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History of Shijiazhuang

With the discovery of ancient ashes in the present day suburbs of Shijiazhuang, the history in this area can be traced back as much as 7,000 years. During the Han Dynasty, the Taihang Mountain area west of Shijiazhuang was always an important source of metallurgy bases. The area, then referred to as "Smelting ...Read more>>

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Shijiazhuang Transport - Introduction HOT

Shijiazhuang is not only an economic center but also a transportation hub of Hebei Province. The city is easily reached by land and air, but not by water (even though there are many rivers that traverse it). In terms of transportation, Shijiazhuang is ...... Read More>>

Office Leasing

Commercial Real Estate Overview The office buildings of Shijiazhuang are mainly concentrated in 2 business circles. One is the traditional business zone in Qiaoxi District consisting of Kangle Jie and Zhonghua Dajie. With convenient transportation and concentrated road networks, as well as being the location of most provincial and municipal ... ...Read More>>

Business Links

◎ Shijiazhuang China http://english.sjzchina.com/index.html ◎ Shijiazhuang Investment Channel http://www.sjz.gov.cn/col/col15165/index.html ◎ Shijiazhuang Commerce Bureau http://www.sjz.gov.cn/col/col15165/index.html ◎ Shijiazhuang Commerce Bureau http://www.sjzmbc.gov.cn/en/index.jsp ◎ CCOIC Shijiazhuang Branch http://www.sjzgcc.org/(Chines... ...Read More>>

Labor force

Human Resource Overview In 2006, there were 39 regular universities and colleges in Shijiazhuang, with enrollment of over 273,000 students and 69,000 graduates. There were also 169 post-secondary vocational schools with enrollment of over 204,000 students and 62,000 graduates. There were 84 scientific research institutions above the municipal ... ...Read More>>

Municipal Infrastructure - Post &Telecommunications

Shijiazhuang is one of the country's four major postal distribution centers and also a key hub for telecommunication networks. Postal revenues reached 264.5 million RMB in 2005, while telecom revenues reached 4.09 billion RMB. The number of mobile phone users reached 2.13 million and the number of local telephone subscribers reached 2.49 million. ...Read More>>

Municipal Government

Mayor Mayor: Ji Chuntang Municipal Departments • General Office of Shijiazhuang Municipal People's Government Add: 216 Zhongshan Donglu, Shijiazhuang Postcode: 050011 Tel: 0311-86045798 • Foreign Affairs Office of Shijiazhuang Municipal People's Government Add: 216 Zhongshan Donglu, Chang'an District, Shijiazhuang Postcode: 050011 Tel: ... ...Read More>>

Preferential Policy

Preferential Polices for Overseas Enterprises in Shijiazhuang State regulations provide that the income tax for enterprises with foreign investment is 30% of the taxable income, yet for enterprises operating within the jurisdiction of Shijiazhuang municipality the tax rate will be 24%. Enterprises operating within special pilot zones or in ... ...Read More>>

Municipal Infrastructure - Transportation

Roads The Jing-Shi, Shi-Tai, Shi-Huang and Shi-An Express Highways and the No.107, 207, 307 and 308 National Highways, as well as 21 provincial roads and 42 county-level roads form a convenient and comprehensive traffic network through and around Shijiazhuang City, with total roadbed of over 7950 km. Public Transit There are 100 public transit ... ...Read More>>

Investment Procedure

1. Establishing a Representative Office in Shijiazhuang Foreign enterprises shall make application to the Shijiazhuang Center for Investment Projects and submit the following documents: (1) Application for establishing a representative office signed by the legal representative of the foreign enterprise; (2) Authorization document signed by the ... ...Read More>>

Foreign Trade & Foreign Direct

By the end of 2006, Shijiazhuang had built economic and trade relations with 192 nations and regions and there were 632 foreign-funded enterprises with actualized utilization of foreign capital of US$0.494 billion. Investors were from 52 nations and regions such as the UK, France, the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, India, Russia, ... ...Read More>>

Development Zones

Shijiazhuang High and New Technology Industrial Development Zone The Shijiazhuang High and New Technology Industrial Development Zone was built in March 1991, with a total planning area of 18 square kilometers and is divided into the East Area, West Area, and the Liangcunyuan Area. The East Area is the main area of the new and high tech zone, ... ...Read More>>

