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History of Nanjing

The ancient history of Nanjing spans 10 dynasties. It has served as the political center of the country several times, most recently as capital city of The Republic of China. It is known throughout the world because of its extensive, and occasionally tragic, history. Read more>>

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Nanjing Transport - Introduction HOT

Nanjing is the capital of East China's Jiangsu Province. Visitors come to the city to learn of its fascinating history, to enjoy its beautiful scenery and to immerse themselves in its impressive culture. Due to its geographical location on the bank of the ...... Read More>>

Office Leasing

Commercial Real Estate Overview The office buildings of Nanjing are mainly concentrated in 3 areas including the Xinjiekou-Changjiang Road-Taiping South Road-Hongwu Road area, the Gulou-Zhujiang Road-Guangzhou Road area, the Shanxi Road -Hunan Road area. In the first half of the year 2007, the average price of office buildings was about 7,296 ... ...Read More>>

Development Zones

Key Economic and Industrial Development Zones Nanjing now has 4 state-level development zones for high technology, economic and technological development, processing for export and as a chemical industrial park. Currently, there are also 6 provincial level development zones in Nanjing. Accumulated investment in the development zones has reached ... ...Read More>>

Planning & Development

Strategic Planning and Development In the Overall Urban Planning of Nanjing (1991 - 2010) approved by the State Council in 1995, the future development goal of Nanjing for the first half of the century is as follows: a. By 2000, the modernization level of the city should be at the top rank among Chinese cities of the same category; b. By 2010, ... ...Read More>>

Business Links

◎ Nanjing Foreign Investment ◎ Nanjing Municipal Government ◎ Business in Nanjing—BBS ◎ Nanjing Assets and Equity Exchange: (Chinese) ...Read More>>

Investment Procedure

1. Investment Procedure 2. Industrial and Commercial Registration: Before registration, inquiry should be made at Nanjing Municipal Administration of Industry & Commerce. Upon registration, the name of the enterprise will be protected by state laws. Registration process will be completed within 7 working days. Registration process for ... ...Read More>>

Preferential Policy

1. Company income tax is levied at a reduced rate of 15% for the following enterprise types: (a) Enterprises with foreign investment set up in Nanjing High and New Technology Development Zone (including 5 square kilometers in Jiangning Economic and Technological Development Zone) and identified as a high-tech enterprise; (b) Productive ... ...Read More>>

Labor force

Human Resource Overview Nanjing is in the forefront of Chinese cities in terms of education and scientific research, ranking 3rd after Beijing and Shanghai. With one of the country's finest education systems, Nanjing is the home of 41 universities; several, notably Nanjing University and Southeast University, have scientific research ... ...Read More>>

Municipal Infrastructure - Public Utilities

At the end of 2006, gas supply coverage came up to 100%. The tap water supply coverage also reached 100%, and the city's daily water supply capability was 2.12 million tons. The power supply for the city operates on double-loop. The success of Nanjing's thriving petrochemical industry is due in large part to the Shandong-to-Nanjing petroleum ... ...Read More>>

Municipal Government

Mayor Mayor: Jiang Hongkun Municipal Departments • General Office of Nanjing Municipal People's Government, Add: 41 Beijing Donglu, Nanjing, Postcode: 210008 Tel: 025-5771 6700, 8361 5591 Fax: 025-5771 5890 • Foreign Affairs Office of Nanjing Municipal People's Government, Add: 31/F, 41 Beijing Donglu, Nanjing Postcode: 210008 Tel: ... ...Read More>>

Nanjing Business Guide - Economic Overview HOT

Vital Statistics (2006) GDP: RMB 277.4 billon GDP Per Capita: RMB 39,379 Economic Growth Rate: 15.1% Population: 5.25 million (urban) –1.9 million (rural) FDI: US $ 1.7billion Annual Average Wage: RMB 17,538 Government Effectiveness Rating: 40th 2006 Chinese Cities Competitive Rating: 20th Economic Overview Nanjing has been a center of ... ...Read More>>

Municipal Infrastructure - Post &Telecommunications

Nanjing is one of China's 8 large centers for long-distance exchange and telecommunications. Communication network infrastructure includes wire, cable, optical cable, microwave, short-wave and satellite, including various domestic and international fixed telecommunication network services, local wireless looping, voice, data, image and ... ...Read More>>

