28 Nov 2016
Huizhou (Guangdong) City Information
|Major Economic Indicators (2015)|
|Land Area (km2)||11,200|
|GDP (RMB billion)||314|
|GDP Per Capita (RMB)||66,231|
|Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion)||107.1|
|Utilised FDI (USD million)||1,105|
|Exports (USD million)||34,775|
|Imports (USD million)||19,581|
Source: Guangdong Statistical Yearbook 2016
Huizhou is located in the south-eastern part of the Guangdong Province. Four districts and counties of Huizhou are covered in the Pearl River Delta Economic Zone.
Huizhou can be easily reached by a comprehensive highway and railway network, linking Huizhou with other major cities in the Pearl River Delta. Huizhou Airport, re-opened in 2015, offers flight services to other major cities in China.
Huizhou Port, one of the major coastal ports in China, aims at being a regional logistics hub in the Pearl River Delta.
The industry sector, led by electronics and petrochemicals, accounted for 52% of Huizhou’s GDP in 2015. Major manufacturing enterprises in Huizhou include TCL, Desay, Qiaoxing and the Foryou Group.
Hong Kong is the largest foreign investor in Huizhou. Hutchison Whampoa, Ten Pao International and SKP are examples of Hong Kong-based firms investing in Huizhou.
Major Industrial Parks / Development Zones
1. Huizhou Dayawan Economic and Technological Development Zone (including Huizhou Export Processing Zone) (state-level)
Target industries: Electronics, information technology, steel, energy, paper making, petrochemicals, logistics
Major investors: Shell, CNOOC, Huade, Dongfeng Honda, Sanyo, BYD
2. Huizhou Zhongkai High-tech Industrial Development Zone (state-level)
Target industries: Electronics, information technology, optical-mechanical-electronic integration
Major investors: Sony, SPG, Futaba, Coca Cola, LG, Siemens, Hager, Clipsal, Alcam, Coolmaster, TCL, Kingsoft, Foryou Group