China Development Zone Guide

Qinhuangdao Economic & Technological Development Zone


Qinhuangdao Economic & Technological Development Zone (QETDZ) was established in October 1984 with the approval of the State Council of China. It covers a total planned area of 10km2. By the end of 2000, 1885 projects had been approved including 525 foreign projects with a total investment of US$2.37 billion, and 1470 domestic projects with a total investment of US$3.2 billion. So far investors from as many as 27 countries and regions including United States, Germany, Japan, Australia, Korea, Singapore have invested in the QETDZ. An industrial system, comprising metallurgical, machinery, electronics, textile, fine chemical, building materials and garment, etc., has been initially formed. And service industries, such as real estate and bonding business is also under development. At present, QETDZ has become the most important area for foreign investment in Qinhuangdao, with the foreign capital utilization and foreign exchange earnings accounting for 70% of the total amount of that of Qinhuangdao.


Investment Environment

Natural Environment

Qinhuangdao enjoys a mild climate. The average temperature year round is 10.1°„C with an annual average rainfall of 698mm. Qinhuangdao is rich in natural resources. The metal and nonmetallic reserves cover more than 40 different minerals. The magnesium deposit, which has a reserve of approximately 400 million tons, has fine prospects for further development. Qinhuangdao, with a 126.4 km long coastline within its boundary, is also abundant with marine products.


It is 281 km west to Beijing and 245 km south to Tianjin city. It is a critical point of communication for both Northeast China and North China. Qinhuangdao is a key port city for energy export and a base of building material industry in China. It is also a popular tourist attraction and a site for summer office of the central government.


Port: it is 1.5 km from the Qinhuangdao Port, the second largest port in China. It is the biggest energy-export port in the world with an annual cargo handling capacity over 80 million tons. Container liners are going to and from Hong Kong, Korea and Japan regularly. Containers can be transshipped to North America and Western Europe via Hong Kong.

Railway: Three major railroads, Beijing-Harbin, Beijing-Qinhuangdao and Datong-Qinhuangdao, converge here. It takes only two hours from Beijing to Qinhuangdao by express train.

Highway: Beijing-Shenyang Expressway go along to the north of the QETDZ. It is 2km from the nearest expressway exit. It takes only two hours from Beijing to Qinhuangdao by expressway. Beijing-Shenyang and Tianjin-Qinhuangdao National Road are also easily accessible.

Airway: it is 15km from Shanhaiguan Airport that currently has flights to 15 domestic cities. The construction of a new international airport has been put under city plan.


660 million Yuan has been expended on the construction of infrastructure and 5km2 of land. Complete facilities, including road, power supply, heat supply, telecommunication, water supply and disposal have been constructed. In June 2001, the State Environmental Protection Bureau approved QETDZ as an ISO14000 national sample zone. The installation capacity for telephone in QETDZ is 0.15 million. The advanced program-controlled telephone system is able to meet the various customers°Į need. The capacity of local call switchboard is up to 20,000. ISP service is available.

Investment Inviting Project

Pt-RA Production°™Bio-engineering Center, Yanshan University Industrial Group Corp
LCD Touch Screen Production Line
Non-cobalt Based Noise-free Diamond Circular Saw
Microbial Bacterial Fertilizer
Optical Fiber Laser Arm Production (20,000sets/year)°™Yanshan University Industrial Group Corp
Artificial Crystal Material
Qinhuangdao Hi-Tech Business Start-up Base
Magnesium Alloy Die Casting for Communication, Computer, Video & Audio Industries
Air Pollution Monitor Production (15,000sets/year)°™Yanshan University Industrial Group Corp
High Pressure Optical Fiber Current Transformer (2,000 sets/year)°™Yanshan University
Industrial Group Corp

Contact us

Add: Administration Building, Qinhuangdao Economic & Technological Development Zone, Hebei Province
Zip Code: 066004
Contact: Yingjie Hu
TeL: 86-335-8051180
Fax: 86-335-8056974