Zhuhai is located in the southern part of Guangdong Province, bordering specially administered region Macau. Zhuhai is one of the four Special Economic Zones (SEZs) established in 1980 based on the Reform and Opening Up Policy 1978. After more than three decades of economic transformation, it has become a major manufacturing base for electronic products, such as mobile phones, computers, audiovisual products etc. It is designated to be a high-tech research area where heavy industries are not allowed to be set up in the city.

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Population (million - 2011): 1.56
City Class: Class “B”
GDP (RMB billion - 2011): 120.25
Utilized FDI (USD million - 2011): 1,220
Exports (USD million - 2011): 20,860


Zhuhai is located in an area with many airports. All of the international cargo airports within the Pearl River Delta (Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Macao and Hong Kong) are less than 2 hours' drive from Zhuhai.

The Port of Zhuhai, which is composed of seven major areas (Gaolan, Wanshan, Jiuzhou, Xiangzhou, Tangjia, Hongwan and Doumen), is one of the major hubs along the Chinese coastline.

The city is connected to Guangzhou by a new high-speed passenger railway (2011) and a new freight railway (2012).

Zhuhai-HK connection
The construction of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge began in December 2009. Upon completion, it will shorten the journey between Zhuhai and Hong Kong to about 30 minutes.

Zhuhai is a major port city in China. Its geographical advantages have turned it into an appealing place for investments. The construction of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (to be completed in 2015-2016) should further contribute to Zhuhai's eoconomic growth. In 2010, foreign trade reached USD 43.48 billion. Foreign trade value in 2010 amounted to USD 751.1 billion, representing 25.3% of the national total.

Since Zhuhai was planned as a high-tech research area, heavy industries have not been allowed to set up in the municipality.

Key Industries

  • Mobile phones and computers
  • Electronics
  • Petrochemical
  • Medicine and Medical Device
  • Power energy
  • Yacht Making
  • Marine Engineering Equipment Manufacturing
  • Audiovisual products
  • Printers
  • Tourism
  • Software, ITO, BPO

Zhuhai is one of the most prosperous zones in China. It is currently home to three development zones and one free trade zone.

Zhuhai National Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone
Zhuhai Hi-tech Zone was approved by the State Council in December 1992. Covering an area of 139 square kilometers, it was established in March 1993. Due to its endowments of high-skilled talent, the main park of Zhuhai Hi-tech Zone has become an important hub of production, study and research. 

Wanshan Maritime Development Experiment Zone
This development zone is strategically located between the two Chinese special administrative regions (Macao in the west and Hong Kong in the east). This has turned Zhuhai Wanshan Maritime Development Experiment Zone into one of the most important zones in the area. Situated at the mouth of the Pearl River, the development zone houses six international waterways and covers a marine area of 3,200 square kilometeres.

Gaolan Port Economic Zone
With a total size of 380 square kilometers, Gaolan Port Economic Zone has become southern China's large-scale harbor industrial zone. The zone is mainly focused on equipment manufacturing, petrochemicals, and energy. From 2008-2009, the economic strength of Gaolan Port Economic Zone ranked first among the provincial Economic Development Zones of Guangdong Province.

Zhuhai Free Trade Zone
In 1996 the State Council approved the foundation of the Zhuhai FTZ. The Administrative Committee of the FTZ was established in June 1997. In its first year of existence, the FTZ received a total investment of USD 1 billion from more than 200 companies from over 20 different countries and regions. The Zhuhai FTZ covers an area of 3 square kilometers.


Zhuhai is also home to the following industrial parks:

  • Zhuhai Aviation Industrial Park
  • Fushan Industrial Park
  • Nanping Science and Technology Industrial Park
  • Sanzao Science and Technology Industrial Park
  • Xinqing Science and Technology Industrial Park
  • Chimelong Ocean Kingdom
    Fuxiang Bay, Hengqin New District, Zhuhai 519031, China
    Tel: +867566941988
    Website: http://int.chimelong.com/ZH
  • Grand Bay View Hotel
    Shuiwan Road, Gongbei, Zhuhai
    Tel: (756) 887 7998
  • Harbour View Hotel & Resort ZhuHai
    47 Jida Qinglv Middle Road
    Tel: (756) 332 2888
  • Holiday Inn Zhuhai
    188 Jingshan Road, Jida, Zhuhai
    Tel: (756) 322 8888
  • International Conference Center Hotel
    Jida Qinglv Middle Road, Zhuhai
    Tel: (756) 332 9988
  • Pullman Zhuhai Hotel
    Midtown No2029 Jiuzhou Avenue Gongbei District Guangdong 519000 Zhuhai
    Tel: +86 756 8998688
    Website: http://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-8098-pullman-zhuhai/index.shtml
  • Yindu Hotel
    1150 Yuehai Road East, Gongbei, Zhuhai
    Tel: (756) 888 3388
  • Zhuhai Holiday Resort Hotel
    9 Shi Hua Road East, Ji Da, Zhuhai
    Tel: (756) 333 3838
  • Zhuhai Marriott Hotel
    Building 9, No 177 Jingshan Road, Jida, Xiangzhou District Zhuhai, Guangdong 519000 China
    Tel: +867566318888
    Website: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/zuhmc-zhuhai-marriott-hotel/


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