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Changsha ranks 2nd nationwide in night-time economic influence in 2021

Updated:2022-01-24 14:21:03

A list of China’s top 10 cities in terms of night-time economic influence in 2021 was announced in Beijing on January 20. Changsha ranked 2nd nationwide. Changsha’s Tianxin and Furong Districts entered top 20 districts and counties in terms of night-time economic influence in 2021.

Based on the comprehensive scores, Chongqing, Changsha, Qingdao, Chengdu, Shanghai, Beijing, Wuhan, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Tianjin stand out from the 30 shortlisted cities and become the top ten with the largest night-time economic influence in 2021. According to the list, Chongqing, Changsha, and Chengdu stay ahead by their night-time economic strength.

Districts and counties were involved in the evaluation of the night-time economic influence for the first time. The top 20 districts and counties were: Tianxin District of Changsha; Chaoyang District of Beijing; Jiangbei District of Chongqing; West Coast New Area of Qingdao; Jing’an District of Shanghai; Hongqiao District of Tianjin; Yuzhong District of Chongqing; Jinjiang District of Chengdu; Gulou District of Nanjing; Tianhe District of Guangzhou; Luohu District of Shenzhen; Xiacheng District of Hangzhou; Furong District of Changsha; Jianghan District of Wuhan; Shenhe District of Shenyang; Yanta District of Xi'an; Chengyang District of Qingdao; Wuhou District of Chengdu; Yongchuan District of Chongqing; and, Lixia District of Jinan.

Changsha has seen booming night-time economy in recent years. The CPC Changsha Municipal Committee and the Changsha Municipal People’s Government have made continued efforts to strengthen the top-level design for night-time economic development. With the theme of “Building a 24-hour city”, nighttime consumption resources have been fully integrated, night-time consumption potential tapped, and nighttime consumption scenes upgraded. A new business pattern of night-time economy featuring “catering, tourism, shopping, entertainment, sports, exhibitions, and performances” has gradually taken shape.

In 2021, Changsha held the annual China Cities Nighttime Economic Development Summit. Over 100 government representatives and more than 800 enterprise representatives from all over the country attended the summit. Fine examples were provided for cities across the country to achieve high-quality night-time economic development.

Selections of nighttime economy demonstration business districts, blocks, brands, and stores were carried out.

Translator: Kuang Zhenzhen