Beijing Service Sector and its Demand Structure: Changes and Impact —A Comparative Analysis Based on Regional Input-Output Table

Chang-zheng ZHAO


The mode of economic growth and industrial structure of Beijing city is an exceptional case in China. By utilizing the regional input-output table, the comparison research reveals that the remarkable transformation of demand structure in service sector contributes greatly to its rapid development in Beijing. The statistics show that the outflow rate of service sectors has increased by 17% in the final demand. It proves that Beijing's radiating capacity to the rest of China has much strengthened and that the service sector gives tremendous impetus to other industries. In comparison with that of Washington State of the United States, the demand structure of Beijing's service sector changes in regular proportion to the usual rule and shows a similar tendency to that of developed countries. Key words: service sector; demand structure; input-output table; output requirement coefficientRésumé: Le mode de croissance économique et la structure industrielle de la ville de Beijing est un cas exceptionnel en Chine. En utilisant le tableau d'import-export régional, la recherche de comparaison révèle que la transformation remarquable de la structure dedemande dans le secteur des services contribue grandement à son développement rapide à Beijing. Les statistiques montrent que le taux d'exportation du secteur des services a augmenté de 17% dans la demande finale. Cela prouve que la capacité radiatrice de Pékin au reste de la Chine a été renforcé et que le secteur des services donne une impulsion considérable à d'autres industries. En comparaison avec celle de Washington aux États-Unis, la structure de demande du secteur des services de Pékin change en proportion régulière à la règle habituelle et montre une tendance similaire à celle des pays développés. Mots-clés: secteur des services; structure de demande; tableau d'import-export; indicateurs productifs

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