The list of the 15th China’s top 100 counties with most outstanding economic strength and basic competitiveness was released in Beijing on August 22.
There are four Hunan counties from Hunan included, namely, Changhsa County, Liuyang City, Ningxiang County and Liling City.
After ascending to the China’s Top 10 Counties list for the first time last year, Changsha County moved up one place to 8th this year, still playing a leading role in Midwest China. Liuyang City moved ahead to 28th from 60th in 2012, entering the Top 30 for the first time and making the fast progress in top 100 counties. Ningxiang County ranked 39th and improved the most increased by 11 places compared with the previous year. Liling County has increased by 2 places to 82th.
Translator: Yang Chengfei
Source: Hunan Official Web Portal