The GDP of southwest China's border province of Yunnan expanded 8.8 percent year on year to reach 1.3 trillion yuan ($184 billion) in the first nine months this year, according to the provincial statistical bureau.
The province reported rapid growth in investment, consumption and export during the period.
Fixed-asset investment in Yunnan increased 9.3 percent year on year, with private investment surging 25.8 percent. Real estate investment was up 29.7 percent.
Retail sales of consumer goods reached 546.57 billion yuan ($81.58 billion), up 10.2 percent year on year, and exports rose 28.1 percent to 72.81 billion yuan ($10.87 billion).