According to a report by Beijing Youth Daily, Beijing has witnessed an
11%-plus economic growth every year in the last 5 years.
Beijing's GDP in 2006 was 772.03 billion yuan, and its annual GDP per capita
was $6,210, while the figure was expected to hit $6,000 by 2008.
Local financial revenue in Beijing in 2006 was 111.72 billion yuan, and it
has been increasing at a 20% annual rate in the previous years. The disposable
income of urban Beijingers was 19,978 yuan per capita (10% more than in 2005),
and the net income of suburban Beijingers was 8,620 yuan (9% more than in
The six high-end industrial districts of Zhongguancun, Jinrongjie, Beijing
Economic and Technological Development Zone, CBD, Airport Economic Zone and
Olympic Central Zone had all been completed, and they had played a very
important part in boosting Beijing's economy. In fact, they contributed nearly
50% of industrial growth, 50%-plus of information industrial growth and more
than 70% of financial growth to Beijing in 2006.