3. Beidaihe Economic Development Zone
Beidaihe Economic Development Zone is a provincial economic and technological development zone approved by Hebei Provincial Government in January 1995. With a planned area of 4 square kilometers, it is located in a famous scenic spot Beidaihe.
Beidaihe Economic Development Zone has the advantages of rapid and convenient traffic communication, complete infrastructure, high quality of service, transparent and favorable regulations and policies, independent project approval authority and a series of preferential policies. It has enormous potential for development with many advantages such as location, environment, resources, port, industry, talents and services.
With the distance of 270 km from Beijing and 220 km from Tianjin, Beidaihe Economic Development Zone is located in the intersection of the emerging Bohai Economic Rim, the expanding Capital Economic Circle and the revitalizing Northeast Economic Circle with the Beijing-Harbin Railway, Datong-Qinhuangdao Railway, No. 102 and No. 205 National Road running through. Beijing-Shenyang Expressway exit also leads directly to the urban area. Meanwhile large modernized energy export port Qinhuangdao Port and Shanhaiguan Airport are within a short distance.
Beidaihe's beautiful natural scenery and unique humanistic landscape complement each other. Beidaihe is located both in the warm temperate zone of the middle latitude and east coastal monsoon circulation area. With pleasant climate, it has four distinctive seasons. In summer there is no intense heat and in winter there is no severe cold. It is known as the “natural oxygen bar” for its fresh air with 59.43% green coverage in the urban area and 52.1 square meters per capita of the green space area, and 4000-7000 negative oxygen per cubic centimeter in the air. At the foot of mountains and facing the sea, it boasts the soft sand and flat tide, broad beaches and slow waves. The sand is clear and the sea is blue. Beidaihe has been rated as one of the first key national scenic spot, national garden cities, one of the China’s top 40 tourist attractions, and one of the first excellent tourist cities. In this region, the purification cost of enterprises investment can be reduced and the innovative inspiration of R&D personnel can be stimulated. It is also conductive to software development, and the R&D, production and operation of microelectronics, bioengineering, sound-photo-electronic integration and other industries.
The region has a complete infrastructure with an electricity substation of 220kV with 12 output 10kV lines. Gas supply capacity is up to 13000m3 per hour. The water works can supply 15000 tons of purified water per day. With a perfect drainage system, the sewage and rainwater discharge pipelines achieve an overall docking with the network of the District. It is convenient and smooth for people to communication with all corners of the world through mobile, fax, optical fiber broadband network and cable television and so no.
In 2016, Beidaihe Economic Development Zone received 20.1 billion RMB of main business income, 380 million RMB of tax revenue, 1.4 billion RMB of investment in fixed assets, 2.1 billion RMB of domestic capital and 20.26 million U.S. dollars of foreign capital.