within 740,000 tons of standard coal equivalent; and energy conservation and carbon-emission reduction targets established by the provincial government.