Profile of Counties (Cities and Districts)
Guangyang District was set up officially on October 8th, 2000 approved by the State Council as the municipal district of county-level, which is the political, economic and cultural center of Langfang city. The total area of the district is 332km2 and the total population is 399 thousand. It administrates four towns, five sub-district offices and one town office.
In 2014, GRDP of the entire district has reached to RMB 16.13 billion Yuan, the total finance revenue is 4.79 billion Yuan. Guangyang District has become the new favorite for living and leisure and the prosperous place for house purchasing in Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei region.
The tertiary industry has become the subject of economic growth of the District. With Wal-Mart and TESCO as the leading role, business areas with sales volume of about a hundred million Yuan such as Chaoyang Special Offer Mall, Wuweizhai Commercial Building and Dongcun Commercial Street are flourishing. Relying on the high-end office buildings such as Shangdu Plaza, Jianye Building, Langfang No. 1 and Tianli Deyi Business Center, the building economy of Guangynang District is rising rapidly, which not only led the development of urban economy but also become the new landmarks of Guangyang District. The modern business centers such as Wanda Plaza, Guangyang CBD and Shengtai Fortune Center under contraction will become nucleus of future development of Guangyang District.
In order to accelerate construction of the “Green Economic Circle around Beijing”, Guangyang District makes every effort to build the “Four Industrial Parks, Three Bases and One New Town”. The four industrial parks are the High-level Talent Pioneer Park, the Scientific and Technological Achievements Incubation Park, the New Industries Demonstration Park and the Modern Logistics Park; the three bases are the Fitness and Rehabilitation Base, the Agricultural Sightseeing Base and the Green Vegetables Base; one new town is the Wanzhuang New Town.
Anci District is a county-level administrative area of Langfang City in the southern part of the urban area and administers 4 townships, 4 town, 3 sub-districts offices and 2 provincial parks (Longhe High-tech Industrial Park and Langfang New Industries Demonstration Area of Hebei province). The whole District covers an area of 595km2 with 349,000 in population. In 2014, the GRDP of the entire District has reached to RMB 11.62 billion Yuan and the total financial revenue is 2.09 billion Yuan.
At present, Anci District has formed a complete range of industrial system. The whole District owns 35 enterprises above designated scale and has basically formed seven major industrial clusters composing of such conventional industries as electronic information, equipment manufacturing, food further processing, printing & packaging, metal rolling, musical instrument making, cultural & sport articles.
The Electronic Information Industry: Electronic information industry is the key industry developed by Anci District. Now, more than 40 relevant enterprises have settled in Anci District, represented by Foxconn Precision Electronics (Langfang) Co., Ltd. with the investment amount of 1.2 billion USD, Langfang Naidi Electromechanical Co., Ltd. with the investment amount of 200 million Yuan as the zero defect supplier of Korea Samsung, and the touch screen base project of Beijing IT01 Co., Ltd. with the investment amount of 210 million Yuan (and Langfang U-touch Photoelectric Technology Co., Ltd.) etc.
Equipment Manufacturing Industry: Anci District has an excellent foundation of equipment manufacturing industry represented by more than 20 major enterprises such as ASIMCO Meilian Braking System (Langfang) Co., Ltd., Langfang Tiangenzhu Electromechanical Equipments Manufacturing Co., Ltd. etc.
Food Processing Industry: The settled enterprises include Tsingtao Beer (Langfang) Co., Ltd., Langfang Wuyu Winery Co., Ltd. etc. The main products are Shanshui Beer, Yingchun Liquor, Kangda chilled chicken, which are selling well in markets of Beijing and Tianjin, the environment friendly vegetables exported to countries and regions such as Europe, America, HongKong, Macau etc.
Printing & Packaging Industry: Anci District is known as “Land of Printing” and there are more than 400 upstream and downstream enterprises engaging in offset printing, color printing, packing & decoration, processing & selling of paper products, printing machinery etc. Seeing from the overall scale, the printing & packaging industry of our District has become the largest group of private enterprises and is one of the key pillar industries of the entire District.
Metal Rolling Industry: The metal rolling industry takes Anci Branch of Shengbao Pipe-making Co., Ltd. in Hebei Province as the leading enterprise, and the major enterprises are Langfang Fuxin Steel Plate Co., Ltd., Hualu Tianyu Metal Products Co., Ltd. etc. Upon the up and running of the above projects, the annual production value would exceed 20 billion Yuan.
