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Figures in Shanghai's five-year development
By:Zhao Chunyuan  |  From:english.eastday.com  |  2022-06-17 19:49


In 2021, Shanghai's gross domestic product exceeded 4 trillion yuan, reaching 432 billion yuan. In 2021, Shanghai’s GDP increased 33% from 2016, with an average annual growth rate of 5.9%.


In 2016, Shanghai's gross domestic product per capita exceeded 120,000 yuan for the first time, and in 2021 170,000 yuan.


In 2021, the output value of industrial strategic emerging industries accounted for 40.6 percent of the city's total industrial output value above the designated size, 13.9% higher than in 2016. This demonstrates that Shanghai's industrial transformation and upgrading is accelerating and the proportion of strategic emerging industries continues is increasing.


The total import and export value of goods in Shanghai increased from US$433.8 billion in 2016 to US$628.6 billion in 2021. The proportion of high-tech product export in Shanghai reached as large as 38.5% in 2021.

Shanghai's foreign trade has been improved to a high level in both quantity and quality and the trade structure has been optimized constantly.


In 2021, the total transaction volume of Shanghai's financial market exceeded 250 trillion yuan. Among them, the Shanghai Futures Exchange has become one of the world's three major copper pricing centers; Shanghai has become the world's third largest crude oil futures market after New York and London; and the Shanghai Gold Exchange’s gold spot trading volume has ranked first in the world for many consecutive years.

Remarkable progress has been made in the construction of Shanghai as an international financial center, with total financial market transactions reaching a new high.


In 2016, Shanghai's container throughput was 37.1 million TEUs and the number was 47.03 million TEUs in 2021, ranking the world's first for 12 consecutive years.

The construction of Shanghai international shipping center has made significant progress.


The per capita disposable income of urban residents in Shanghai increased from 57,692 yuan in 2016 to 82,429 yuan in 2021, with an average annual growth rate of 7.4%.