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History of Changchun

In terms of Chinese History, Changchun is a very young city. There has been a settlement on the banks of the Yitong River for around 2000 years, but it was only when Emperor Jiaqing of the Qing Dynasty decided to promote this tiny village by renaming it Changchun Ting in 1800 (later Changchun Fu), that the city was ...Read more>>

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Changchun Transport - Introduction HOT

Traveling to and around Changchun is easy and convenient. The city is well-known as a transportation hub for the northeast of China and most methods of transportation are well represented. There are over 96 air routes from Changchun Longjia International ...... Read More>>

Office Leasing

Commercial Real Estate Overview At present, commercial office buildings in Changchun are mainly concentrated in the Jiefang Dalu, Huantie Commercial and Trade Area, Guilin Lu, Xi'an Dalu and Hongqi Jie areas. In 2006, Jiefang Dalu took over from Xi'an Dajie as the area with the highest rent. The average price of high-class office buildings in ... ...Read More>>

Investment Procedure

Procedure map of Examining and Approving Foreign Investment Electricity Bureau ( Getting electricity connected ) Firehouse Branch ( Fire inspections on construction project ) State Taxation Bureau ( Registration for taxation ) Local Taxation Bureau ( Registration for taxation ) Bank ( Opening accounts ) Real Estate Bureau ( Heat, water and gas ... ...Read More>>

Labor force

Human Resource Overview Changchun is very strong in science and technology with more than 100 famous research institutes, such as the Changchun Research Institute of Applied Chemistry and Changchun Research Institute of Optical Mechanics and Physics. The city also has 28 universities and colleges, such as Jilin University and Northeast Normal ... ...Read More>>

Municipal Infrastructure - Post &Telecommunications

As the telecom hub of Jilin Province, Changchun has complete telecom infrastructure facilities. In 2006, Changchun brought in 4.66 billion RMB in postal and telecom services revenue including 420 million RMB in postal revenues and 4.24 billion RMB in telecom services. The number of local telephone users totaled 1.15 million households and that ... ...Read More>>

Business Links

◎ Changchun Information Port ◎ Changchun Investment Promotion Information Port ◎ Changchun Investment Promotion- Changchun Online ◎ Changchun Development and Reform Commission ◎ Changchun ... ...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 Changchun municipality will enjoy a favorable tax rate of 24% and enterprises operating within special pilot zones in Changchun ... ...Read More>>

Planning & Development

Strategic Planning and Development Changchun's goal is to construct a modern center of manufacturing, regional logistics as well as education, science and culture. Changchun will be a regional central city with distinct industrial features, fine-tuned economic systems, complete service functions and a high degree of modernization. Changchun will ... ...Read More>>

Municipal Infrastructure - Transportation

Roads Changchun has a comprehensive road transportation network. It has 564 roads with a total mileage of 6,815.5 km including 6 national highways with total mileage of 672.5 km and 7 provincial highways with a total mileage of 398.9 km. At present, the roads from Changchun to surrounding cities and counties are connected by first-class roads ... ...Read More>>

Development Zones

Changchun High Technology Development Zone The Changchun High Technology Development Zone was approved as a state-level development zone in April 1993. The zone now has a developed area of 14.38 square kilometers. It is one of the first 27 state-level advanced technology development zones approved by the State Council of China. The Zone lies in ... ...Read More>>

Municipal Infrastructure - Public Utilities

Post & Telecommunications The implementation of utilizing the water reserves of the Songhua River for Changchun and expansion of two thermoelectricity plants has greatly enhanced the city's supply capacity for water and power. The annual capacity of the city's major electricity plants reached 11.8 billion kwh in 2006, while daily ... ...Read More>>

Business Environment

Geographical Advantages Changchun City is situated at the heart of the Song Liao Plains in northeastern China and at the center of China's three northeastern provinces. The city is a connecting point for major roads to all of the regional cities in North China, including to Liaoning, Jilin, Heilongjiang and Inner Mongolia, as well as reaching ... ...Read More>>