Sanhe City, which is in the east gate of Beijing on the hinterland of Beijing-Tianjin-Tangshan economic region, is the forefront of Circum Beijing & Tianjin Strategy implemented by Hebei Province. In 1993, Sanhe County made way for the county- level city. Now it governs 10 towns and 3 zones (which are Yanjiao Economic and Technological Development Zone, Agricultural High-tech Park and New Industrial Area) as well as 4 sub-district offices. Its gross area is 643 square kilometers with 538,000 mu of farmland and its total population is 561,000. In 2014, the GRDP of the city reached 48.21 billion Yuan and the total financial revenue has achieved 9.32 billion Yuan. Sanhe city is 30 kilometers to Beijing Tian’anmen Square and the Beijing Capital Airport Respectively in the west, 125 kilometers to Tianjin Port in the south and 121 kilometers to Tangshan Port in the east. It is located in the core area of the golden triangle composed by the three large cities—Beijing, Tianjin and Tangshan and occupies an important place in the integration of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei as well as the Bohai Economic Rim. With the No. 102 national road crossing its central area, the Beijing-Qinhuangdao and Dalian-Qinhuangdao Electric Railways traversing from east to the west, the northwest part directly arriving at the Capital Airport, the southeast part connecting with Tianjin Port and Jingtang Port, a ground-naval-air three-dimensional traffic network has been formed.
The investment environment of Sanhe City is improving day by day. Its comprehensive economic strength ranked in the “top 10” in Hebei province for years successively and the “top 100” in China for six consecutive times. After introducing the Beijing power network, two power supply systems formed in Beijing and Hebei. Over RMB 400,000,000 Yuan of investment for the heating network reconstruction project of power plant in Yanjiao and cogeneration of the power plant were then realized. The installed capacity of 100,000 sets for No. 6159 and No. 5838 LANs of Beijing has constituted the two sets of communications network of Beijing and Hebei.
The development environment of Sanhe City is standard and efficient. The lowest comprehensive land, electricity and water prices in Beijing and Tianjin regions, establishment of the high-tech development fund, local financial resources construction fund, the loan guarantee fund for small and medium enterprises and the agricultural industrialization fund, the positive running of Yanjiao Office of Langfang Commodities Inspection Bureau, the up and running of Yanjiao Office of Shijiazhuang Customs, establishment of Sanhe Administrative Examine and Approval Center and realization of “transparent” service, “one- stop” work and “parallel type” examine and approval, all of which have witnessed Sanhe carrying out the high standard and efficient service to every detail of work.
The industrial structure of Sanhe City is full of distinct characteristics, which have attracted foreign businessmen from over 30 countries and regions such as America, Germany, France, Japan, Korea, and HongKong, Macao, Taiwan and so on to invest here successively. It has converged over 1,000 domestic and overseas projects with overall investment volume of nearly 70 billion Yuan, of which over 160 projects are foreign funded. The modern agriculture predominated by animal husbandry and breeding as well as further processing of agricultural and sideline products is growing continuously; High-tech industries predominated by electronic information, biological pharmacy, new materials and new energies are in the rapid development. The number of high- tech enterprises has reached to 130 and the profit of high-tech industry accounts for 30% of total profit of the entire city. Modern service industry predominated by leisure tourism, modern logistics, health industry and cultural & creative industry is rising rapidly. Construction of large-scaled tertiary industry projects such as Yanda International Green Ecological Health City with a 6 billion Yuan investment, Yanjiao Airport Logistics Base, France FM Logistics Center, Futures Delivery Library of Hopefull Grain & Oil Group etc. will certainly give new vitality to development of the tertiary industry.
Established in 1955, Dachang Hui Autonomous County is approximately 42km to Tian’anmen Square in the west and borders Tongzhou District of Beijing, 38km to the Capital Airport in the north and 120km to Tianjin Port in the southeast. It is the nearest ethnic minority autonomous county from the capital Beijing. The county covers an area of 176 square kilometers with a total population of 118,000, of which the Hui nationality accounts for 21.6%.
Attractions in Dachang can be represented by eight name cards which are “scenery of Chaobai River, Muslim old mosque, health spa, Fuhua beef in hot-pot, fishing gear and fishing, Pingju Opera and songs as well as dances, livable new city and fine art ware” and by new scenic spots such as “Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, the New Residence Pavilion, Minority Middle School, Cultural Plaza, Kuntai Ecological Park, Peacock City, Modern Industrial Park and Baoqiu Riverside”. Meanwhile, it is also known as the largest base for distribution, breeding and processing of commodity cattle and sheep in the north of China and the "land of enamel to the east of Beijing", etc.
