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Wuxi has a warm, humid climate with four distinct seasons. July is the hottest month with temperatures often soaring above 36℃. Rainfall is also prevalent during the hot summers thereby driving up humidity levels. Although temperatures ...Read more>>

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History of Wuxi HOT

According to legend, Wuxi was founded around 3000 years ago by the princes Taibo and Zhongyong, from the Zhou region in northern China. The two princes supposedly settled in Wuxi (though the location is disputed) and named the area Gowu. They settled ...... Read More>>

Wuxi Transport - Introduction HOT

Wuxi acts as a transportation hub for the surrounding regions of Jiangsu and also as a stopover into the larger cities of China. The capital of Jiangsu, Nanjing, is only 50 minutes away by train and Beijing, Shanghai and Hangzhou are easily reached by air, ...... Read More>>

Investment Procedure HOT

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Development zone

Wuxi National Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone Approved by the State Council, the Wuxi National Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone was established in 1992, with a planned area of 50 km2. The zone enjoys all the preferential policies stipulated by the local and the central authorities. After years of strenuous efforts and high speed ... ...Read More>>

Labor force HOT

Human Resource Overview Wuxi has strong scitech capacity. At the end of 2006, there were 365,600 professional technicians working in the city. There were 16 national and provincial technological research centers, 28 municipal ones, 9 national and provincial sci-tech enterprise service centers and 10 municipal ones. There were 7 national and ... ...Read More>>

Municipal Infrastructure - Post &Telecommunications HOT

In 2006, total postal and telecommunications revenues amounted to 6.7 billion RMB. The number of local phone users totaled 2.96 million households; that of mobile phone users totaled 4.40 million households; and that of internet users totaled 497,000 households. ...Read More>>

Municipal Government HOT

Mayor Mayor: Mao Xiaoping Municipal Departments Wuxi Municipal People's Government Add: Jiefang Nanlu, Wuxi Postcode: 214000 Tel:0510-82728991, 82701726 Wuxi Development and Reform Commission Add: 1108 Fuxing Lu, Wuxi Postcode: 214001 Tel: 0510-82701224 Wuxi Office of Overseas Chinese of People's Government Add: 7F, Wuchan Building, 185 Renmin ... ...Read More>>

wuxi Business Guide - Economic Overview HOT

Vital Statistics (2006) GDP: RMB 330 billion GDP per Capita: RMB57, 709 Economic Growth Rate: 15.3% Population: 2.62 million (urban) 1.96 million (rural) FDI: US$2.75 billion Annual Average Wage: RMB 29,658 Government Effectiveness Rating: 60th 2006 Chinese Cities Competitive Rating: 7th Economic Overview Wuxi, also named''Liangxi'', is a ... ...Read More>>

Planning & Development HOT

Strategic Planning and Development Wuxi plans to become a famous industrial and commercial city most suitable for investment, a famous scenic area most suitable for living and vacationing, a famous design city most suitable for innovation and creation and a famous cultural city with rich cultural heritage. Industrial Orientation The Binhu ... ...Read More>>

Municipal Infrastructure - Transportation HOT

Roads Nine highways, including the No. 312 and No. 104 National Highways, connecting Wuxi with important cities like Shanghai, Nanjing and Hangzhou pass through Wuxi. The city is also the juncture of the Beijing-Shanghai, Tongjiang-Sanya and Shanghai-Chengdu expressways. These roads form the main framework of Wuxi's road network and together ... ...Read More>>

Municipal Infrastructure - Public Utilities HOT

In 2006, there were 126,700 households using urban pipeline coal gas and 558,900 households using liquefied gas. The popularity rate of gas usage reached 92.5%. The daily supply of tap water reached 1.39 million tons. The amount of power consumption was 28.97 billion kwh including 24.72 billion kwh for industrial purposes and 2.03 billion kwh ... ...Read More>>

Business Environment HOT

Geographical Advantages Located in the Yangtze River Delta, next to Suzhou in the east and 128 km away from Shanghai, close to Taihu Lake in the south, Changzhou in the west and 183 km away from Nanjing, Wuxi has a prime geographical location in one of the world's economic hotbeds. Environmental Protection In 2006, the government invested 2.5 ... ...Read More>>

