GZ & Shenzhen among top 10 Chinese cities by economic power

The Wharton Economic Institute released its "2022 Top 100 Cities in China" ranking, categorizing 110 cities at the prefectural level or higher by their soft and hard economic power. This is the eighth year for the institute to release its ranking. 

Let's take a look at the top 10.

No 10 Tianjin

Aerial photo taken on Jan 11, 2021 shows a view of the Pacific international container terminal at Tianjin Port in North China's Tianjin. [Photo/Xinhua]

No 9 Chengdu

A staff member wearing a Sichuan opera costume greets passengers in front of a bullet train painted with local cultural elements at Chengdu East Railway Station on Nov 25, 2021. [Photo/China News Service]

No 8 Wuhan

Diners enjoy a meal at a night market on July 2 in Wuhan, Hubei province. XIAO YIJIU/XINHUA

No 7 Suzhou

An employee works on the production line of a foreign-funded machinery manufacturer in Suzhou, Jiangsu province. ZHAI HUIYONG/FOR CHINA DAILY

No 6 Nanjing

People tour the Fuzi (Confucius) Temple scenic area in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu province, Aug 27, 2021. [Photo/Xinhua]

No 5 Hangzhou

Shoppers at the 2022 Zhejiang Golden Autumn Shopping Festival on Hubin Pedestrian Street, Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. [Photo provided to China Daily]

No 4 Guangzhou

People enjoy beautiful autumn scenery of the Haizhuhu Park in Guangzhou in September, 2022. (Photo by Chen Youzi/Guangzhou Daily)

No 3 Shenzhen

Skyscrapers border a lush green landscape in Shenzhen's central business district. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

No 2 Shanghai

Lujiazui, the financial center in Shanghai, forms a perfect backdrop to the Bund area. [WANG GANG/FOR CHINA DAILY]

No 1 Beijing

The Palace Museum in Beijing on Sept 1, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]

Source: China Daily
Editor: Lyu Yun