Recently, the "China Township Comprehensive Competitiveness Report 2019" (hereinafter referred to as the "Report") was released. The "Report" also announced three lists including the "Top 100 Towns in Western China of 2019". 26 towns in Guangxi are on the list, five of which are in Nanning including Hengzhou Town in Hengxian County, Chengxiang Town in Wuming District, as well as Litang Town in Binyang County.
The research team of the "Report" focused on all towns (excluding streets, farms and groups) in China, and evaluated the comprehensive competitiveness of them in terms of economic scale, vitality and GDP per capita. The average population of the top 100 towns in the west is 72,700. The average public fiscal revenue is 465 million yuan, the average number of industrial enterprises is 137, and the average number of industrial enterprises above designated size is 19.