In recent years, adhering to the scientific outlook on development and laying stress on grasping the real situation of the county, Dachang County has determined the main strategy of “opening up internally and cooperating externally, making efforts to improve constantly”, proposed the theme of development “propelling Dachang to have a late-development rising on the road of scientific development”, highlighting the docking with Beijing, focusing on projects construction of industrial parks and explored a development path with characteristics of Dachang County. In 2014, the GRDP of the city reached 7.11 billion Yuan and the total financial revenue has achieved 2.48 billion Yuan.
Located in the north of North China Plain, Xianghe borders on Beijing and Tianjin on all sides. It enjoys the good reputation of “Bright Pearl near the Capital City”. With an area of 458 square kilometers, the county exercises jurisdiction over seven towns, two townships, two sub-district offices, three provincial-level industrial parks, one provincial-level agricultural high-tech park as well as 300 administrative villages. Its comprehensive economic strength ranks the top three in Langfang city and the twelfth in Hebei province; therefore, it is the golden land with the most vitality and development potential in the Capital Economic Circle and even Bohai Economic Rim.
In 2014, the entire county achieved the total output value of 14.41 billion Yuan and the total fiscal revenue of 3.87 billion Yuan. Xianghe County has entered the “Top 200 Characteristic Demonstration Counties with the Most Investment Potential in China” elected by an international authoritative organization.
Long history and culture: Xianghe County was called Shuyang Prefecture in ancient times, the establishment of its administrative system can be dated back to the Liao and Song dynasty when Emperor Taizong of Liao set up Shuyang Prefecture here, which has a history of over one thousand years. Some outstanding masters well-known across China, such as Hao Shouchen, a famous Peking Opera star; Zhang Ce, a martial art master and Zhang Zhongxing, an academic master, were all born here and the sensational “Anping Event” at home and abroad during the Liberation War, which took place right in Anping town within Xianghe County's jurisdiction.
Unique location advantage: Xianghe is one of the only three counties, which border on both Beijing and Tianjin in the province and one of the 14 counties involved in the green economic circle around the capital in the entire province. It is only 45 km away from the center of Beijing and 70 km away from the center of Tianjin, and is just in the core region of Bohai Economic Rim.
Convenient and fast transportation and road network: There are five national or provincial level arterial traffics, including Beijing-Harbin expressway, No. 103 national highway, Dachang-Xianghe line, Tongzhou-Tangshan line and Pinggu-Xianghe line, two exits of Beijing-Harbin expressway are set here and No. 938 and No. 810 Beijing bus arrive at Beijing Railway Station directly from the County town. The Beijing-Tangshan intercity high-speed railway and Miyun-Zhuozhou expressway, which are under planning and construction, will shorten the time and distance from Xianghe to Beijing further.
Beautiful and pleasant natural ecology: The green coverage rate of the County reaches 40% and there are four major rivers-- Chaobai River, North Canal, Yinju Ruchao River (the River Transferring Water from Juhe River to Chaobai River) and Qinglongwan River, which formed a rare natural oxygen bar and an urban green lung among cities. The national football training base and Guoan football training base are settled in the riverside of Qinglongwan due to the excellent ecology of Xianghe.
Distinctive industrial characteristics: Xianghe is the most influential distributing center of household products in northeast Asia and the largest production base of sheet metal products and printing as well as packaging in north China. The exhibition hall of Xianghe Furniture City covers an area of 2.2 million square meters and the scale of it ranks the first in the northern part of the country and the second in the entire country, which has won the charming brand of “Furniture Capital of North China” for Xianghe. The Grand Epoch City is elaborately built by China International Trust and Investment Corporation while imitating Beijing city of the Ming and Qing dynasties, where a series of international conferences, such as G20 meeting, the third Sino-US strategic economic dialogue, were held here successively while it was designated as the permanent site of the international financial forum annual meeting, therefore, Xianghe is also known as the “Famous City of Conference and Exhibition in North China”.
Perfect functions and supporting conditions of parks: There are three large provincial-level parks--Xianghe Development Zone, Modern Industrial Park and North Furniture Industry Base. The Development Zone is among the first batch of provincial-level economic and technical development zones set up in the entire Province, the Modern Industrial Park is one of the 14 new industries demonstration areas around Beijing in the entire Province and the North Furniture Industry Base has passed the review and acceptance as a provincial-level industrial agglomeration area successfully.
