According to the report of the sixth national census, Yingkou's
total population are 2,428,534 people, compared with 2,296,540
people of the fifth national census at 0:00 on November 1, 2000, a
total increase of 131,994 people in ten years, an increase rate of
5.75% . The average annual growth rate is 0.56%.
Total family households in the city are 822 535 family, the
household population are 2,362,698 people and the average family
household population is 2.87 people, 0.47 people less compared with
the fifth national census
Yingkou is divided into four districts(Zhan Qian district, Xi
Shi district, Lao Bian district and Bayuquan district), two
county-level cities(Da Shi Qiao city and Gai Zhou city) with an
total area of 4970 square kilometers.
Geographical Position: Yingkou
City is adjoining to Dandong City in the east, Dalian City in the south, the bay of Bohai
Sea in the west , Liaohe Oil Field and Shengyang City in the north .It is only about 700
km away from Beijing ,the capital of China .The geographical position is at 39°55 to
40°56'N and 121°56' to 123°02' E, belonging to warm monsoon climate. It is warm in spring
and cool in autumn, not hot in summer and not cold in winter. The average temperature is 9
Beautiful Coastal City:
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.
In 1984, the archaeologists excavated fossils of intact skulls of the ape men from Jin Niu
Shan Hill (Golden Cattle Hill) in the east part of the City.
The Earliest Trading Port:
1864, Yingkou began to start trading with foreign countries. It was the first trading port
in northeast China and one of the five earliest trading ports in China at that time.
Yingkou is not only an important door for the northeast part of China to link to the rest
of the world, a
direct window for foreign trades, but also it is the nearest port for
shipping in the northeast area .
Yingkou has carried some nice nicknames such as Northeast
Shanghai and Finest Oriental Trading Port in the history.
Yingkou was also one of the cities in China that first set up the Customs, first issued
postal stamps and first established modern postal service. The Red Cross Association had
set up its first Chinese branch in Yingkou. More than 11 foreign countries had set up
their consulates and commercial authorities in Yingkou in the early days. At that time,
Yingkou became a vigorous distribution center both for merchants and their merchandises
Since 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 seventh five-year plan projects, the construction of Yingkou New 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.
Until now, Yingkou Port has opened the navigation courses with more than one hundred ports
of more than 40 countries and regions, the international container cargo shipping lines
have been put into operation as well. (After the third phase of construction of Yingkou
Port has been finished, )its handling capacity will reach to 50 million tons a year. Next
to the port, the Huaneng Yingkou Power Plant can provide 2000 million kilowatts to meet
the need of the development in the region. By Shenyang-Dalian Expressway, it is easy to go
to the other larger industrial cities in the Province or to the other place from Yingkou.
It takes about two hours to get to Shengyang or Dalian International Airport and six
to Beijing by car. Yingkou is also one of the areas with the most advanced land
transportation. The railway and highway in northeast China pass through the whole city,
which connected Yingkou into the communication networks between northeast Asia and east
Natural Resources: Yingkou is rich in natural resources,
which makes Yingkou have an important economic position and development
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
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.
the west area of Dashiqiao City is
our national high-quality rice base
Electric Smelting Magnesite
Magnesia - Charcoal Bricks
Dead Burnt magnesite
Industrial foundation: 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.
capacities of textile, dyeing and nylon yarn in Yingkou rank the first in Liaoning
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
city are well known in Liaoning Province.
80,000 professional technical staffs are working in different fields.
The sports cause of
Yingkou are growing very fast. Yingkou Sports School has trained
many sports personnel for the State.
Students of Yingkou
Traditional Opera School have won a lot of international prizes in many foreign countries
and regions such as France, Japan and North Ireland
public facilities in Yingkou have been improved a lot. The digital program
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.
Tourism Resources : 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
2, 1997, he cut the ribbon at an inauguration ceremony for Lengyan Pagoda at Lengyan
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
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.
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
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