Municipal Infrastructure - Transportation

Roads Nanjing is a major highway hub, with four national highways and nine provincial highways meeting in the muicipality. It is the first municipality in the province that has expressways to all counties, paved highways to all townships and highways to all villages. The Shanghai-Nanjing Expressway has added a convenient land route out of ... ...Read More>>

Business Environment

Geographical Advantages Besides being the provincial capital, Nanjing is also the political, economic and cultural center of Jiangsu Province as well as one of the most important southeastern central cities in the lower reaches of the Yangtze River. Being at the intersection t of he Yangtze River Economic Belt and the coastal open area, it is ... ...Read More>>

Foreign Trade & Foreign Direct

Due in large part to its proximity to Shanghai, Nanjing enjoys the attention of many foreign companies looking to setup manufacturing. More and more foreign companies are moving from Shanghai to Nanjing to open new factories with lower land prices, labor costs, and highly educated employees found in Nanjing. Foreign investment zones have been ... ...Read More>>

Strategic Industries

Nanjing is an important industrial base in east, accounting for about 1% of the country total in terms of gross industrial capability, and about 40% of the total economic volume of the municipality. Nanjing has built up a comprehensive industrial system with the four strategic industries of electronics and information technology, ... ...Read More>>

Statistics HOT

• GDP: RMB 614 billion (2011) • Per Capita Disposable Income of Urban Residents: RMB 32,200 (2011) • Economic Growth Rate: 12% (2011) • Resident Population: 8.10 million (2011) • Unemployment Rate: 2.58% (2010) • Enrollment Rate for Children of School Age: 100% (2010) • Enrollment Rate for High School Students ... ...Read More>>

Area & Population HOT

The Municipality of Nanjing occupies approximately 6,598 square kilometers. As of the 2010 census, its urban population exceeded 5.25 million, with Han (98.56%) the predominant ethnic nationality, followed by Hui, Man and Zhuang . Of the resident population, 4.14 million are males, which make up 51.76% of the total population and 3.86 million ... ...Read More>>

Location and Climate HOT

Nestled on the Yangtze River Delta (north latitude 31°14' - 32°36', east longitude 118°22' - 119°14'), Nanjing enjoys East Asian monsoon weather that is characterized by four distinct seasons, including hot humid summers with bouts of heavy rain (average July maximums are 33C, or 92F) - and mild winters, when the temperature ... ...Read More>>

Nanjing Transport -Taxis HOT

Taxi fares in Nanjing are relatively inexpensive. It costs 9 RMB for the first three kilometers, not including the 2 RMB fuel surcharge, and 2.4 RMB for every additional kilometer, or, after dark, 2.7 RMB for every additional kilometer. ...Read More>>

Nanjing Transport - Boat HOT

Standing as it does on the Yangtze River, Nanjing has an excellent water transportation network. Ferries link it with other provincial cities like Zhenjiang, Yangzhou and Nantong, as well as to Shanghai, Wuhu, Anqing, Jiujiang and Chongqing. Nanjing Passenger Port Located in the northern end of Jiangbian Lu, Nanjing Passenger Port is close to ... ...Read More>>

Nanjing Travel Tips HOT

Nanjing has four distinct seasons, and the months of October and November are regarded as having the most pleasant weather. During these months, visitors can enjoy the annual Red Maple Leaf Festival held on the nearby Qixia Mountain. Visitors should pack ...... Read More>>

Nanjing Transport - Bus HOT

Nanjing and its environs are served by four bus companies, namely: Nanjing Traffic Bus Company, Nanjing Yagao Bus Company, Nanjing Zhongbei Bus Company, and Nanjing Xincheng Bus Company. Traveling by bus is cheap and convenient – fares range between 1 and 2 RMB, and most bus routes operate from 06:00 - 21:00. Many buses linking the city to ... ...Read More>>

Nanjing Nightlife HOT

Most of Nanjing's bars and clubs are centered in the 1912 Nightlife District, which opened in 2004 and is home to all the Nanjing party greats. The university district, especially around Shanghai Road, is also lined with Western-style bars created to fill ...... Read More>>

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