Changzhou New and Hi-Tech District [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
Changzhou New and Hi-Tech District in Jiangsu province was founded in November 1992 and was among the first batch of national hi-tech districts approved by the State Council.
In April 2002, Changzhou's Xinbei district was set up on the basis of the new and hi-tech district, covering 50,894 hectares with its population reaching 689,800.
Jointly with the Changzhou Free Trade Zone, the hi-tech district has so far formed an industrial development pattern in eight fields: chemical new materials, power equipment, general aviation, photovoltaic and new energy, life health, cultural creative industry, technology innovations and modern agriculture, along with.
The GDP of Changzhou New and Hi-Tech District reached 134.02 billion yuan ($19.3 billion) in 2017 and general budget revenue amounted to 11.14 billion yuan, with an industrial output value above-designated-scale of 300.43 billion yuan.
Location map of Changzhou New and Hi-Tech District [Photo/changzhou.gov.cn]