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History of Yinchuan

There has been a settlement in Yinchuan for over four thousand years, but the establishment of a city here can be traced back well over 2 thousand years, to Emperor Hanchengdi's reign in the Han Dynasty when Beidiannong City was established in the east suburb of present day Yinchuan. Later, Li Yuanhao, leader of the ...Read more>>

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Yinchuan Transport - Introduction HOT

Yinchuan is a transport hub for Ningxia and the surrounding areas. It is the center of a network of internal airlines and the train station is a gateway to many other large Chinese cities. The highways into Yinchuan make car hire or long-distance bus travel ...... Read More>>

Foreign Trade & Foreign Direct

From 2002 to 2006, Yinchuan authorized the establishment of 101 foreign-invested enterprises with utilization of US$352 million in foreign investment, exceeding the total of all actual foreign investment before 2002. Foreign investments have been made from 20 nations and regions such as Japan, the USA, Canada and Hong Kong, in over 30 fields ... ...Read More>>

Strategic Industries

The Yinchuan government's planning policies offer strong support to the city's growing capacities in petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, building materials, machinery and electronics. At the moment, Muslim food, healthcare products and Muslim folk articles are the pillar industries of Yinchuan along with associated tourism. There are ... ...Read More>>

Development Zones

Yinchuan Economic and Technological Development Zone The Yinchuan Economic and Technological Development Zone was approved as state-level development zone in July 2001. The zone has a developed area of 2.26 square kilometers. The YETDZ has primarily established its superiority in industries such as special medicine manufacturing, mechanical and ... ...Read More>>

Planning & Development

Strategic Planning and Development Yinchuan is the capital of the Ningxia Autonomous Region, a national famous historic and cultural city and an important regional center in the east section of northwest China. In the future, Yinchuan will build itself to a regional modern city, a comprehensive center, a ''Lake City'', known as the ''Xixia ... ...Read More>>

Labor force

Human Resource Overview Yinchuan implements the strategy of ''invigorating the city through science and education''. By the end of 2006, there were 169 research institutions, 76,000 professional technicians and 418 schools of various kinds. It has formed a complete education system of kindergarten education, primary and middle school education, ... ...Read More>>

Municipal Infrastructure - Post &Telecommunications

In 2006, Yinchuan's total postal and telecommunications revenues were 2.46 billion RMB including 134 million RMB in postal revenues and 2.33 billion RMB in telecom revenues. There were 572,300 households of local phone users and 1.04 million mobile phone users. ...Read More>>

Yinchuan Business Guide - Economic Overview HOT

Vital Statistics (2006) GDP: RMB33.5 billion GDP per Capita: RMB 23,506 Economic Growth Rate: 13.4% Population: 866.7 thousand (urban) 539.3 thousand (rural) FDI: US$32.34 million Annual Average Wage: RMB 23,226 Government Effectiveness Rating: N/A 2006 Chinese Cities Competitive Rating : N/A Economic Overview Yinchuan, the capital city of the ... ...Read More>>

Municipal Infrastructure - Public Utilities

The Ningdong Coalfield has explored reserves of 27 billion tons and is a major component point for power supply in the country's west-to-east power transmission plan. There are six large power plants around Yinchuan with a capacity of 2.23 million kw. It has formed a power supply system with thermal power as the main source and hydro-electric ... ...Read More>>

Municipal Infrastructure - Transportation

Roads Yinchuan has developed a highway network of over 1088 kilometers, linking up with 4 national highways including the 109, 110, 211 and 307, 4 provincial highways and other highways to the neighboring provinces of Inner Mongolia, Shaanxi and Shanxi. The new Shizhong Expressway provides a shortcut through Yinchuan from north to south. In ... ...Read More>>

Municipal Government

Mayor Mayor: Liu Xuejun Municipal Departments • Yinchuan Municipal People's Government Add: 143 Jiefang Dongjie, Xingqing District, Yinchuan Postcode: 750001 Tel: 0951-6032064 • Yinchuan Industrial and Commercial Administration Add: 530 Changcheng Donglu, Xingqing District, Yinchuan Postcode: 750001 Tel: 0951-4117114 Fax: 0951-4108119 ... ...Read More>>

