Wuhan Export Processing Zone

    Rating     BBB
    Year of Establishment     2001
    Land Area     2.7 km2(planned)
    Location     Wuhan, Hubei
    GDP     N.A.
    FDI     N.A.
    Utilized FDI     N.A.
    Major Investors     Dongfeng Citroen, Dongfeng Honda, Dongfeng PSA, TVP, Hai’er, Midea
    Major Industies Encouraged     electronic products, automobiles and auto parts
Source: Wuhan Export Processing Zone

Wuhan Export Processing Zone (Wuhan EPZ) is located inside Wuhan Economic and Technological Development Zone (Wuhan ETDZ). Lying southwest of Wuhan, Wuhan EPZ is one of five export processing zones in central China. It was approved by the State Council in 2001 and has a total area of 2.7 sq km.

Located on the north bank of the Yangtze River, Wuhan EPZ is close to Wuhan Port. It is easily linked to the Beijing-Guangzhou Railway, one of the most important national transportation arteries in China. The Beijing-Zhuhai Expressway also go through Wuhan.

Investment Climate
Companies inside Wuhan EPZ enjoy tax incentives and convenient customs clearance services; all import and export formalities can be handled on the premises. Public utilities are well facilitated. Inspection, banking, transportation and warehousing are available inside the zone as well.

Wuhan EPZ focuses on the export of electronic products, automobiles and auto parts. In the first seven months of 2008, its total export amounted grew 49.5% year on year to US$765.5 million. In the month of July, exports reached US$ 116.2 million, and exports of electronic products grew 53.9% to US$97.49 million.

TPV Technology Ltd, a well-known electronics producer, was the largest enterprise by export volume in Wuhan EPZ that year. In July 2008, it exported US$69.24 million worth of products, 48.8% more than in July 2007. Furthermore, exports of automobiles and auto parts reached US$8.2 million with an accumulated volume of US$ 48.32 million, an increase of 34.4%.

Investment Cost
Winning Edge and Limitation
Winning Edge
  • Due to the rapid development of TPV in recent years, there is an opportunity for the stable growth of the electronic products export industry in the future
  • The zone has convenient access to transportation: Wuhan Port is one of the biggest inland river ports in China

  • In terms of exports, Wuhan EPZ is relatively far from the overseas market compared to the EPZs in coastal regions

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