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Guangdong remains biggest provincial economy in 2016 | Updated:2017-02-17

A total of nine provincial-level regions' GDP exceeded three trillion yuan in China in 2016, according to a report by 21st Century Business Herald.

The economy of Guangdong province in southern China has remained the biggest for the 28th consecutive year. Its gross domestic product (GDP) surpassed 7.9 trillion yuan ($1.15 trillion) in 2016, a 7.5 percent year-on-year growth.

Let's take a look at China's top 10 provincial-level regions with the highest GDP last year.


The Canton Tower (left) and various skyscrapers along the Pearl River are pictured in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong province, on May 31, 2014. [Photo/VCG]

No 1 Guangdong province

GDP: 7.95 trillion yuan

Growth rate: 7.5 percent

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