Maps & Infographics

Learn more on the Chinese market by browsing our different maps and infographics

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Achieving the peak of carbon neutrality is an inherent goal in China. Between 2005 and 2019, many provinces in China significantly decreased their carbon emission. This map showcases the top ten best-performing provinces in China that have reduced their carbon emissions.

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In recent years, the electric vehicles (EVs) industry in China has grown to become a global leader. EVs are sure to become more widespread among consumers, but their success relies on the availability of EV infrastructure. This map displays the number of EV charging stations by provinces in mainland China, indicating which regions in China are ready for the large-scale adoption of EVs.

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China is the largest e-commerce market in the world, generating almost half of the world’s transactions. In 2020, the total transaction volume of e-commerce in China reached RMB 11.92 trillion. The top platforms in China’s e-commerce market include Alibaba’s Taobao and Tmall (50.8% of market share), JD (15.9%), followed by Pinduoduo (13.2%), which has recently overtaken its competitors and become the third-largest platform. This map reveals the top provinces in Mainland China of e-commerce transaction value, with Guangdong and Zhejiang ranking at the top in 2020.

Today, China is one of the world’s largest investors and adopters of digital technologies. The country has 42% of global e-commerce and transacts 11 times more mobile payments than the United States. Over the years, the Chinese government has enabled digitization by continuing to be a major investor in, and consumer of, digital technologies.  This map exhibits the top provinces in mainland China of value added from digitization that has increased both productivity and efficiency in traditional industries.

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Baidu autofill is based on top searched results on Baidu. Find out about the opinions of Chinese netizens about each province, autonomous region, and municipality in Mainland China. Many perceptions are positive, others are well-known, and some are downright unusual, but they all reflect each region’s unique culture.

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Tea is one of the quintessential cultures of China, with its history being as long as the country itself. A beverage to quench thirst, tea in China embodies the spirit of clearness, respect, joy, and truthfulness. The main varieties of Chinese tea are categorised as green tea, black tea, yellow tea, and Oolong tea. 

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With over 30 provinces in China and 8 major culinary cuisines, food is one of the most imperative elements of Chinese culture. From Anhui, Cantonese, Fujian, and Hunan, to Jiangsu, Shandong, Szechuan, and Zhejiang. Above maps shows the top local food and beverage chains in China and popular Chinese dishes by provinces.

Sichuan is…

  • The second largest of the Chinese provinces.
  • One of the country’s major provinces in terms of population, resources, economic development, and technological advancement.
  • A major production area for lithium-ion batteries.
  • The home to more than 30% of the world’s giant pandas
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Sichuan has…

  • Completely integrated industrial sectors producing high-quality machinery, electronics, metallurgical products, chemicals, building materials, foodstuffs, and silk.
  • Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, it is the fourth-largest airport in China. It’s a modern airport with all the facilities and functions.
  • The heart and nerve centre, the Sichuan Basin area, also called the Red Basin (Hongpen), from economic, political, geographical, and historical points of view. Some consider this region to be China in a microcosm, and often as a country within the country.
  • One of the most diversified ranges of ethnic groups in all of China, including Han (Chinese), Yi (Lolo), Tibetans, Miao (Hmong), Tujia, Hui (Chinese Muslims), and Qiang.

Henan is: 

  • the third most populated province in China, after Guangdong and Shandong
  • a major wheat and cotton-producing province
  • a province with a growing variety of heavy industries, such as chemical works and tractor plants, and light industries, such as the production of textiles, appliances, and electronic equipment. 
  • an important junction in China’s railway system. Zhengzhou is at the junction of China’s two greatest trunk railways, the line running from Beijing to Guangzhou and the Longhai line, which runs from the east coast to Xinjiang, in the far northwest. 

Henan has:

  • hydroelectric power from the Sanmen project supply burgeoning industries in Zhengzhou, Luoyang, and Kaifeng
  • been deluged by unusually slow-moving rain storms the past week, displacing hundreds of thousands of people and causing 1.22 billion yuan (about $190 million) of economic damage.

Zhejiang is…

  • One of the smallest province-level political units of China, but it is also one of the most densely populated and affluent.
  • One of the leading provinces in China in terms of farm productivity.
  • A leader in tea production and fishing.

Zhejiang has…

  • The “double eight strategy” that identifies Zhejiang’s eight strengths in terms of economic structure, geological position, coordinated development of urban and rural areas, ecology, mountain and ocean resources, environment, and culture.
  • 22 national-level economic development zones.
  • 8 airports including Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport which is one of China’s 12 main airports.

Shandong is…

  • China’s pivotal cultural and religious center 
  • one of the richest provinces in China
  • the second-largest consumer market (in terms of retail sales) after Guangdong. Retail sales of consumer goods reached RMB 3,577.1 billion in 2019 (8.7% of China’s total)

Shandong has…

  • a well-developed rail network system comprising the Beijing-Shanghai Railway, and the Beijing-Kowloon Railway
  • 8 civil airports and seven seaports, including Qingdao Port
  • major exports comprising machinery, electronics, textiles, garments, chemical products, plastics and related products, base metals, and related products

Jiangsu is…

  • an important IT manufacturing base in China that focuses on the development of new and high technology products
  • partnering with Singapore through the China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP) and Singapore-Nanjing Eco Hi-Tech Island (SNEHTI) project. Singapore companies continued to show strong interest in Jiangsu province, with 10 commercial projects signed at the 14th Singapore-Jiangsu Cooperation Council (SJCC) meeting (2020)

Jiangsu has…

  • the volume of the digital economy reached four trillion RMB, accounting for over 40 percent of the province’s GDP (2019)
  • the export value of electronic products amounted to 1,796 billion RMB (or 66 percent of total export value). Major export markets included the United States, Japan, and South Korea (2019)
  • It’s GDP increased by 3.7 percent to reach 10.27 trillion RMB in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic

Guangdong is…

  • The most populous province of China and the 15th-largest by area (179,800 km²)
  • The province with the largest economy in China
  • The world’s 4th largest sub-national economy with a GDP of 10.77 trillion RMB (2019)

Guangdong has…

  • The Pearl River Delta Economic Zone, a Chinese megalopolis, is a core for high technology, manufacturing, and foreign trade
  • 14 enterprises from Guangdong got in Fortune Global 500: Ping An Insurance of China, Huawei Investment, Zhengwei International, China Southern Power Grid, Country Garden, etc. (2020)
  • 71 enterprises from Guangdong were in the Top 500 Enterprises of China (2020)