During the first nine months of 2010, Dongguan recorded above scale industrial output value of nearly 547 billion yuan. The added value of the above scale industry reached 128.2 billion yuan with an increase of 22.4% over the same time of last year, leaping to third placefor output value in the Pearl River Delta.
Contributing to the rapid growth of economy, the two pillar industries electronic information and electrical machinery industries have a respective increase of 32.8% and 26.9%, have made the most significant contribution to the astonishing turnaround in industrial added value.
Furthermore, four industries being furniture, toys, textile, and food beverage all recorded increases of above 10% as stimulated by the warming-up of external demand. Adversely the development of paper-making and petrochemical industries began to slow down in the recent several months after a peak in April and May.
(By Tan Jing)