The China’s top 10 largest cities by wealth in 2018


No.1 Shanghai

shanghai city

Shanghai is an international metropolis with modern and traditional Chinese characteristics. Located in the middle of China’s long coastline, it is one of the four central municipalities directly under the central government of China, and it’s a famous historical and cultural city in China. For more than a hundred years, Shanghai has been the center of China’s business and the convergence of wealth. It is the famous “shopping paradise” only next to Hong Kong

Shanghai is also an emerging travel destination, for its profound cultural heritage and numerous historical sites, such as the landmark of Shanghai: The Shanghai Bund, The Shanghai Xintiandi.  

Today’s Shanghai is represented by the development of Pudong. And the ever-changing urban landscape makes Shanghai become the display window of  the China’s economic development and new achievements. Shanghai has successfully held the 41st world exposition in 2010. 

The 2017 GDP of Shanghai: 2668.8 Billion CNY


No.2 Beijing

beijing city

Beijing, the capital of China. Beijing is an inclusive city. With three thousand years history and six dynasties, Beijing is a collection of the Chinese culture since the Ming and Qing Dynasties. And it’s also a collection of many places of interest and cultural landscape. This is a place gathering people come from all over the world, and a place where religion, culture and language are compatible here.

Beijing has been named the world’s first-tier city by GaWC, one of the world’s most authoritative urban research institutions. The United Nations reports that the Beijing human development index ranks second in Chinese cities. 

The 29th Summer Olympic Games was held successfully in Beijing in 2008.

The 24th Winter Olympic Games is going to be held in Beijing in 2022.

The 2017 GDP of Beijing: 2454.1 Billion CNY


No.3 Guangzhou

guangzhou city

Guangzhou is the capital city of Guangdong province, the central city of China.

Since the 230s, Guangzhou has become the main port of Chinese Maritime Silk Road. Then it became China’s biggest port during the Tang and Song Dynasty. During the Ming and Qing Dynasty, Guangzhou Port was the only one foreign trade port of China. And now it is the world’s only one port with more than 2000 years enduring history. The annual China Import and Export Fair,what we also call it Canton Fair, held in Guangzhou every Spring and Autumn .It attracts a large number of merchants and investors here. 

The tourism industry in Guangzhou has a multi-functional, multi-level and all-round service integrating tourism, diet, accommodation, shopping and entertainment. Many cultural relics, scenic spots and cultural landscapes make visitors linger on. 

The 16th Asian Games was held in Guangzhou in 2010.

The Fortune Global Forum was held in Guangzhou in 2017.

The 2017 GDP of Guangzhou: 2000.4 Billion CNY


No.4 Shenzhen

shenzhen city

Shenzhen, as the China’s first Special Economic Zone, is now the fourth largest city in the country and the fifth largest financial center in the world. Shenzhen has the most quantity of ports and is the only one city with land and sea ports at the same time in China. 

Located in the Pearl River Delta Front, Shenzhen is the tie and bridge linking Hong Kong and mainland China. It is an important transportation hub in south China coastal. And Shenzhen plays an important role in the aspects of high and new technology industry, financial services, foreign trade, Marine transportation and creative culture of China. It is very clear that Shenzhen has undertaken an important mission of experimentation and demonstration in China’s institutional innovation and expansion. 

The 2017 GDP of Shenzhen: 1930.0 Billion CNY


No.5 Tianjin

tianjin city

Tianjin is one of the China’s four Municipalitiesit was built On December 23, 1404, the only one Chinese city with a clear construction time record. After more than 600 years, it has become into a unique city that compatible with both Chinese and Western cultures.

Tianjin has a lot of European Architecture, while you walk around in the street, you will have the rich exotic amorous feelings. The scenery is pretty good, the Italian Style Street and the Fifth Avenue are worth you guys a visit. 

The food is unique and distinctive. We recommend you the Pancake Fruit, the Go Believe Bun, and the 18th Street Fried Dough Twists. Oh, by the way, you also enjoy Seafood in Tianjin. 

The 2017 GDP of Tianjin: 1780.0 Billion CNY


No.6 Chongqing

chongqing city

Chongqing is also one of the Municipalities in China. It is a mountain city, with buildings built on mountains, and you will find out that maps are not very useful here, because the maps are flat, and Chongqing is three-dimensional. 

