the second largest beautiful port city in the region, is located in the
northeast part of China, with the population of 2.22 million and the
area of 5402 square kilometers . There are more than 20 nationalities
living in the city ,including Han, Man, Hui, Korean etc.Yingkou has a
very long history, which can be traced back to 280,000 years ago. From
that time on, our ancestors began to live and work on this land.
1864, Yingkou began to start trading with foreign countries. It was the
first trading port in northeast
and one of the five earliest trading ports in China at that time.
the reform and opening to outside had been carried on in China, the
position and function of Yingkou has been steadily strengthened among
all the coastal cities in China. Now, Yingkou, the one hundred years old
port city, is being full of vitality .Among the national seventhfive-year
plan projects, the construction of Yingkou
Port has accelerated
Yingkou's foreign economic development. Since then Yingkou City has
enjoyed the advantage of one city with two ports. Now, the annual
handling capacity of Yingkou Port is up to 20 million tons, one of the
ten largest ports in China.
Yingkou is rich in natural resources, which makes Yingkou have an important economic position and development potential .
The magnesite reserve, among the 32 kinds of minerals explored in Yingkou, is one of the four largest magnesite reserves in the world. Dashiqiao, the magnesite metropolis of China, is located in the east part of Yingkou City. The reserves of talcum, boron, feldspar, silicon and gold rank in the front in China. The reserve of oil and natural gas is also very rich.
Yingkou has 96 km long coastline, and 973,236 acres of tidal flat areas. The sea salt products is 800,000 tons per year on the one hundred miles circled slat fields.
Yingkou is well- known for its agricultural and sideline products such as rice, fruits and aquatic products . The rice fields in Dashiqiao and fruit orchards in Gaizhou are very famous in the nation. The annual output of rice is 400,000 tons, output of fruits such as apple, grape, peach, plum and apricot is 400,000 tons, and output of more than 80 kinds of aquatic products such as jellyfish, shrimp, crab and river crab is 160,000 tons. The development and utilization of some agricultural resources has had a certain scale, such as the crab cultivation in paddy fields, greenhouse fruits and flowers.
Yingkou is also the base of fine hair goats, tussah and deer.
Yingkou, in the process of the 50 years development in China, has became an industrial city with completed industrial sectors ,including textile, machinery, electronics, petrol-chemistry, medicine, construction material and home appliances. In the city , there are more than 3,000 enterprises in 40 industrial sectors with 1700 kinds of products.
The production capacities of textile, dyeing and nylon yarn in Yingkou rank the first in Liaoning Province.
The salt chemical industry in Yingkou has a long history. The paper making and cigarette sectors in Yingkou have important positions in China.
And the alarming equipments, mini-motors, medium plate rolling, cement , fluid equipments in Yingkou city are well known in Liaoning Province.
than 80,000 professional technical staffs are working in different
The public facilities in Yingkou have been improved a lot. The digital program controlled telephones are used in the city and towns, and the IDD, mobile phones, facsimiles and Internet services are all available in the city. Foreign investment Service center are formed to deal with those who want to invest in Yingkou. Hotels can provide best service to the foreigners. The Medicare service is also good here. Many advanced medical instruments have been put in use for the Yingkou people.
The civil construction in Yingkou also are growing very fast. A beautiful park has been set up along the river bank. The avenues are broad and even. The Yushi Reservoir with capacity of 200 million cubic meters is under construction.
The Yingkou flyover bridge is the largest bridge in northeast China.
Yingkou is not only a good city to do business, but also a good place for the tourists.
Yingkou has a lot of natural and humanized scenery. There are many resorts in Dashiqiao and Gaizhou. Yueya Bay, Basha Bay , the Fairy Island, the Xiongyue Hot spring, the Qinglong Mountain, the Buyun Mountain, and the Wang'ershan Hill are the better places for tourists to enjoy themselves.
The Lengya Temple is one of the four largest Buddhism temples in Northeast China. Master Jueguang, the President of Hongkong Buddhism Society, has often come back to Yingkou, his hometown , and on October 2, 1997, he cut the ribbon at an inauguration ceremony for Lengyan Pagoda at Lengyan Temple.
The developing potentiality of Yingkou has kept the eyes from every corner of the world.
In 1990, the specialists of the United Nations Development Program Mission came to make a feasibility study on Yingkou. Then they submitted to the Chinese government a 200,000 words long Report on behalf of the UNDP Mission on the Developments of Yingkou City and Yingkou Economic Zone (YEZ).
They said in the Report that: it is based on reasonable theories that Yingkou has the incomparable advantages such as its hinterland industry foundation, natural resources, qualified professionals, geographic position, port facilities, etc., which any other economic development zones and special zones in China so far cannot catch up with.
The Chinese government offers a series of preferential policies to Yingkou. On October 21, 1992, Yingkou Economic and Technical Zone was approved to be the State level development zones by the State Council of China. Mr.Jiang Zemin and Mr. Li Peng, the leaders of China, have visited Yingkou one after the other .Liaoning Provincial government also offers great support for the Yingkou's development .
Yingkou has been listed as one of the 40 best cities for foreign investment in China by the City Economic Evaluation Center of China, which has made an evaluations on 187 cities concerning their infrastructure facilities, economic benefit, foreign investment utilization, the tertiary industry, market, and etc.
At present, Bayuquan District, the once fishery village and the present new economic development zone, has been basically formed into a modern port city. Other development areas and hi-tech development parks have also been taken into their primary shapes.
Yingkou has become a spotlight for investment in northeast China. Hundreds of businessmen from more than 34 countries and regions such as Japan, Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, U.S.A., France, German, Canada, Belgium, Austria and India have come to Yingkou and set up their joint venture companies here. Until now, the most of these companies are running well and making considerable profits.
In the future, Yingkou, the one hundred years old port city, the beautiful land , will accelerate the development in the high-tech, light industry, textile, home appliances, machinery manufacturing, food, chemistry, resources utilization, trading and tourism,
We sincerely welcome the people to come and to seek their best business opportunities . We will offer you our best preferential policies, perfect investment environment and best service.
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