GDP: 442.18 billion yuan in 2001 (US$53.4 billion)
GDP growth rate: 9.2%
GDP ratio (1st, 2nd and tertiary industries): In 2001, the added value of the first industry increased by 2.4%, that of the second industry increased by 12.3% and the tertiary industry by 10.2%.
Revenues: 27.1 billion yuan (US$3.27 billion) in 2001
Industrial output value and growth rate:
The industrial added value increased by 12.5%. The net profits totaled 8.5 billion yuan (US$1.03 billion), up by 18.2% than the previous year.
Agricultural output value and growth rate:
Sichuan was one of the first areas to experiment with the rural economic restructuring that started in 1978. Among farm produce, the yield of grain, oil-bearing crops, cotton and meat rank in the top 10 of the country. The output value of the animal husbandry accounted for 44% of the total agricultural output value. The per capita net income of farmers reached 1,987 yuan (US$240) in 2001.
Foreign trade: The volume of export was US$1.58 billion in 2001.
Located in the hinterland China though, Sichuan has established close links with the rest of the world. Foreign investment has been fully utilized in the fields to be given special support, such as comprehensive agricultural development, reforms of state-owned enterprises, construction of infrastructure facilities, hi-tech projects, and tourism. In 2001, a total of US$1.11 overseas funds were actually used, up by 14.5% from the previous year.
Over 73 international consortiums and large corporations, including Motorola, Pepsi Cola, Coca Cola, and McDonnell Douglas of the United States; Chit Tat of Thailand; Bayer and Siemens of Germany; and Toyota and Mitsubishi of Japan, have started operations in Sichuan.
Electronics information industry, hydropower, machinery, metallurgy, medicine, chemicals, food and beverage, and tourism.