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Zhuhai (Guangdong) City Information

Major Economic Indicators (2015)
Land Area (km2) 7,836
Population (million) 1.63
GDP (RMB billion) 202.5
GDP Per Capita (RMB) 124,706
GDP Composition
Primary Industry 2.2%
Secondary Industry 49.7%
   Industry 44.1%
Tertiary Industry 48.1%
Retail Sales of Consumer Goods (RMB billion) 91.5
Utilised FDI (USD million) 2,177.9
Exports (USD million) 28,811
Imports (USD million) 18,826

Source: Guangdong Statistical Yearbook 2016

General Introduction

Zhuhai lies at the western bank of the estuary of the Pearl River, adjoining Macau. It has a convenient aero-amphibious transportation system. It is easily accessible by a highway and railway network. Zhuhai Airport which has regular domestic and international flights, also acts as a supporting cargo transportation airport for Hong Kong.

The Zhuhai Port, consisting of Gaolan Port and Jiuzhou Port, offers frequent direct ferry service to Hong Kong.

Zhuhai Special Economic Zone was one of the five special economic zones in China that enjoys special economic policies. Hengqing, part of the Guangdong Free Trade Zone, is also assigned to implement further economic reforms as a pilot in the country.

The industry sector is the main economic driver of Zhuhai, accounting for 44% of its GDP in 2015. Electronics, information technology and precision machinery are mainstream industries. Other major industries include petrochemicals, energy and bio-pharmaceuticals.

Zhuhai is the home base of a large number of companies, such as Gree, Eastcom Peace and Yue Yu Feng Iron & Steel.

The service industry accounted for 48% of the GDP in 2015. Logistics and distribution industries are well developed in the city.

Major Industrial Parks / Development Zones

1. Zhuhai Free Trade Zone (state-level)

Target industries: Warehousing, logistics, export-processing

Major investors: MTU, EPCOS, Oplink, Coloplast, SCHMID, Tyco Electronics, ProLogis, Zhuhai Flight, Canon, Zhuhai Qiheng, Profilex, Nishio Foods, Mikuni, Mingde Logistics

Website: www.zhftz.gov.cn

2. Zhuhai High-tech Industrial Development Zone (state-level)

Target industries: Information technology, machinery, biology, pharmaceuticals

Major investors: Philips, M&Y PTY, Lizhu, Zhuhai Wanlida, Panasonic

Website: www.zhuhai-hitech.gov.cn

3. Zhuhai Macau Cross-border Industrial Zone (state-level)

Target industries: Electronic machinery, pharmaceuticals, textiles, logistics, warehousing

Website: www.zhftz.gov.cn

4. Zhuhai Gaolangang Port Economic Zone (state-level)

Target industries: Petrochemical, logistics, clean energy

Website: www.zhdz.gov.cn



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