Municipal Government

Mayor Mayor: Cui Jie Municipal Departments • Changchun Municipal People's Government Add: 75 Renmin Dajie, Changchun Postcode: 130051 Tel: 0431-88967000 • Changchun Development and Reform Commission Add:10111 Renmin Dajie, Changchun Postcode: 130022 Tel: 0431-88777161 • Changchun Office of Foreign Affairs and Overseas Chinese ... ...Read More>>

Foreign Trade & Foreign Direct

Changchun's main sources of foreign capital are Japan and South Korea, mainly in the manufacturing sector. In recent years, the investment of foreign enterprises in service trade industries has increased. Foreign enterprises have large investments in the auto industry in Changchun. There are 42 Fortune 500 enterprises in Changchun. In 2006, the ... ...Read More>>

Strategic Industries

Changchun is the cradle of the automobile industry in China. Through many years of development, it has formed an industrial system which includes manufacture of automobiles, railway passenger trains and motorcycles with complete product lines. The automotive sector, agricultural processing and hi-tech industries have formed the three key ... ...Read More>>

Statistics HOT

• GDP: RMB 400 billion (2011) • Per Capita Disposable Income of Urban Residents: RMB 20,400 (2011) • Economic Growth Rate: 14% (2011) • Resident Population: 7.677 million (2010) • Unemployment Rate: 3.30% (2010) • Enrollment Rate for Children of School Age: 100% (2011) • Enrollment Rate for High School Students ... ...Read More>>

Area & Population HOT

The total area of Changchun is 20,604 square kilometers, the urban areas of which cover 3,583 square kilometers. At the end of 2010, the total population of Changchun was reported to be 7.67 million. Of the resident population, 3.878 million are males, accounting for 50.52% and 3.799 million are females, accounting to 49.48%. Over 47 distinct ... ...Read More>>

Changchun Nightlife HOT

A variety of pubs, teahouses, coffee bars and other venues provide a more sedate nightlife than can be found in other large Chinese centers like Beijing or Shanghai. Longli Lu Bar Street is a good option for a variety of bars bound to appeal to most tastes.... Read More>>

Location and Climate HOT

Changchun City sits in the centre of Songliao Plain in northeast China, positioned at 124'18" - 127'02" east longitude and 43'05" - 45'15" north latitude. The city's seasons are clearly-defined: Spring is dry and windy, leading into a short and relatively cool summer with average July maximums of 27C (81F). During Autumn it's ... ...Read More>>

Changchun Transport -Others HOT

Trolley bus: Now running mainly as a tourist line, number 54 is the only working trolley bus that remains from a time when Changchun had the largest such network in the whole of northern China. Original vehicles from the 1940s trundle along an interesting route, taking in Film City and the Changchun Film Studio along its route and at a mere RMB1 ... ...Read More>>

Changchun Transport - Bus HOT

Changchun has over 100 bus routes, and the network is fairly comprehensive, running from around 6am to 10pm. The No. 264 is particularly popular with tourists, as it passes many of the major sights, including Wenhua Plaza and the Museum of Imperial Palace of Manchu State (the Puppet Emperor's Palace). Carry small change with you to pay for your ... ...Read More>>

Changchun Entertainment Overview HOT

Unsurprisingly for a city dubbed “China's Film City “ a highlight of the entertainment in Changchun is centered around the city's movie industry. The film festival showcasing local films which takes place every other year in August is a ...... Read More>>

Changchun Shopping Areas HOT

Chongqing Lu Business Street 重庆路商业街 The most important shopping area in the city, Changchun Lu is home to a number of large shopping centers, including the International Trade Center, Wangfujing Shopping mall, and a Wal-Mart. Add: Chongqing Lu, ...... Read More>>

Brief Intro to Changchun Shopping HOT

Changchun is a major industrial center in northern China, the capital of Jilin Province, and the most important distributing hub in the region. Though the city is best known for the manufacture of automobiles, machinery and trains, the city and Jilin ...... Read More>>

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