Why Pudong

Updated: Dec 10, 2019 english.pudong.gov.cn Print
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Foreign Investment

Foreign investments in use account for 30 percent of that in Shanghai. In 2015, the Pudong New Area had 3,722 newly-added foreign investment projects, with a year-on-year increase of 70.3 percent, and used $44.1 billion contractual foreign capital and $6.46 billion paid-in capital, accounting for around 75 percent of Pudong and 35 percent of Shanghai.

Source countries/regions of investment are numerous: By the end of 2015, 145 countries and regions have invested in 27,517 projects in Pudong with contractual foreign capital of $136.4 billion and paid-in capital of $64.11 billion.


Regional headquarters of multinationals

More than 300 Fortune 500 companies have set up operation in the Pudong New Area.

By the end of 2015, 246 regional headquarters, including 106 Asia-pacific multinational headquarters, were set up in Pudong, accounting for 46 percent in Shanghai.       

Registered capital of multinational headquarters reached $ 13.1 billion, with annual revenues reaching 296.3 billion yuan and annual tax contributions reaching 24 billion yuan.

Domestic Investment

Investments in Pudong from domestic companies account for half of Shanghai. By the end of 2015, a total of 145,608 domestic projects in Pudong received 2.14 trillion yuan in investments, which account for 49.5 percent of that in Shanghai.

The top five sources of domestic investments in Pudong were from Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Beijing, Shandong and Anhui provinces. 

The Pudong New Area is home to 350 headquarters of giant domestic enterprises, including central, State-owned and private enterprises. From 2011 to 2015, Pudong approved 60 headquarters and regional headquarters of domestic companies, whose combined registered capital amounted to 78.8 billion yuan, total assets reached nearly 604 billion yuan and tax revenue reached 12.5 billion yuan.1501569753383041967.jpg1501569761819085633.jpg

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