- Chongqing – 14 per cent rise in contribution to GDP: Chongqing formerly transliterated as Chungking, is a major city in southwest china. Administratively, it is one of China’s four direct-controlled municipalities and the only such municipality in China located far away from the coast.2. Guangzhou – 13.1 per cent: Guangzhou known as Canton, is the capital and most populous city of the provience of Guangdong in southern China. Located on the Pearl River about 120 km (75 mi) north-northwest of Hong Kong and 145 km (90 mi) north of Macau Guangzhou has a history of over 2,200 years and was a major terminus of the maritime Silk road and continues to serve as a major port and transportation hub today.
3. Shanghai – 12.8 per cent: Shanghaiis one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world with a population of more than 24 million as of 2014. It is a global financial centre and transport hub, with the world’s busiest container port. Located in the Yangtze River Delta.4. Beijing – 12 per cent: Beijing as Peking, is the capital of the People’s Republic of China and the world’s second most populous city proper and most populous capital city. The city, located in northern China.
5. Chengdu – 11.2 per cent: Chengdu as, is a sub-provinical city has served as capital of China’s province. It is one of the three most populous cities in western China. As of 2014, the administrative area houses 14,427,500 inhabitants, with an urban population of 10,152,632.