Chongqing is also known as the fog capital, you need to remove the fog to see its real body. Snacks,  Beauty, Hotpot are all labels of Chongqing. You need to explore slowly by yourself to find out the charm of Chongqing. When the dusk falls, the lights are bright, there is no doubt that Chongqing is called as Little Hong Kong. Its night scene is admittedly more beautiful than Shanghai or Hong Kong. 

Chongqing has been named as The Global Capital Of Hot Springs and The Chinese Capital Of Hot Pot.

The 2017 GDP of Chongqing: 1701.0 Billion CNY


No.7 Suzhou

suzhou city

Suzhou has a history of over 4000 years since the written record existed. It was founded in 514 BC to be one of the oldest cities of China. Suzhou is one of the 24 historical and cultural cities, China’s key tourist city landscape and one of the four key environmental protection cities in China.  

Suzhou is the Economic, Foreign trade, Industrial and Commercial and Logistics Center of Jiangsu Province. It is also an important Culture, Art, Education and Transportation Center. Suzhou has many tourist attractions and rich tourism resources. What it famous for are the Gardens and the Ancient towns. The history of Suzhou Classical Gardens can be traced back to the garden of the King of Wu during the Spring and Autumn Period of the sixth century BC. 

As a saying goes: East or West, Suzhou Gardens Landscape is best.

Suzhou Garden is an integrated art of architecture, landscape, flowers, wood, sculpture and calligraphy. 

The 2017 GDP of Suzhou: 1540.0 Billion CNY


No.8 Wuhan

wuhan city

Wuhan is the capital of Hubei Province, one of the largest metropolis and central city in Central China. The Yangtze river and its longest tributary, the Han River, go across the city and divides Wuhan into three parts, forming the pattern of Wuchang, Hankou and Hanyang. 

Wuhan is a typical landscape garden city, there are hundreds of size hills around the three towns with nearly two hundred lakes. The water area covers a quarter of the total area of the city, and the area of the East Lake is 33 square kilometers, which is the largest City Lake in China. 

The 7th CISM Military World Games is going to be held in Wuhan in 2019.

The 2017 GDP of Wuhan: 1175.6 Billion CNY


No.9 Chengdu

chengdu city

Chengdu is the provincial capital of Sichuan Province, the only provincial city in Southwest China, and it’s an important Central City in the Western Region. What’s more, Chengdu is the technology center, trade center, financial center, transportation and communication hubs in southwest China. 

Chengdu is a very laidback city with a profound cultural heritage. People live a slow pace of life here. There are many interesting scenic spots around it. The food in Chengdu is really unforgettable. You will find so many delicious food in the alleys, especially the snacks and authentic Sichuan cuisine when you are hungry.  

The 2017 GDP of Chengdu: 1172.1 Billion CNY


No.10 Hangzhou

hangzhou city

Hangzhou, the provincial capital of Zhejiang Province. It is also the political, economic, cultural, education, transportation and financial center of Zhejiang. 

Hangzhou has a history of more than 2,200 years since the establishment of the Qin Dynasty. It was the capital of Wuyue and the Southern Song Dynasty. Because of its beautiful scenery, it is known as “paradise on earth”. Hangzhou has benefited from the convenience of the Beijing-Hangzhou Canal and the treaty ports, as well as its own developed silk and grain industries, which historically have been important commercial hubs. 

Relying on the railway lines such as Shanghai-Hangzhou railway and Shanghai’s driving in import and export trade, the light industry of Hangzhou developed rapidly. Since the beginning of the new century, the Internet economy has become a new economic growth point in Hangzhou with the development of high-tech enterprises such as Alibaba.

The 2016 G20 Summit was successfully held in Hangzhou.

FINA Short Course World Championships is going to be held in Hangzhou in 2018.

The 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games ( The 19th Asian Games ) will be held in Hangzhou in 2022.

The 2017 GDP of Hangzhou: 1170.0 Billion CNY


By the way,

The 2017 GDP of Hong Kong is 2570 Billion HKD, around 2180 Billion CNY.

The 2017 GDP of Macao is around 310.2 Billion CNY.


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