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Shanghai Minhang Eco&Tech Development Zone

Shanghai Minhang Economic and Technological Development ZoneObjectives:
Inviting Foreign Investment, Seeking Joint Development

Brief Introduction:
Established in 1983, the Shanghai Minhang Economic & Technological Development Zone ("Minhang Development Zone" for short) was among the first 14 state-level development zones in China designated by the State Council in 1986. Located in the southwest part of Minhang District, Shanghai, the Minhang Development Zone covers 3.5km2. In 1985, the Shanghai Minhang United Development Co., Ltd. ("Minhang Company" for short) was established. Run as an enterprise, the Company is responsible for the development, construction and management of the Minhang Development Zone.


By the end of 2000, the Minhang Development Zone had invested around 800 million yuan in infrastructure and generated 11.39 billion yuan of profit. The labor productivity was 590,000 yuan/year per capita and the sales income was over 5 billion yuan per km2, topping the list of all development zones in China.

Geographical location
The Minhang Economic and technological Development Zone is located in Shanghai, China's economic, financial and trade center, and is only 30 kilometers away from the city center.

Climate
The Development Zone is of a subtropical marine climate with an annual average temperature of 16.5 centigrade, an annual average precipitation of 1200 mm and a frost-free period of 230 days a year.
Communication and Transportation

Water Transportation
The cargo wharf of the Zone is located by the Huangpu River. 15 kilometers away from the Zone, there is the 10-thousand-ton Longwugang International Sea Terminal, and the 10-thousand-ton Zhangxinbang International Container terminal is 43 kilometers away. Thus, the Zone is connected to many major ports in the world.

Road
The Humin Expressway, connected to the national highway network, runs nearby to the downtown. The Huning Expressway, the Huhang Expressway and the loading and unloading area of the extension of the Xinmin Railway are also close by is close by, thus connecting the Zone to the national highway and railway networks.

Airport
The Zone is 27 kilometers away from the Hongqiao International Airport, a 30 minutes' drive along the Hu Min Highway and the Qixin Highway. A direct access to Pudong International Airport is also available via the Shanghai outer ring road.

Human Resources
Shanghai enjoys rich resources in education and scientific research, and is one of the cities in China with a high concentration of various types of talent and thus a high quality labour force. Many colleges and universities and scientific research institutes are located in the zone.

Investment Priorities
The Development Zone will lay emphasis on the development of the mechanical and electrical equipment industry as represented by rail transportation, the modern biological and pharmaceutical industry as represented by blood products, the beverage industry and the leisure food industries. The establishment of R&D units and high-tech enterprises are also encouraged.

Warmly welcome the overseas friends to hold business talks and establish enterprises.