According to the Xinjiang Daily, on April 25, the second press conference on the theme of promoting high-quality development in Xinjiang revealed that according to the unified accounting results of regional GDP, the GDP of Xinjiang in the first quarter was 414.952 billion yuan, calculated at constant prices, an increase of 4.9% year-on-year.
Specifically, in the first quarter, Xinjiang’s total fixed asset investment (excluding farmers) increased by 18.6% over the previous year, 13.5 percentage points higher than the national level (5.1%). In the first quarter, the total retail sales of social consumer goods in Xinjiang were 86.05 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 5.1%. In addition, in the first quarter, Xinjiang’s general public budget revenue was 55.72 billion yuan, an increase of 21.4% over the previous year, ranking first in the country. According to previously released data, in the first quarter of this year, the total value of Xinjiang’s foreign trade imports and exports was 68.07 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 80.3%, ranking first in the country.