With an area of 776 square kilometers, Yongqing County has jurisdiction over 14 towns, 1 provincial-level development zone, 386 administrative villages with a population of 382,000. It is both a traditional agricultural county and a newly raising Industrial County as well as an ecological tourist county. In 2014, the entire County achieved the total output value of 8.24 billion Yuan and the total fiscal revenue of 1.08 billion Yuan.
Situated in the axle center of Beijing-Tianjin Corridor and Bohai Economic Rim, Yongqing is 60 kilometers away from Beijing and Tianjin. There are “three vertical and three horizontal lines” in the county including railways, expressways and national as well as provincial arterial traffics, and crisscrossed minor roads, which contribute to a highly developed road network. Langfang-Cangzhou Expressway passes through the entire County from south to north and the starting section of Beijing-Taipei Expressway which is about to start construction runs across Yongqing for 28 kilometers and its three exits are close to Yongqing county town, Yongqing industrial park and Taiwan merchant industrial base.
The forest area of the entire County is 510 thousand mu and the coverage rate of forest reaches 43%, ranking the first in North China Plain and the ten thousand mu artificial forests in the County is the largest one in North China Plain and known as the “Green Pearl and Natural Oxygen Bar on Beijing-Tianjin Corridor”. Green vegetables and high quality fruits are produced and supplied all year round. The farmhouses, picking gardens and holiday villages all have special styles and each has its own distinguishing feature. Buried underground are the several hundred li ancient battle tunnels of the Song and Liao dynasties, honored as “Ancient and Modern Wonder, Underground Great Wall”. The ancient buildings, such as the white tower of Liao dynasty and Hanlin (member of the imperial academy) former residence, are known to all, far and near. In addition, Beijing Tongyi Lubricating oil Group is developing the project of Daqian Shijie forest hot spring resort; Fujian Rongyuan Company is developing the project of spa sanatorium; Australia is investing 430 million US dollars to build the world largest indoor ski resort. Excellent ecological environment and unique tourist resources have attracted many residents of Beijing and Tianjin to go on holidays and purchase houses in Yongqing, where they can fully enjoy the comfort and joy provided by a modern livable county.
Yongqing is rich in oil & gas as well as land resources. It is the major producing area of North China Oilfield and its natural gas reserves have reached to 5 billion cubic meters. There are the North China Oilfield and the main station of gas transmission from Shaanxi and Gansu to Beijing as well as the underground gas storage with state investment of 2 billion Yuan. At present, more than 1 million cubic meters natural gas is available every day and the price is lower than that of Beijing and Tianjin. Yongqing is an alluvial plain of Yongding river and has large area of sandy barren land and open forest land formed in the past, over 300 thousand mu adjustable land for project as well as 20 thousand mu unused land.
Yongqing has adequate water and electric energy. The average annual underground water storage amounts to over 80 million cubic meters and geothermal water resource reaches to 700 million cubic meters, the temperature of which is between 50℃ and 80℃, thus it is the preferred area for developing projects of hot spring bath and sanatorium as well as resort. The center of hot spring tourist industry belt of Hebei province is right here. Twelve transformer substations of 220KV, 110KV and 35KV are constructed the County and interconnection with Beijing-Tianjin-Tangshan southern and northern power grid has been realized, which can fully meet the power demands of enterprises.
Yongqing has the top-ranking investment platform. Yongqing Industrial Park is the provincial level development zone and Pilot Park of market oriented operation with a planned area of 120 square kilometers. The initial and expansion area has achieved “ nine-available and one-accessible”, which has attracted more than one hundred well-known enterprises, such as CSG Holding Limited, Huaxing Glass Group, Jilin Forest Industry Group and Hong Kong Balama Prima Company, to settle here. In addition, there are also five characteristic industrial agglomeration areas, such as Taiwan merchant industrial base, private science and Technology Park etc., which have complete functions, perfect facilities and capacity of bearing large projects.
Yongqing is a place with infinite business opportunities. At present, according to the plan of “One County Town and Three Plates”, Yongqing is constructing the new county town and the three economic plates of electronic information, leisure resorts and modern logistics as well as the pilot demonstration zone of new socialist countryside, so its development prospect is bright.
