China Development Zone Guide

Anqing Economic & Technology Development Zone

Profile

Situated in the northern suburbs of the city, the Anqing Economic and Technology Development Zone (AETDZ) boasts good geographic location and advantageous investment environments. Since it was started in August 1992, the zone has completed the construction of an area of 7.2 square kilometers. An industrial zone with an area of 5.2 square kilometers (second phase) was approved to be added by the Anhui Provincial Government in August 2001. A third phase-an area of 41.8 square kilometers is being presented for approval. As an Anqing's reform and opening window to the outside world, the development zone aims to build a modern new city area with emulation international investment environments. It follows international practices and adopts flexible operation mechanisms. It firmly maintains that quality service is the basis of attracting investment. Because of all this, the zone ranks first in various economic indexes in all Anhui-Province-level development zones. It has comprehensive service institutions. Fast convenient and efficient services are provided. A public social service network has been built in the zone. The development zone encourages industrial projects to come here. We will offer preferential policies on land and taxes and quality services.

Business Environment

I. Location

AETDZ boasts its good geographic location with Anqing Railway Station in the north, and an airport and Changjiang ports within 4 kilometers. The nearby No. 206 National Highway and Shanghai-Chengdu Freeway provide greater convenience.

II. Transportation

Landway: No. 105, 206, and 318 national highways; Shanghai-Chengdu Freeway.
Railway: Anqing Railway Station connects to all major cities in China.
Waterway: 5000-ton-above freighters and 10-thousand-ton oil tankers connect Anqing with Japan, Singapore, Russia, South Korea and other countries and regions.
Airway: Anqing Airport has flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Xiamen and other major cities.

III. Infrastructure

Water supply: Daily supply capacity reaches 415 thousand tons.
Electricity: Yearly output is over 100 million KWH; another power plant is also to be constructed.
Gas: Complete urban gas system.
Communication: IDD, DDD, ADSL and digital communication.
Sewage treatment: Two plants with daily treatment capacity of 15 thousand and 100 thousand tons.
Heat supply: Hourly supply of industrial steam reaches 220 tons. Industrial gas like oxygen, nitrogen, and carbon dioxide is also provided.

IV. Projects

Hold business environment briefing in the US, targeting auto parts industry;
Attract US companies in industries of auto parts, biotech, pharmaceutical, electronics and communication to settle in the zone.

Contact us

Address: Managing Committee Building, Anqing Economic and Technology Development Zone, 
	Anqing 246005, Anhui Province, P.R.C.
Tel: 86-556-5314842
Fax: 86-556-5314390
Contact: Hu Xiaoyun
Web site: www.aqinvest.gov.cn
Email: yuner-hu@sohu.com