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History of Nanchang

The area now called Nanchang was first inhabited in the Han Dynasty, when a city named Gan was established on the site. Little of the area's history from this era remains, though it seems clear that the city remained in continual habitation, having been renamed Hongzhou during the...Read more>>

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Nanchang Transport - Introduction HOT

Traveling into Nanchang is easy by air, road and train. Nanchang Changbei International Airport lies approximately 26 kilometers outside of town, operating flights to airports across China and with limited international services. The city's railway station ...... Read More>>

Office Leasing HOT

Commercial Real Estate Overview At present, there are 115 office buildings in Nanchang, which are mainly distributed in the core area of the city, especially in the Donghu and Xihu districts. Famous first-class office buildings include the Hengmao International Center, the Jiangxin International Building, the International Trade Plaza, the ... ...Read More>>

Business Links HOT

◎ Nanchang Municipal People's Government (Chinese) ◎ Department of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation of Jiangxi Province ◎ Jiangxi China ◎ Investment Guide in Jiangxi ...Read More>>

Preferential Policy HOT

Establishing a Wholly Foreign-Owned Enterprise The Nanchang "One-Stop Service" Center has a set of application forms available to applicants, requiring the following documentation and procedure: (1) Investment Plan signed by applicant(s) (2) Articles of Association (3) Certificate of credit status issued by banks (4) Residence or land ... ...Read More>>

Municipal Infrastructure - Post &Telecommunications

Nanchang is the telecommunications and postal transfer hub of Jiangxi Province and parts of eastern China. Total postal revenue in 2006 was 3.73 billion RMB up 20.1%. Local telephone users numbered 1.67 million, there were 0.4 million wireless local phone users, 2.55 million mobile phone users and 0.45 million internet users. ...Read More>>

Municipal Government

Mayor Mayor: Hu Xian Municipal Departments • Nanchang Municipal People's Government Add: Honggutan, Nanchang Postcode: 330038 Tel: 0791-3883719 Fax: 0791-3885859 • Foreign Affairs Office of Nanchang Municipal People's Government Add: 4/F, Municipal Government Building, Xingzheng Erlu, Honggutan New District, Nanchang Postcode: 330038 ... ...Read More>>

Investment Procedure

Establishing a Representative Office in Nanchang Foreign enterprises shall make application to the Nanchang 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>>

Planning & Development

Strategic Planning and Development Nanchang is positioned to be an important transportation and logistics hub city in eastern China, with a high quality of life and enhanced entrepreneurial spirit. A city of historical and cultural significance, Nanchang has an excellent base for promoting its tourism sector as a city of distinctive charm. The ... ...Read More>>

Development Zones HOT

Nanchang State-level Economic and Technological Development Zone In April 1992, the Nanchang Economic and Technological Development Zone was approved by the State Council as a national economic technical development Zone. The Zone is located in the Changbei District of Nanchang, which is separated from the old downtown area by the river and ... ...Read More>>

Labor force

Human Resource Overview There are 45 universities in Nanchang including the renowned Nanchang University. In 2006, there were 4,190 postgraduate students enrolled and over 10,600 on-campus postgraduates. There were 167,700 newly-enrolled students in regular universities, with 489,400 already on campus and over 81,800 graduates. To add to this, ... ...Read More>>

Municipal Infrastructure - Public Utilities

The urban gas usage rate was 87.4% in 2006, daily tap water supply was 1.49 million cubic meters and power supply was 7.6 billion kilowatts. Sample of Utilities Costs Water (RMB/cubic m) Usage Price Commercial Use 2.00 Industrial Use 1.35 Domestic Use 1.10 (Prices include usage and wastewater treatment fees) Electricity (RMB/Kwh) Usage < 1KV ... ...Read More>>

Municipal Infrastructure - Transportation

Roads Nanchang sits at the confluence of the #105, #316 and #320 national superhighways and is a major inland road transport hub with expressways that reach small and medium sized cities as well as the outlying larger centers including Wuhan, Qiujiang and Jingdezhen. There are also three new super-expressways from Nanchang to Shanghai, Guangzhou ... ...Read More>>

