Guangdong
Zhuhai High-tech Industrial Development Zone



    Rating     A
    Year of Establishment     1992
    Land Area     139 km2
    Location     Zhuhai, Guangdong
    GDP     RMB 10.72 billion, 13.5% up
    FDI     N.A.
    Utilized FDI     US$141.75 million, 14.1% up
    Major Investors     Phillips, M&Y PTY, Lizhu, Zhuhai Wanlida, Panasonic
    Major Industies Encouraged     Information technology, machinery, biology, pharmaceuticals
Source: Administrative Committee of Zhuhai High-tech Industrial Development Zone


Introduction
Zhuhai High-tech Industrial Development Zone (Zhuhai HIDZ) is located in the northern part of Zhuhai Speical Economic Zone, an economic zone with special economic policies and flexible government measures. The zone won approval from the State Council to be a state-level development zone in 1992. Covering an area of 9.8 sq km, it commenced official operation in 1993.

Zhuhai HIDZ is 18 km from Macau and 110 km from Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong Province. It faces Hong Kong and Shenzhen across the sea. The Beijing-Zhuhai Highway and the Jiangmen-Zhuhai Highway run through the zone.

The zone is within half an hour's drive of Zhuhai Airport and Zhuhai Port. Zhuhai Airport offers 76 domestic and international flights weekly. In 2006, Zhuhai Airport started cooperation with Hong Kong Airport. It currently acts as a supporting cargo transportation airport for Hong Kong Airport. Zhuhai Port has two major ports, Gaolan Port and Jiuzhou Port, both of which offer direct routes to Hong Kong.

Zhuhai had attracted 12 universities, all of which have opened colleges and educational institutions in the city. These universities include Peking University, Sun Yat-san University and Renmin University of China.

Investment Climate
In 2013, the GDP of Zhuhai HIDZ rose 13.5% year on year and reached RMB 10.72 billion. The gross industrial output value from enterprises with designated size or above of the zone grew 20.7% year on year to RMB 19.34 billion in the year.

Electronics, information technology, mac-hinery, chemicals and pharmaceuticals are the main industries in the zone. The zone also encourages investment in other High-tech industries. In 2013, the gross industrial output from high-tech industries hit RMB 9.28 billion, up 53.8% from a year earlier.

In 2013, the utilized FDI in the zone amounted to US$141.75 million, many foreign-invested enterprises, had been set up in the zone. Large foreign investors include Multek, M&Y PTY and Panasonic. Multek Doumen Industrial Park (Zhuhai) is fully owned by U.S.-based Multek and mainly produces Flexible PCBs.

The zone is also home to many domestic firms, including Lizhu and Zhuhai Wanlida. Zhuhai Lizhu Medical Biomaterial Co Ltd is a supplier of blood-purification supplies, sutures and suture needles and resin bandages.

In 2013, Zhuhai HIDZ saw its total impot and export value increase 12.2% year on year to US$1.66 billion, comprising US$910 million in export value and US$750 million in import value, down 3.8% and up 40.4% year on year, respectively.

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Winning Edge and Limitation
Winning Edge
  • The zone’s economic development is boosted by the economic development of the Pearl River Delta.
  • The zone enjoys geographical and transportation advantages.


Limitations
  • The zone faces competition from the development zones in Guangdong Province.
  • Zhuhai’s economy is lagging behind that of other special economic zones in China.
  • The zone lacks strong industrial clusters.
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