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Last year, Dongguan in Guangdong province became the 24th city on the Chinese mainland to record GDP of over 1 trillion yuan ($157 billion), an indication of the country's steady economic recovery in 2021, experts said. Despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the substantial economic growth of the cities highlighted the resilience and vitality of the Chinese economy, they said. In 2021, Beijing also became the first Chinese city to have GDP exceeding 4 trillion yuan. The 1 trillion-yuan figure is usually seen as a benchmark of a city's economic prowess. Shanghai was the first Chinese city to hit