Private Investment in Fixed Assets for the First Four Months of 2016
National Bureau of Statistics of China2016-05-19 09:12




In the first four months of 2016, the private investment in fixed assets reached 8,239.3 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 5.2 percent in nominal terms, and the growth rate was 0.5 percentage points lower than that in the first three months. The proportion of private investment in fixed assets to the total investment in fixed assets (excluding rural households) was 62.1 percent, 3.2 percentage points lower than that in the same period last year.

 

 

 

In term of different areas, the private investment in fixed assets in eastern region amounted to 4,076.3 billion yuan, rose by 7.7 percent year-on-year, a decrease of 0.2 percentage points over the first three months; that of central region, 2,403.6 billion yuan, increased 6.8 percent, an increase of 0.6 percentage points; that of western region, 1,487.0 billion yuan, increased 2.9 percent, a decrease of 0.3 percentage points; that of northeastern region, 272.4 billion yuan, decreased 23.1 percent, and the pace of decline widened by 6.0 percentage points.

 

In term of different industries, the private investment in fixed assets in primary industry reached 267.3 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 18.1 percent, and the growth rate decreased 3.4 percentage points over the first three months; that in the secondary industry amounted to 4,127.1 billion yuan, increased 6.1 percent, a decrease of 0.6 percentage points; that in the tertiary industry was 3,845.0 billion yuan, went up by 3.4 percent, decreased 0.3 percentage points.

 

Of the secondary industry, industrial private investment in fixed assets reached 4,092.4 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 6.1 percent, and the growth rate went down by 0.5 percentage points over the first three months, of which, that of mining industry was 122.2 billion yuan, decreased 7.1 percent, and the growth rate remained at the same level over the first three months; that of the manufacturing industry was 3,735.7 billion yuan, increased 5.4 percent, down by 0.9 percentage points; that of the production and supply of electric power, heat power, gas and water was 234.5 billion yuan, increased 28.8 percent, up by 7.1 percentage points.

 

Private Investment in Fixed Assets for the First Four Months of 2016

 

Indicators

Jan-Apr

Absolute Value

Increase rate Y/Y

(100 Million Yuan)

(%)

 

 

 

Private Investment in Fixed Assets

82393

5.2

Grouped by Different Areas

 

 

 Eastern Region

40763

7.7

 Central Region

24036

6.8

 Western Region

14870

2.9

  Northeastern Region

2724

-23.1

Grouped by Types of Industry

 

 

Primary Industry

2673

18.1

 Secondary Industry

41271

6.1

 Tertiary Industry

38450

3.4

Grouped by Industrial Sectors

 

 

 Agriculture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry and Fishery

2996

16.3

 Mining

1222

-7.1

  Of which: Mining and Washing of Coal

308

-23.9

      Extraction of Petroleum and Natural Gas

39

7.1

      Ore Mining, Smelting and Pressing of Ferrous Metals

158

-29.8

      Ore Mining, Smelting and Pressing of Non-Ferrous Metal

234

14.9

      Ore Mining, Processing of Non-Metallic Minerals

435

8.5

 Manufacturing

37357

5.4

  Of which: Manufacture of Non-metallic Mineral Products

3483

-1.6

      Smelting and Pressing of Ferrous Metals

857

11.7

      Smelting and Pressing of Non-Ferrous Metal

1094

-1.8

      Manufacture of General Purpose Machinery

2960

5.4

      Manufacture of Special Purpose Machinery

2609

2.2

      Manufacture of automobile

2334

23.4

      Manufacture of railways, shipbuilding, aerospace and other transportation equipment

508

-4.1

      Manufacture of Electrical Machinery & Equipment

2725

12.2

      Manufacture of Telecommunications Equipment, Computers and Other Electronic Equipment

1594

8.5

 Production and Supply of Electricity ,Gas and Water

2345

28.8

  Of which: Production and Supply of Electric Power and Heat Power

1808

39.0

 Construction

425

1.0

 Transport, Storage and Post

2742

5.8

  Of which: Railway Transportation

42

-35.8

      Road Transportation

1007

8.3

 Management of Water Conservancy, Environment and Public Facilities

3142

7.7

  Of which: Management on Water Resource

256

17.2

      Management on Public Facilities

2701

6.3

 Education

531

11.6

 Health, Social Works

498

24.8

 Culture, Sports and Entertainment

874

1.7

 Public Management, Social Security and Social Organizations

446

-8.4

 

 

 

Notes: For parts of data, the total is not equal to the total of sub-items due to round-off.

 

Annotations:

 

1. Explanatory Notes on Indicators

 

Private investment in fixed assets refers to the investment in construction and purchase of fixed assets within the territory of the People's Republic of China, by collective, private, and personal domestic enterprises and institutional units as well as the enterprises controlled (including absolutely controlled and relatively controlled) by these units.

 

2. Statistical Coverage

 

The statistical coverage of private investment in fixed assets is determined according to the types of industrial and commercial registration of the fixed assets investment projects units, which includes:

 

(1) The investment in fixed assets of collective enterprises, joint-stock cooperative enterprises, private enterprises, private partnerships, private limited liability companies, self-employed businessmen, individual partnerships and other pure non-governmental entities with industrial and commercial registration;

 

(2) All the investment in fixed assets of the main investment units, which are controlled by collective enterprises, private enterprises and individuals in the mixed economic components with industrial and commercial registration.

 

3. Data Collection

 

Private investment in fixed assets is a part of investment in fixed assets, and the reports of private investment on fixed assets are collected monthly with complete enumeration (no report in January), which is the same as the report of investment on fixed assets.

 

4. Classification on East, Central and West Region

 

Eastern region: including Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Fujian, Shandong, Guangdong and Hainan. Central region: including Shanxi, Anhui, Jiangxi, Henan, Hubei and Hunan. Western region: including Inner Mongolia, Guangxi, Chongqing, Sichuan, Guizhou, Yunnan, Tibet, Shaanxi, Gansu, Qinghai, Ningxia and Xinjiang. Northeastern region:  including Liaoning, Jilin and Heilongjiang.

 

5. Standard Industrial Classification

 

The NBS performed the new standard on industrial classification for national economic activities (GB/T4754-2011), please refer to http://www.stats.gov.cn/tjsj/tjbz/hyflbz

 

6. Explanatory Notes on Growth Rate

 

The growth rate of private investment in fixed assets is nominal growth rate, because the price indices of investment in fixed assets are calculated on quarterly basis, except Jan.-Mar., Jan.-Jun., Jan-Sep. and Jan.-Dec., the growth rates in the other months are nominal growth rates.

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