Rongshui Miao autonomous county
Rongshui Miao autonomous county, Liuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region. [Photo/gx.people.com.cn]
Rongshui Miao autonomous county is located in Liuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region. The county is dominated by mountains, which account for 85.48 percent of the land area.
Rongshui's native products include edible, medicinal, and industrial raw materials, which have high economic value. The county is rich in wild animal and plant resources. According to surveys, there are 3,332 species of higher plants belonging to 1,232 genera and 303 families, second only to Xishuangbanna in Yunnan province. Forty kinds of minerals have been discovered in the county, with about 190 mineral deposits, among which the amount of serpentinite is about 10.92 million tons, with its reserves of resources ranking 10th in the country.
In 2019, the county's regional GDP was 12.62 billion yuan ($1.82 billion), an increase of 5 percent. Its fiscal revenue was 820 million yuan, an increase of 8 percent, and its fixed asset investment increased by 16.3 percent. The added value of its primary, secondary, and tertiary industries was 1.83 billion yuan, 4.42 billion yuan, and 6.37 billion yuan, an increase of 4.1 percent, 2.2 percent and 7.2 percent respectively.
Rongshui has invested a total of 764 million yuan in poverty alleviation efforts in 2019, which effectively ensures the solid progress of various tasks. A total of 44 poverty-stricken villages and 36,800 impoverished people were lifted out of poverty, while its poverty incidence dropped to 1.63 percent.