CHONGQING, Jan. 2 (Xinhua) -- Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality produced 60.95 million laptops last year, up 9.9 percent, the municipal government said Friday.
According to the local commission of economy and information technology, the increase in production was attributed to the recovery of the global computer industry, which brought surging orders from Hewlett-Packard and Acer among others .
The commission said Chongqing continued to lead the industry as the world's largest laptop production base.
Output of the city's electronic manufacturing expanded by 27.5 percent last year.
Chongqing also produced 258 million mobile phones in 2017. Its annual output of LCD monitors reached 91.28 million, a substantial growth of 131.2 percent. Production of integrated circuits and printed-circuit boards registered increases.