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After floods in China evacuated more than 2 million people PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 19 June 2011 12:25

About 2.6 million people were evacuated after floods in Zhejiang Province, China, more than a thoUSAnd businesses were forced to stop their work. From heavy rainfalls also affected about 171 000 hectares of agricultural land. About 170 people were killed or missing. Total damage from the floods in Zhejiang province is estimated at nearly five billion yuan. Floods in Zhejiang Province were the result of breaking the two dams, which were filled with water from heavy rainfall in the last few days. At this time, army eliminates the effects of flood consequences.

Zhejiang Province is located in east China, on the coast of East China Sea. The area of the province is about 100 thoUSAnd square kilometers. The provincial capital is a Hangzhou City, real estate in which, according to the results of 2010, took first place in China. The province is bordered to the south of Fujian province, west of the country - with the provinces of Jiangxi and Anhui in the north - with the province of Jiangsu, as well as with the city of Shanghai.

Flooding of this size was possible in Zhejiang province, because of the fact that the mountains, dissected by river valleys, occupy most of the territory. The climate of Zhejiang province is subtropical, with average January temperatures 5 ° C and 27 ° C in July. Average annual rainfall is about 1000 mm. Numerous rivers in the province are mountainous. Also, the area of Zhejiang Province is a zone of passage of typhoons. But in this month's heavy rainfall caused no typhoon, and a low pressure area that covered part of eastern and southern provinces of China, after in these provinces fell to a record rainfall for these places from the impact of which has happened a catastrophic flood.

Note, that the Zhejiang province is at a very important place in the economic system of China, as the Zhejiang province is China's third largest GDP and is one of the highest average income of urban and rural populations.

The main exported products of Zhejiang Province, are: agricultural products, garments, silk. Among the imported products are steel and nonferrous metals, oil, petrochemical products, industrial equipment, pulp. Also, Zhejiang province is famous cultural and historical center of China. Despite the fact that, in Zhejiang Province are also small deposits of ore, on the whole province is poor in minerals.

The main specialization of Zhejiang province is agriculture, which is famous in China for its high productivity. The province occupies a leading place in China for growing rice, cereals, green tea and catch fish. Province also exports to other provinces of China a vegetables, fruits, flowers and animal products, meat and milk. Besides, in Zhejiang province developed the silk and textile industries, production of building materials.

Many industrial enterprises of Zhejiang province are export-oriented, more than half of all exports in Zhejiang province is sent to Japan, USA and Europe. In the city of Yiwu is the world's largest wholesale market for haberdashery and household goods, which is visited by many foreign companies.

It should be noted, that trade and economic ties between Russia and Zhejiang province developed significantly better than the other provinces of eastern China. Russia's main exports in Zhejiang province are: steel, nonferrous metals, petroleum products. The Russian companies import mainly textile products.

Thus, as a consequence of the floods in Zhejiang province, but the expected increase in the prices of many food products in China, may be called as a likely reduction in demand for steel and nonferrous metals imported from Russia in Zhejiang.


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