Wuhu Economic and Technological Development Zone

    Rating     A
    Year of Establishment     1993
    Land Area     121.68 km2
    Location     Wuhu, Anhui
    GDP     RMB 56.5 billion, 10.74% up(2013), RMB 64.7 billion (2014)
    FDI     US$3.5 billion, 17.85% up
    Utilized FDI     US$707 million, 26.07% up in 2014
    Major Investors     Chery Automobile, Guangdong Midea Group (Wuhu) Cooling Equipment, Anhui Jingcheng Copper, Siemens VDO Automotive, Hitach Home Appliance
    Major Industies Encouraged     Automobiles and auto parts, electronic products, new building materials
Source: Wuhu Economic and Technological Development Zone

Wuhu Economic and Technological Development Zone (Wuhu ETDZ) is located to the north of Wuhu, the second-biggest economy in Anhui province. Covering an area of 121.68 sq km, Wuhu ETDZ encompasses Wuhu Export Processing Zone (Wuhu EPZ), the high-tech Service Center, the Auto Parts Export Base and the Auto-Electronic Products Industry Park.

Wuhu ETDZ is close to Wuhu Port, the local railway station and the Yangtze River Bridge. Expressways connect Wuhu with Hefei, Ningbo and Hanghzou. Trunk railways connect Wuhu with Ningbo, Tongling and Huainan. Wuhu is also accessible via the Xuanchen-Hangzhou Railway and the Anhui-Jiangxi Railway. With its convenient location in the transportation network, Wuhu ETDZ is an ideal place for investors to set up production bases and logistics centers.

Investment Climate
In recent years, Wuhu ETDZ has been growing steadily. Its GDP reached RMB 64.7 billion in 2014, accounting for 28.03% of Wuhu’s total. In 2012, value added industrial output amounted to RMB 45.88 billion, up 14.9% year on year.

Automobiles and auto parts, new materials and electronic products are the pillar industries in Wuhu ETDZ. In 2012, automobile and auto parts enterprises realized gross industrial output of RMB 45.38 billion, while new materials and electronic products enterprises realized gross industrial output of RMB 25.06 billion, and RMB 46.69 billion, respectively.

In 2014, the total import and export value rose 7.72% to US$3.57 billion, accounting for 55.3% of Wuhu’s total. In,2012, the utilized FDI increased 20.19% to US$500 million.

Chery Auto, one of the largest home grown carmakers in China, is headquartered in the city. In 2012, Chery sold 563,300 units, ranked first among own-brand auto manufacturers in the country. It exported more than 180,000 units of passenger cars, ranked first in China.

Investment Cost
Winning Edge and Limitation
Winning Edge
  • With famous auto manufacturing companies like Chery Auto, Wuhu ETDZ has great potential for developing the automobile and auto parts industries.
  • The zone has a lot of room for expansion.
  • Investment costs are relatively low.

  • Because there are no national universities nearby, the area lacks senior and high-level talent.
  • The zone has been slow to implement industrial upgrades.

Address: No. 219 North Yinghu Road, Wuhu, Anhui, P.R. China 241009
Tel: 86-553-5772016
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