Chengdu Economic & Technological Development Zone

Authors: Go Chengdu

2014-07-11

Chengdu Economic & Technological Development Zone was approved as a state-level economic and technological development zone in 2000.
In 2005, it was approved as a state-level industrial park for electronic components; in 2010, it was approved by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology as a National New Industrialization Demonstration Base of automobile industry. It is located in Longquanyi District in the eastern outskirts of Chengdu. It is a key area for the opening-up and industrial development of Chengdu, and even Sichuan. And it is also regarded as a modern manufacturing base and a new city for scientific & technological innovation and industrial restructuring. Besides, it is the main part of the Comprehensive Function Zone of Chengdu's automobile industry. Chengdu Economic & Technological Development Zone, with its full strength, is building a modern industry mechanism which takes the strong modern automobile manufacturing industry as its pillar, automobile high and new technologies industry as its pilot, and modern service industry and headquarters economy as its core.
Planned Area
160 sq. km
Regional GDP (2011)
45.2 billion RMB, up 23% year-on-year
Pillar Industries
Automobile (engineering machinery)
Major Investors
364 industrial projects have been introduced accumulatively, including 30 Fortune Global 500 companies, over 40 listed companies and branches; 240 of them have been established and put into production. Important projects concerning auto (machine) production like those of FAW-Volkswagen, Sichuan FAW TOYOTA Motor (SFTM), Geely Gaoyuan, Volvo, Dayun Auto, FAW Special Auto, FAW Passenger Car, FAW Commercial Car, Ruihuate Pure Electric Automobile, Kobelco Group, Caterpillar, Push Heavy Machinery, CSRGC have gathered there; as well as over 180 automobile parts projects including those of Magna, Faway Johnson, FAWFW, Toyota Boshoku, Tianxing-Mita etc.
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