Business Environment

Geographical Advantages Yinchuan is the capital of the Ningxia Hui Nationality Autonomous Region and the political, economic, cultural, sci-tech and information center of Ningxia. Located in the middle of the Yellow River watershed area of the Ningxia Plain along the upper reaches, it is next to Yanchi County in the east, Helan Mountain and ... ...Read More>>

Preferential Policy

Preferential Policies Business Income Tax State regulations provide that the income tax for enterprises with foreign investment is 30% of the taxable income, yet those enterprises operating within the jurisdiction of Yinchuan municipality will enjoy a favorable tax rate of 24% and enterprises operating within special pilot zones in Yinchuan ... ...Read More>>

Investment Procedure

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

Business Links

◎ Xinhua.Net in Yinchuan http://www.nx.xinhuanet.com/yc/yinchuan.htm(Chinese) ◎ Yinchuan Investment Promotion http://www.yinchuan.gov.cn/zs/default.asp(Chinese) ◎ Yinchuan News http://www.ycen.com.cn/ (Chinese) ◎ Yinchuan Tourism http://www.yctravel.cn/(Chinese) ...Read More>>

Office Leasing

Commercial Real Estate Overview Office buildings in Yinchuan are mainly concentrated in the Xingqing District and Jinfeng District. Recently, along with the westward movement of the Yinchuan Administrative center, office buildings mainly in the Jinfeng District have become the most popular, so many office buildings in the Xingqing District have ... ...Read More>>

Statistics HOT

• GDP: RMB 97.48 billion (2011) • Per Capita Disposable Income of Urban Residents: RMB 19,481 (2011) • Economic Growth Rate: 12% (2011) • Resident Population: 1.99 million (2010) • Unemployment Rate: 3.6% (2011) • Enrollment Rate for Children of School Age: 100% (2011) • Enrollment Rate for High School Students ... ...Read More>>

Area & Population HOT

The city of Yinchuan covers an area of 9,555.38 square km and has a population of 1.99 million (2010), with 2 counties, one city and three districts under its jurisdiction. The urban area of Yinchuan is 107 square kilometers with a population of 1.285 million (2010). Among the city’s permanent residents, there are 1,031,754 males and ... ...Read More>>

Yinchuan Nightlife HOT

Yinchuan's bar scene is less developed than those of other cities, though this is not to say that there is no fun to be had at night. The Hui people love to sing. There are numerous places where they gather to do just this, often accompanied by dancers and ...... Read More>>

Yinchuan Food Streets HOT

Meng Ji Snacks 孟记小吃 The homely snack bar run by an old couple deserves its good reputation. Recommended: Hui Dou Zi (boiled peas), Shuang Nai Pi (double crème) Add: Hubing Jie, Yinchuan Tel: 0951-6034981 Yinchuan Snack Street The street runs ...... Read More>>

Yinchuan Snacks

Braised sweetbread (Hui Yangzasui) 烩羊杂碎 This popular snack is served throughout much of Ningxia, and is often eaten in soup. Crispy chicken (Xiangsu Ji) 香酥鸡 This is a type of fried chicken that has a distinct local flavor, thanks to the delicious ...... Read More>>

Yinchuan Travel Tips

Yinchuan has a cool and thankfully predictable climate with plenty of sun and little rain. However, its position in the desert guarantees dry winds and sand. Smart travelers will bring sunblock, sunglasses and heavy-duty moisturizer (particularly if you're ...... Read More>>

Location and Climate HOT

The spring In Yinchuan is mild, and the summer short but quite hot, with average July maximums of 31C (87F). A cool autumn paves the way for long cold dry winters, when maximum January daytime temperatures are around -2C (28F), plunging to -16C (4F) at night. The climate in Yinchuan is generally dry - the annual rainfall is only around 200mm. As ... ...Read More>>

Yinchuan Transport - Bus HOT

The city of Yinchuan is generally not well serviced by buses. There are not many lines (less than 40), and services are not frequent. Two tourist lines open over the May holiday and national holiday, going to West Xia Imperial Tombs and the Rock Carvings of Helan Mountain. The buses leave from Xinyue Square (intersection of Lijiang Jie and ... ...Read More>>

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