From January to April, the added value of industrial enterprises above a designated size in Xi'an saw an increase of 3.4 percent, due to the effective control of the COVID-19 epidemic and the resumption of work and production, according to the Xi'an bureau of statistics.
Among the 36 major industries, seven industries achieved positive growth in total industrial output value, an increase of three industries from the first quarter.
During that period, the total output value of the six pillar industries increased by 9.4 percent year on year, 10.8 percentage points higher than that of Xi'an’s average.
The output value of the electronic information industry, the new energy and material industry, and the biomedical industry increased by 52.6 percent, 19.4 percent and 6.7 percent respectively year on year.
Large and medium-sized industrial enterprises' output value saw a year-on-year increase of 4.6 percent, while the output value of small enterprises decreased by 17.6 percent year on year.
In terms of the 24 products under key monitoring, the output of some products increased a lot, including SUVs, polycrystalline silicon, monocrystalline silicon, smartphones, 3D printing equipment, and optical fiber.