1. Introduction
  2. Location
  3. Main Industries
  4. Sino-European Cooperation
  5. Platforms
  6. Human Resources
  7. Operation Cost
  8. Contact Info
 1. INTRODUCTION

Taicang is located at the southeast of Jiangsu Province, bordering the Yangtze River to the east and Shanghai to the south. It is the nearest city along the Yangtze River from Shanghai. Taicang covers an area of 810 square kilometers with a total population of 1.03 million. Taicang ranked 7th in comprehensive strength in 2021, and 3rd in scientific and technological innovation and 2nd in green development in 2020 among China’s Top 100 county-level cities.

The industry of Taicang grows rapidly. In 2020, GDP of Taicang reached 138.6 billion RMB, public budget revenue reached 17.1 billion RMB and the number for fixed asset investment was 46.9 billion RMB in 2020. Foreign investment has performed well, and the German enterprises bring industrial output of over 50 billion RMB to Taicang every year.

 

2. LOCATION
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

International Airport

35KM  Hongqiao International Airport

72KM  Pudong International Airport

65KM  Wuxi Shuofang International Airport

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

5+1 Railway System

  • Hu-Su-Tong Railway Phase I & II
  • South Yangtze Intercity Railway
  • North Yangtze Intercity Railway
  • Suzhou-Wuxi-Changzhou Intercity Railway
  • Minhang-Jiading-Taicang Intercity Railway

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taicang Port

  • 8 km of deep-water channel -a golden stretch of the Yangtze River
  • 215 shipping routes
  • The largest foreign trade port on the Yangtze River
  • 29th in the world’s top 100 container ports
3. MAIN INDUSTRIES

  • High-End Equipment Manufacturing
  • Logistics & Trade + Headquarters Economy
  • New Materials
  • Bio-medicine
  • Aviation

4. SINO-EUROPEAN COOPERATION

  • 1993: The first German enterprise invested in Taicang
  • 2008: “Cooperation Base for Sino-German Enterprises”, jointly awarded by Ministry of Commerce of China and German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy
  • 2016: German Centre established in Taicang
  • 2021: More than 388 German enterprises
5. PLATFORMS

6. HUMAN RESOURCES
  • Yangtze River Delta Research Institute of Northwestern Polytechnical University and Taicang Campus

Taicang government and Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) cooperatively to set up the NPU Taicang Campus and the Yangtze River Delta Research Institute (Yangtze River Smart Bay). The NPU Taicang campus is excepted to have 10,000 full-time students, 10 schools, 10 research centers, one training center, two national key laboratories (one for defense technology), and 10 provisional key laboratories. It will offer 17 undergraduate programs, 20 master’s programs, and 10 PhD programs. By September 2021, the 1st phase of the campus will be put into use, and the university will welcome its first students.

  • Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Taicang Campus

Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Taicang Campus is founded by Xi’an Jiaotong University and the University of Liverpool and will be put into operation in 2022. By 2025, the campus is expected to have 10,000 full-time students.

  • Enterprise-College Cooperation-Dual Education

Ever since 2001, Taicang has already introduced German “Dual Education”, and has established a completed professional training system from junior college to bachelor and graduate school; more than 10,000 professional and technical talents are formed through “Dual Education”.

Dual Education Center:

  • Taicang German Enterprises Technician Training Center
  • Sino-German Training Center
  • Schaeffler (China) Training Center
  • Sino-German Dual Bachelor Training Program
7. Operation Cost
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8. CONTACT INFO

Tel: Carrie Jin: 13862377731

Charles Li: 15995581620

Lily Chen: 18821773743   

Mail: jinchunying@taicang.gov.cn

lilei@taicang.gov.cn

chenlili@taicang.gov.cn

Fax: 0512-53285008

Web: http://invest.taicang.gov.cn/                                                      

Address: B Tower, No.6 Building, 99 Xianfu East Street, Taicang city, Jiangsu Province 215400

 

 

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