In the first half of this year, the economy of Nanning showed a stable and sound growth momentum. The GDP of Nanning grew by 8.8% and hit a high record in the same period over the past four years. The performance regarding to all major economic indicators was better than expected, reaching a growth rate higher than that of the whole region and the whole country. The quality and benefit of economic growth continued to improve. The formation of new driving forces for economic growth was speeding up and some new economic drives and carriers were taking shape and gradually coming into play.