Business Environment

Geographical Advantages Nanchang is the political, economic and cultural capital of Jiangxi Province. It is also the only capital city located in the Yangtze River Delta, the Zhujiang River Delta or the Southeast Fujian Delta. The city serves as a priority link between east and west China and connects south and north China as well and sits on ... ...Read More>>

Foreign Trade & Foreign Direct

In 2006, actualized foreign investment in Nanchang totaled US$1.051 billion, with investment in the secondary and tertiary industries of US$0.521 billion (49.6%) and US$0.501 billion (47.7%) respectively. In 2006, there were 174 newly-approved enterprises (or institutions) with foreign investment, of which 35 projects had individual investments ... ...Read More>>

Strategic Industries

Nanchang has 5 key industries including the auto industry, pharmaceuticals, food, textiles and electrical household appliances. By the end of 2006, these industries accounted for 80% of all manufacturing output in the city. There are 11 industrial parks which are home to 16 listed companies and about 1,000 large-scale enterprises. The ... ...Read More>>

Nanchang Business Guide - Economic Overview HOT

Vital Statistics (2006) GDP: RMB 118.5 billion GDP per Capita: RMB 26,145 Economic Growth Rate: 15.2% Population: 2.27 million (urban) - 2.56 million (rural) FDI: US$1.05 billion Annual Average Wage: RMB 20,286 Government Effectiveness Rating: 24th 2006 Chinese Cities Competitive Rating: 36th Economic Overview Nanchang; literally translated as ... ...Read More>>

Statistics HOT

• GDP: RMB 256 billion (2011) • Per Capita Disposable Income of Urban Residents: RMB 20,743 (2011) • Economic Growth Rate: 13% (2011) • Resident Population: 5.042 million (2011) • Unemployment Rate: 4.5% (2011) • Enrollment Rate for Children of School Age: 100% (2010) • Enrollment Rate for High School Students ... ...Read More>>

Area & Population HOT

Nanchang covers an area of 7,402 square kilometers, inside the urban area of which over 3.31 million people live. Of the total residential population, 2.63 million are males, accounting for 52.23% and 2.41 millions are females, accounting for 47.44%. The majority of the population in Nanchang is Han (99.60%) and other minorities account for a ... ...Read More>>

Nanchang Transport - Boat HOT

Only 1 kilometer from downtown Nanchang is a small ferry port which was once a busy stopping point for boats along the Gan River. It is rarely used these days for passenger traffic. ...Read More>>

Nanchang Food Streets HOT

Ruzi Food Street 孺子路美食一条街 Named after Xu Zhi, a celebrity during the Eastern Han Dynasty, Ruzi Road is famous for its restaurants. This street appears to fit the greatest restaurants in one place. There are a wide variety of national and international restaurants here, such as Mingjian Restaurant, Zhenzhen Restaurant, Changjia ... ...Read More>>

Location and Climate HOT

Sitting to the north of the Jiangxi Province, Nanchang's subtropical monsoon climate ensures that the city is humid, hot and subject to high rainfall. Its yearly average temperature is around 17.5°C, and the average maximum July temp erature is 35C (95F). ...Read More>>

Nanchang Transport - Bus HOT

Nanchang Public Bus Nanchang's locals use the buses as their most frequent form of public transport. The city operates over 95 lines and the network runs from 06:00, winding down around 19:30. The fare costs 1 RMB per person. All other lines including suburb lines are double decker tourist buses that cost 2 RMB per person. Nanchang Public ... ...Read More>>

Nanchang Entertainment Overview HOT

The flashy neon lights and pumping music of Nanchang's KTVs, bars and nightclubs are the outward show of a lively nightlife which many visitors will enjoy late into the night. Many hotels in the city also have their own KTVs and bars, which are enjoyed by ...... Read More>>

Nanchang Shopping Areas HOT

Shengli Road Walking Street 胜利路步行街 Built in 2001,Shengli Shopping street is 960 meters long. It integrates recreation, shopping and entertainment all into one. Along the sides of the street, there are famous old shops, large-scale shopping centers ...... Read More>>

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