Income Index of Major Chinese Regions: Henan

China News Digest, 7 May 2001

ZHENGZHOU, May 7 (Xinhua)—Xinhua is releasing economic indicators of ten major Chinese regions on a quarterly or annual basis.

The ten regions include Guangdong, Jiangsu, Shandong, Zhejiang, Henan, Liaoning, Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin, and Chongqing. These provinces and municipalities make up the bulk of the Chinese economy.

The following is the latest income situation for urban citizens and farmers in Henan Province in central China, in the first quarter of the year:

The average per-capita disposable income of urban residents in Henan reached 1382.80 yuan (about 167.2 U.S. dollars) in the quarter, a year-on-year increase of 4 percent.

The per-capita net income of farmers was 395.35 yuan, up 6.2 percent.