Shanxi Xiaohe International Exhibition Center is under construction in Taiyuan. [Photo/Shanxi Daily]

The growth rate of the industrial added value of Taiyuan, capital of North China's Shanxi province, reached 10.3 percent in the first half of 2022, ranking first among Central China's six provincial capitals and fifth among provincial capitals across the country.

During this period, the added values of non-traditional industries, high-tech manufacturing, equipment manufacturing and strategic emerging industries respectively accounted for 45.4 percent, 15 percent, 21.8 percent and 27.1 percent of the city's industrial added value. 

The total output value of Taiyuan's enterprises above designated size – those with annual revenue of 20 million yuan ($2.95 million) or more – increased 20.6 percent year-on-year to 249.72 billion yuan from January to June. For June alone, the output value saw a record high with 52.04 billion yuan. 

In addition, 283 industrial projects with investment of 14.78 billion yuan in place were under construction in the city, reaching the highest level in the same period in the past six years.