Putian maintains steady economic growth in H1
Workers work at a photoelectric company in Putian on July 27. [Photo/Xinhua]
Putian in East China's Fujian province has been developing its local traditional industries including healthcare, shoemaking, arts and crafts, and wood processing in recent years. Meanwhile, it also seeks new ways to boost local economy.
Profits and market competitiveness of local enterprises are enhanced through cost reduction, technological innovation and industrial upgrading.
The major economic indicators of Putian all ranked top among nine cities in Fujian in the first half of 2019. Local GDP reached 112.215 billion yuan over the period ($16.3 billion), rising 8.1 percent year-on-year.