来源：中国省与美国密歇根州贸易投资合作联合工作组 时间：2017-01-12 00:00:00
Hubei province is located in the central part of China and the middle reaches of Yangtze River, and therefore it is situated at a very advantageous strategic location in China that links east to west, connects south with north, and flows down the river to ocean. Hubei is the largest integrated transportation and communication hub in central China. Hubei is one of the important industrial and agricultural bases in China. As to the industry, 8 pillar industries including automobile, metallurgy, machinery, electric power, chemical industry, electric information, light industry and textile industry and construction materials have taken shape. Hubei is one of the main grain producing areas in China, with two largest agricultural bases including Jianghan Plain and North Hillock.
Economic and trade ties with the US
In 2016, total bilateral trade between Hubei and the US reached $4.25 billion, an increase of 0.1%. Hubei Province exports to the United States $3.4 billion, and import value of $0.86 billion. The imports of major commodities have copper ores and concentrates, not carded or combed cotton and fused quartz fused silica and so on.