In 2016, the city achieved a total regional GDP of RMB 1,045 billion, an increase of 8% over the previous year; investment in fixed assets by the whole society totaled RMB 553.356 billion, up 0.9 % year on year. By the end of 2016, Nanjing has welcomed a total of 13,490 foreign-invested enterprises; the contracted foreign capital of foreign-invested enterprises amounted to 82 billion US dollars, with 47.1 billion US dollars already paid-in; a total of 103 Fortune Global 500 companies have invested in 198 projects in Nanjing.
In 2016, 511 new foreign investment projects were approved; newly registered contracted foreign capital totaled 5.66 billion US dollars, with 3.48 billion US dollars of foreign capital in actual use. In 2016, the import and export of Nanjing reached 50.26 billion US dollars. In 2016, Nanjing city witnessed 175 outbound investment projects and the agreed investment reached 3.01 billion US dollars. Nanjing is working with 93 countries and regions around the world in such areas as project contracting, technology outsourcing and labor dispatching.