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Lianyungang (Jiangsu) City Information

Major Economic Indicators (2015)
Land Area (km2) 7,615
Population (million) 4.47
GDP (RMB billion) 216.1
GDP Per Capita (RMB) 48,416
GDP Composition
Primary Industry 13.1%
Secondary Industry 44.4%
   Industry 35.5%
Tertiary Industry 42.5%
Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion) 83.1
Utilised FDI (USD million) 801
Exports (USD million) 4,060
Imports (USD million) 3,985

Source: Jiangsu Statistical Yearbook 2016

General Introduction

Lianyungang is located in the north-eastern part of the Jiangsu province. It was one of the first 14 Chinese coastal cities open to foreign investment in 1984.

Lianyungang has a well-established transportation system, it is designated as a regional hub in MOFCOM’s development plan (2015-2020) of distributive trade and logistics. There are three major railways (the new Eurasia Land bridge runs from Lianyungang through Alashankou in Xinjiang to Rotterdam in Holland) and two major highways intersecting in or running through the city, making it easily accessible. Lianyungang Baitabu Airport offers 45 regular flight routes weekly to major domestic cities.

The Lianyungang Port, handled 5 million TEUs of cargoes in 2015, ranked the 11th among all seaports in China last year.

Medicine, new energy, new material and high end equipment manufacturing are the pillar industries in the city.

Lianyungang has attracted lots of large foreign enterprises to make investment, including Roquette from France, Mitsubishi from Japan and LG from South Korea.

Major Industrial Park / Development Zone

Lianyungang Economic and Technological Development Zone (including Lianyungang Export Processing Zone) (state-level)

Target industries: Textiles, electronics, pharmaceuticals, machinery, food and beverages, mechanical and electronics industries, biopharmaceuticals, precision machinery, garments

Major investors: Zhongshan Anlun, Hengrui Group, Jianghe Group, Lianzhong Group, Ruyi Group, TSL, China Guodian Group, HK Gaoli International Investment



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