The industrial production, continuing its rapid growth, is able to provide breakthroughs in stimulating the growth of national economy. In 2005, the gross industrial output value of Fujian reached RMB 1,000.1 billion (an increase of 16.2% over the previous year), while the industrial added value hit RMB 279.8 billion (an increase of 13.5%). The added value of three leading industry of Fujian, namely electronics, petrol-chemical and machinery, hit RMB 78 billion in 2005 (an increase of 15.2%), while that of traditional advantageous industries as knitting, metallurgy and construction material reached RMB 45 billion (an increase of 26.3%). The growth of power production has provided strong guarantee for the industrial development. The power output has increased 18%, while the power consumption has also increased 14%, in which the industrial power consumption increased 14%.
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