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).
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.
- Mobile phones and computers
- Medicine and Medical Device
- Power energy
- Yacht Making
- Marine Engineering Equipment Manufacturing
- Audiovisual products
- 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
Hong Kong – Zhuhai – Macao Bridge Hong Kong Project
Zhuhai Bureau of Statistics
Zhuhai Foreign Trade And Economic Cooperation Bureau
Zhuhai Investment Promotion Bureau
Zhuhai National Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone
The Air Condition And Refrigeration Association Of Zhuhai
Suite 906, Apartment C of International Convention Centre, 2 Jida Road, Zhuhai
Tel: (756) 322 4598
Fax: (756) 323 3340
Zhuhai Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment
230 Hongshan Road, Xiangzhou District, Zhuhai
Tel: (756) 222 8648
Zhuhai Power Trade Association
Building 1, 296 Cuixiang Road, Zhuhai
Tel: (756) 218 2085
Fax: (756) 221 1229
Zhuhai Printing Consumable Industry Association
1F Xiangzhou Technology Building, 518 Renmin Road East, Zhuhai
Tel: (756) 253 3678
Fax: (756) 253 3678
Zhuhai Software Industrial Association
Unit D2-218,Tangjia Southern Software Park, Zhuhai
Tel: (756) 339 1958
Fax: (756) 339 1690
Zhuhai Taiwan-Invested Enterprises Association
Tel: (756) 889 8658
Fax: (756) 887 4021
Chimelong Ocean Kingdom
Fuxiang Bay, Hengqin New District, Zhuhai 519031, China
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
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