31 Chinese cities with economies as big as countries

Each of the 31 Chinese cities below has a GDP that is equivalent an entire country.

China cities GDP

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Chinese cities compared to countries with similar GDP (in billions):
#1 Shanghai – $810 (Netherlands)
#2 Beijing – $664 (Switzerland)
#3 Guangzhou – $524 (Argentina)
#4 Shenzhen – $491 (Sweden)
#5 Tianjin – $478 (Poland)
#6 Suzhou – $440 (Belgium)
#7 Chongqing – $425 (Thailand)
#8 Hong Kong – $414 (Norway)
#9 Wuhan – $324 (Israel)
#10 Hangzhou – $275 (Chile)
#11 Wuxi – $270 (Finland)
#12 Qingdao – $266 (Bangladesh)
#13 Changsha – $246 (Portugal)
#14 Dalian – $245 (Vietnam)
#15 Foshan – $235 (Greece)
#16 Ningbo – $233 (Czech Republic)
#17 Shenyang – $230 (Peru)
#18 Zhengzhou – $210 (Romania)
#19 Tangshan – $191 (New Zealand)
#20 Yantai – $184 (Iraq)
#21 Jinan – $174 (Kazakhstan)
#22 Changchun – $163 (Hungary)
#23 Fuzhou – $160 (Morocco)
#24 Harbin – $159 (Ecuador)
#25 Hefei – $157 (Sudan)
#26 Shijiazhuang – $156 (Ukraine)
#27 Xuzhou – $150 (Angola)
#28 Changzhou – $147 (Slovakia)
#29 Wenzhou – $131 (Cuba)
#30 Zibo – $123 (Ethiopia)
#31 Macau – $45 (Ghana)

In China, there are 3 main megaregions worth noting:

Yangtze River Delta
For most of the past millennium until the Industrial Revolution, the Yangtze River Delta was the world’s leading economic region, and it has reclaimed its role as a key mega-region on the world stage [Winston Mok].
With a combined GDP of $2.17 trillion, which is comparable to India, the Yangtze River Delta contains cities like Shanghai, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Wuxi, Ningbo, and Changzhou.

Pearl River Delta
With a combined GDP of $1.89 trillion, which is comparable to Italy, the Pearl River Delta has cities like Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Foshan, Dongguan, and Macao.

Beijing-Tianjin
With a combined GDP of $1.14 trillion, which is comparable to Australia, this megaregion holds the two largest cities in northern China, Beijing, and Tianjin. The two cities are a 30-minute bullet train ride apart.

Via visualcapitalist.com

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