Top 10 provincial regions in China by GDP

With efficient implementation of prevention and control of the COVID-19 pandemic, China is the only major economy in the world to achieve economic growth in 2020.

Securities Times published a GDP ranking for provincial regions in China in 2020, showing two of the top 10 regions exceeding 10 trillion yuan economic aggregation threshold and the top 4 of them rank among the top 20 in the world by GDP if taken as an economic body.

The number one province, Guangdong, takes the 13th spot in the world by GDP, a position which surpasses that of Australia.

Let's take a look at China's top 10 provincial regions with the best performance in terms of GDP in 2020.

No 10 Shanghai

GDP: 3.87 trillion yuan ($599 billion)

Software engineers write codes for a games manufacturer in Shanghai. XU QING/FOR CHINA DAILY

No 9 Hunan province

GDP: 4.18 trillion yuan

Robots work at a Sany Heavy Industry plant in Changsha, Central China's Hunan province, on Feb 20, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]

No 8 Hubei province

GDP: 4.34 trillion yuan

A host sells hot dry noodles, a popular dish in Wuhan, Hubei province, and other food products on a livestream broadcast from the 29th China Food Expo on Dec 3. [Photo by ZHAN SONG/CHANGJIANG DAILY]

No 7 Fujian province

GDP: 4.39 trillion yuan

The No 5 nuclear power unit in Fuqing, Fujian province, is the first to use the Hualong One, a domestically designed third-generation reactor. [Photo/Xinhua]

No 6 Sichuan province

GDP: 4.86 trillion yuan

A railway container center in the Sichuan Pilot Free Trade Zone in Chengdu. [Photo/Xinhua]

No 5 Henan province

GDP: 5.50 trillion yuan

Employees clean a high-speed train at an overhaul shop in Zhengzhou, Central China's Henan province, on Jan 16, 2021. [Photo/Sipa]

No 4 Zhejiang province

GDP: 6.46 trillion yuan

A container ship anchors at Ningbo-Zhoushan Port in Zhejiang, waiting to be unloaded. [Photo by Yao Feng/For China Daily]

No 3 Shandong province

GDP: 7.31 trillion yuan

Containers are transported at a port in Qingdao, East China's Shandong province, on Jan 12, 2021. [Photo/IC]

No 2 Jiangsu province

GDP: 10.27 trillion yuan

Workers carry out tasks relating to construction of a refinery project at a petrochemical industry base in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province. [Photo by Wang Jianmin/For China Daily]

No 1 Guangdong province

GDP: 11.08 trillion yuan

A view of Nansha Port in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong province. [Photo/Xinhua]