In recent years, Qilian County focus on building tourism for the county brand, and its impact on the lake race and other large sports activities, greatly enhance the visibility, the appearance of the hotel and restaurant every day full of the phenomenon, the tourism industry strong development momentum, at present, the development of the tourism industry, the direct driven economic growth trend has been very prominent.
according to the County Bureau of statistics, the second quarter of the county’s tourism industry has become the main factor driving the rapid growth of the total retail sales of consumer goods. Affected by this, the county’s total retail sales of social consumer goods 111 million 480 thousand yuan, an increase of 18.2%. The two quarter of the consumer goods market showed a steady increase in the total retail sales of urban and rural consumer goods, wholesale and retail trade to maintain a steady growth, the rapid growth of accommodation and catering industry, etc.. As of the end of the two quarter, the city completed a total retail sales of consumer goods, $95 million 670 thousand, an increase of 18.7% over the previous year. Rural retail sales totaled 15 million 810 thousand yuan, an increase of 15% over the previous year. Two quarter wholesale and retail trade in the county to achieve retail sales of 84 million 890 thousand yuan, an increase of 18.1%, accounting for the total retail sales of social consumer goods by up to 76.15%. From the beginning of July, with the arrival of the tourist season and the lake and other large-scale sports activities, a large number of tourists rushed to Qilian, there is a hard to find, full of restaurants phenomenon. Two quarters of accommodation and catering industry retail sales of consumer goods reached $17 million 740 thousand, an increase of 18.1%, accounting for the total retail sales of social consumer goods by up to 15.9%. (author: Ge Wenrong)