Foreign Trade & Foreign Direct HOT

By the end of 2005, 9659 foreign-funded enterprises had been approved in Wuxi with contracted capital of US$41.58 billion. In 2005 alone, 811 foreign-funded enterprises were approved in Wuxi. In 2006, the city newly authorized 759 foreign investment projects, with registered foreign investment of US$3.28 billion. The service sector is ... ...Read More>>

Strategic Industries HOT

Wuxi is an important economic center. Early this century, Mr Rong Zongjin and Mr Rong Desheng, representatives of China's national industrialists, set up a group of industrial enterprises in Wuxi and it became the birthplace of many of China's national industries. Wuxi is listed as one of China's 15 key economic centers. It is also one of the 50 ... ...Read More>>

Statistics HOT

• GDP: RMB 575.8 billion (2010) • Per Capita Disposable Income of Urban Residents: RMB 31,638 (2011) • Economic Growth Rate: 13.1% (2010) • Resident Population: 6.37 million (2010) • Unemployment Rate: 2.56% (2010) • Enrollment Rate for Children of School Age: 100% (2010) • Enrollment Rate for High School ... ...Read More>>

Area & Population HOT

Wuxi has a population slightly in excess of 6.37 million, over half of whom live in the downtown urban areas. Males account for a population of 3,305,707 (51.87%) and females account for a population of 3,066,917 (48.13%). The city centre covers 1,622.64 km², but the entire area is around 4787.61km². There are 43 small minority groups ... ...Read More>>

Location and Climate HOT

Wuxi is a large city in Jiangsu Province, sitting in the middle of the Yangtze Delta. Its north side reaches as far as the Yangtze River and it touches Lake Taihu to the south. The closest large cities to Wuxi are Nanjing to the west and Shanghai to the east. Temperatures in summer can go as high as 39C (102.2F), and the winter cold can ... ...Read More>>

Wuxi Nightlife HOT

Bars in Wuxi are a relatively new phenomenon, but the industry is booming, and there is the new 'Wuxi 1912 Bar Leisure Corridor', which has drastically improved the nightlife options in the city with the addition of a number of decent bars and nightspots.... Read More>>

Wuxi Food Streets HOT

Chong’an Temple Night Market Street Vendors 崇安寺市场夜排挡 Snack carts tend to congregate here in the evenings, selling a wide variety of edibles that should appeal to almost everyone’s tastes. Add: Chong’an District, Wuxi Gongyuan Lu ...... Read More>>

Wuxi Transport - Bus HOT

Over 130 bus routes serve Wuxi. The large air conditioned buses cost 2 RMB per trip; the less comfortable buses cost 1 RMB. Not all the buses have conductors, and visitors are advised to get their change ready before boarding. Most bus lines start between 5 and 6 am, usually shutting down well before 19:00. Buses starting with the number ... ...Read More>>

Wuxi Entertainment Overview HOT

The entertainment industry has grown substantially in Wuxi in recent years, ever since a new wave of development began and earned it the nickname ''Little Shanghai''. The most popular are based around two bar streets: one in Hubin Lu in the south of the ...... Read More>>

Wuxi Shopping Areas HOT

Zhongshan Lu Commercial Street 中山路商业街 Integrating shopping, entertainment and restaurants of all types, this commercial center is flanked by hundreds of stores, including a number of brand name ones. Also along here are no less than seven massive ...... Read More>>

Things to buy in Wuxi HOT

Yixing Zisha Teapots (Yixing Zisha Hu) 宜兴紫砂壶 Taihu Stone (Taihu Shi) 太湖石 Taihu Pearl (Taihu Zhenzhu) 太湖珍珠 Wuxi Embroidery (Xixiu) 锡绣 Yixing Yangxian Tea (Yixing Yangxian Cha) 宜兴阳羡茶 Huishan Clay Figurines (Huishan Niren) 惠山泥人 Silk ...... Read More>>

Brief Intro to Wuxi Shopping HOT

In 2004, the GDP per capita in Wuxi was ranked 9th among all 659 cities in China. The burgeoning middle class that is slowly realizing their spending potential is demanding more and more in the way of quality, brand name goods. Wuxi is a modern city, where ...... Read More>>

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