Planning & Development

• Strategic Planning and Development According to the newly compiled Urban Comprehensive Plan of Shijiazhuang (2004-2020), the city is positioned to become an important city in the Bohai Economic Zone, a regional city of great competitiveness, a green city and a modernized and civilized city through high standards of construction. ... ...Read More>>

Municipal Infrastructure - Public Utilities

Shijiazhuang's power resources assure a sufficient supply to the city's industrial, agricultural and residential consumers. There are 8 water plants with total daily production of 650,000 cubic meters and yearly supply volume of 147 million cubic meters. More than 99.03% of urban residents have access to gas as fuel and the city has an annual ... ...Read More>>

Business Environment

Geographical Advantages Shijiazhuang sits in the south central area of the vast North China Plain, in Hebei Province, with the capital city of Beijing and the port city of Tianjin to the North, the Bohai Sea and North China oilfields to the east and the towering Taihang Mountains and the coal bases of Shanxi Province to the west. Known as the ... ...Read More>>

Strategic Industries

Shijiazhuang is the largest pharmaceutical base and one of the most important textile bases in China. The central government decided a long time ago to invest heavily in Shijiazhuang for the construction of large-scale pharmaceutical companies and cotton mills, thus laying the industrial foundation for the city. Among all of the provincial ... ...Read More>>

Shijiazhuang Business Guide - Economic Overview HOT

Vital Statistics (2006) GDP: RMB 206.4 billion GDP per Capita: RMB 21,969 Economic Growth Rate: 13.2% Population: 2.31 million (urban) – 7.08 million (rural) FDI: US$494 million Annual Average Wage: RMB 19,573 Government Effectiveness Rating: 42nd 2006 Chinese Cities Competitive Rating: 46th Economic Overview Shijiazhuang, is located ... ...Read More>>

Statistics HOT

• GDP: RMB 400 billion (2011) • Per Capita Disposable Income of Urban Residents: RMB 20,120 (2011) • Economic Growth Rate: 12% (2011) • Resident Population: 10.16 million (2010) • Unemployment Rate: 3.79% (2011) • Enrollment Rate for Children of School Age: 99.97% (2010) • Enrollment Rate for High School ... ...Read More>>

Area & Population HOT

Shijiazhuang City proper is approximately 15,800 square kilometers. A recent census indicates that the city proper population has reached 10.16 million. Males account for a population of 5.09 million (50.06%) and females account for a population of 5.08 million (49.94%). There are 51 ethnic groups represented in Shijiazhuang, with Han and Hui ... ...Read More>>

Shijiazhuang Shopping Areas HOT

South Garden Pedestrian Walking Street 南花园商业步行街 South Garden Pedestrian Walking Street is located in the central business district of Shijiazhuang. It mainly consists of shopping mall, large-scaled restaurant, supermarket, financial street as well ...... Read More>>

Shijiazhuang Food Streets HOT

QingzhenSi (Mosque) Street 清真寺小吃街 Make your way down to Shijiazhuang Middle School No. 2, and you’ll find an entire street lined with Muslim restaurants and barbecue snack stalls. Pop over for a delicious bite of kebab, or even better try some ...... Read More>>

Location and Climate HOT

Shijiazhuang is situated in the south central part of Hebei province on the Huabei Plain, 38°04' north latitude and 114°29' east longitude. The city borders Shanxi province, with Beijing and Tianjin to the north and the Bohai Sea and Huabei Oil Fields to the east. Because of its northern China location, the city experiences continental ... ...Read More>>

Shijiazhuang Transport - Bus HOT

Bus fares are extremely economical in Shijiazhuang, only 1 RMB for non air-conditioned buses. Air-conditioned bus tickets are 2 RMB. In the summer months (June, July and August) and the winter months (November, December, January and February) the air-conditioning or heating will be implemented accordingly. During that time, tickets are 2 RMB per ... ...Read More>>

Shijiazhuang Entertainment Overview HOT

Entertainment in Shijiazhuang, like most other metropolitan cities in China, relies heavily on nightclubs, bars and KTVs. The city does offer some unique performing arts such as Hebei Bangzi (clapper opera), Pingju Opera and Wuqiao acrobatics. Performances ...... Read More>>

Brief Intro to Shijiazhuang Shopping HOT

Shijiazhuang holds its own in the commercial sector with a carefully cultivated array of local products. The city's largest industries include ceramics, paper cuttings (mainly depicting famous scenes from Chinese history and literature), Liuling ...... Read More>>

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