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Wuhan Linkonggang Economic & Technological Development Zone

History

In 1992, under the authorization of People’s Government of Hubei Province, Wuhan Wujiashan Taiwanese Businessman Investment Zone was established.

In January of 2000, under the authorization of Taiwan Affairs Office of CPC Central Committee (Taiwan Affairs Office of State Council) as well as Ministry of Science & Technology (M.O.S.T.) of P. R. China, Wuhan Wujiashan State-level Science and Technology Industry Development Park across Taiwan Strait was established.

In July of 2002, under the authorization of Department of Agriculture, Wuhan State-level Food Processing Zone was established.

In 2002, under the authorization of State Environmental Protection Administration, it became the State-level Eco-Demonstration Construction Region.

In 2013, with the approval of State Council, Wuhan Wujiashan State-level Economic and Technological Development Zone was renamed as Wuhan Linkonggang Economic and Technological Development Zone.

Introduction

Located at Hankou, Wuhan Linkonggang Economic and Technological Development Zone encircles Jiang’an, Jianghan and Qiaokou districts. Therefore, it enjoys a geographic advantage as well as convenient transportation, with Wuhan-Chongqing and Beijing-Guangzhou railways, Beijing-Zhuhai, Shanghai-Chengdu and Lanzhou-Hangzhou express ways, as well as 107 and 318 national roads going through, and Hanjiang River and Yangtze River neighboring around.

Wuhan CPC municipal committee and municipal government have made the decision to build it into the largest area of Taiwan-funded enterprises in central China, the new “hundred-billion-RMB belt”, the “Two-Oriented Society” demonstration zone of Wuhan and an exchange platform for positive interaction across the Taiwan Straits.

Dongxihu District of Wuhan City, Wuhan Wujiashan State-level Science and Technology Industry Development Park across Taiwan Strait, Wuhan State-level Food Processing Zone, and Wuhan Province-level Industry Park of Taiwanese Businessman, all of above belong to an integrated district with both administrative zone and development zone.

A foresaid district is one of the top three places with fast economic development, one of the top five foreign capital concentration districts which have been attached great importance for improvement, one of the top three exporting bases of automobile spare parts and as well as one of the top three logistic zones.

It is also the city to provide service outsourcing business --- Demonstration Zone of Wuhan Logistic Service Outsourcing Business, which is located to the north of West and Middle Ring Road in urban area of Wuhan City, and gets tight connection with Hankou District.

The acreage of the district is about 500 kilometers (wherein development zone takes 180 kilometers). Registered permanent residents in this area are 230,000 and resident population is about 420,000. Up to the end of 2006, the increase scope of GDP financial income over the whole district has been listed No.1 of the whole city as well as the whole province within the past sequent eight years.

(hubei.gov.cn by Mao Huifang)