Hubei province is briefly named E, with Wuhan as its provincial seat. Hubei is situated in the conjunction area that “joins east with the west and link the north with south” in China. Historically, it is one of the economically developed regions in China. Presently, the province has built up a comprehensive industrial production system with a full range of sectors and with iron/steel, machinery, electric power, textiles and foodstuffs as the mainstays. Its pillar industries include automobile, machinery & electronics, metallurgy, light industry and textiles, and foodstuffs, with automobile output ranking the first in the country. With its agriculture based on cultivation, the province is considered to be an important production base of grain, cotton, edible oil and pigs in China.
In 2011, Hubei’s GDP totaled 1.51258 trillion yuan.
In history, Hubei has been a hub of both water and land transportation in China. The freshwater transportation occupies an important position in the province and trunk railways radiates in all directions. Hubei is the key construction region for Chinese industry. The province is rich in mineral reserves and hydropower resources, with hydropower generation developing rapidly. The textile industry of Hubei includes sectors of cotton, hemp, wool, silk and synthetic fiber, with cotton textile industry as the mainstay and the most important sector of light industry in the province.
副主任： 严官金 、黄国雄
地 址： 湖北省武汉市武昌区洪山路7号
邮 编： 430071
电 话： 027-87235542
传 真： 027-87811731
网 址： www.hubei.gov.cn
Chairman: Wang Xiangxi
Vice Chairmen: Yan Guanjin , Huang Guoxiong
Add:No.7 Hongshanlu, Wuchang District, Wuhan, Hubei