Tibet's GDP grows about 7% in 2021


Villagers harvest highland barley at Ombu township, Nyima county, Nagqu city of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, Sept 23, 2021. [Photo/Xinhua]

LHASA -- The gross domestic product of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region grew about 7 percent in 2021, said Yan Jinhai, acting chairman of the regional government.

Tibet's GDP surpassed 200 billion yuan ($31.4 billion) last year, said Yan in his government work report delivered Tuesday at the fifth session of the 11th People's Congress of Tibet Autonomous Region.

Per-capita disposable income for the region's rural residents grew 14 percent, while that for urban residents rose 13 percent.