Industry and construction

The added value of industrial output of Dalian was 248.59 billion yuan ($34.96 billion) in 2018, an increase of 9.5 percent. Manufacturers above designed size – those with annual sales of 20 million yuan or more -- saw added value of industrial output increase by 11.2 percent year-on-year. Of this, State-owned business reported growth of 11.7 percent year-on-year, private-owned enterprises recorded growth of 8.6 percent year-on-year, foreign invested companies reported an increase of 30 percent year-on-year, the high-tech sector had a surge of 50.8 percent year-on-year, the equipment manufacturing industry reported growth of 21.1 percent year-on-year and emerging markets posted growth of 16.5 percent year-on-year.


In 2018, Dalian’s crude oil output was 22.34 million tons, dropping by 14.5 percent year-on-year.


A total of 44.19 billion kilowatts power was generated in 2018, an increase of 8.6 percent.


Crude steel production decreased by 17.6 percent year-on-year to 1.12 million metric tons. Steel production was 1.71 million tons, a decrease of 10.2 percent. Cement production decreased 7.3 percent year-on-year to 6.43 million tons.


In 2018, Dalian’s automotive production was 22,479 units, dropping 60 percent year-on-year. Rolling bearings production totaled 1.08 billion sets, up 8.6 percent. A total of 271 locomotives were produced, up 68.3 percent year-on-year. DVD production decreased by 23.2 percent year-on-year to 1.88 million.


Sales of industrial products sales rose 98.58 percent on the previous year. Enterprises above designed size reported operating income of 519.44 billion yuan in 2018, down 4.2 percent from 2017. Their net income totaled 35.09 billion yuan, up 15.8 percent year-on-year and tax paid totaled 63.1 billion yuan, a decrease of 9 percent year-on-year.


Overall output of the construction industry was 87.25 billion yuan, declining by 12.9 percent year-on-year, of which non-public companies reported 66.34 billion yuan in output value.