Located in the center of the Beijing-Tianjin development axis of the “one axis and three belts” around the capital area, Gu ’an County is the front area of the “one line” contained in the “one line and two sides” strategy implemented by Hebei Province and is an important pivot of the “big three points” group of the future urban construction of Langfang. Gu’an County covers an area of 696 square kilometers, governing 12 townships, 3 provincial industrial parks, 1 street office and 419 administrative villages with farmland of 650,000mu and 430,000 in population. Many honorary titles were successively awarded by relevant departments of the State, including “Land of Spa in China”, “Land of Flowers and Trees in China”, “Land of Fishing Tackle in China”, “Land of Folk Culture and Art in China” and “Land of Mineral Water in China”. In 2014, the total output value of the entire county was 11.26 billion Yuan; the total fiscal revenue of the county was 4.01 billion Yuan.
Gu’an has a superior geographic location. Separated from the Daxing District of Beijing only by the Yongding River, it was called “beneath the feet of the emperor” in ancient times and now it gains the good reputation of “bright pearl to the south of Beijing”. Gu’an is 50 kilometers away from Beijing Tian’anmen Square. It only takes people 25 minutes to drive to Beijing South 3rd Ring, 40 minutes to Beijing Capital Airport and about 1 hour to Tianjin new port from Gu’an County town.
Gu’an is convenient and advanced in traffic. National road No.106 and Beijing-Kowloon Railway pass through the entire county where Beijing-Kowloon railway has station and freight yard. The Beijing section of Daqing-Guangzhou expressway leads to the county directly. Provincial road Langfang-Zhuozhou highway runs from east to west, connecting to Beijing-Tianjin-Tanggu expressway 30 kilometers to the east and Beijing-Shijiazhuang expressway 15 kilometers to the west. In Gu’an, country roads lead to everywhere totaling a length of more than 860 kilometers with asphalt roads introduced to every village. The Hebei section of Daqing-Guangzhou expressway passes through the county from south to north and Langfang-Zhuozhou expressway runs from east to west. Within a 100-kilometer range of Gu’an, the density of rail and classified highways is extremely rare in other areas of the same kind in China.
Natural resources in Gu’an are unique. The total geothermal area is more than 100 square kilometers, which accounts for one seventh of the county area. The reserves of the geothermal resource are about 1.3 billion cubic meters with the average outlet water temperature of more than 80℃. Rich in varieties of minerals that can benefit human beings, it is a rare first-class rich geothermal field in China and known as one of the four most famous hot springs in the world together with Paris Basin, Japan Tjumen and Beijing Xiaotangshan. The amalgamation of Gu’an Spa and Leisure Business Industrial Park into provincial park management with a planning area of 17 square kilometers and a total investment of RMB 41.6 billion Yuan and construction of the park will lead development of leisure tourism industry.
Relying on the world’s top industry orientation, planning and design, Gu’an Industrial Zone has created an investment space with internationalization, standardization, elegant ecosystem and sustainable development by taking advantage of the beautiful environment, preferential policies and high quality service, and building up an investment fertile land gathering electronic information industry, automobile spare parts industry and modern equipment manufacturing industry. Honorary titles have been successively granted by the domestic and international authoritative organizations, which are “Award for the Best Investment Zone for Multinational Company”, “Fastest Development Park of Hebei Province in 2008”, “China Top 10 Investment Worthy Development Zone”, “The Best Base for Green Manufacturing”, “China Top 10 Investment Worthy Environmental Protection Zone ”, “China Top 10 Provincial Development Zone with Most Investment Potential”, “China Best Communication Industry Base in 2009” and “2009 Most Influential Industrial Park” and so on, and it entered the top 100 list of “Development Zone with Most Investment Potential in China”. Gu’an Auto Parts Base was evaluated as “Regional Characteristic Industrial Base of Hebei Province” of the third batch by Hebei Science and Technology Department.
Bazhou city is in the heartland of Beijing-Tianjin-Baoding Triangle, belonging to the city agglomeration around Beijing, Tianjin and Bohai Sea region. With an area of 784 square kilometers, it exercises jurisdiction over seven towns and five townships, one provincial level economic and technical development zone, one metal, glass and furniture industrial park, two offices and 383 administrative villages (streets) as well as a total population of over 600 thousand. In 2014, the entire city achieved total output value of 36.25 billion Yuan and total fiscal revenue of 3.10 billion Yuan. Beijing-Kowloon Railway, Tianjin-Bazhou connection line, Baoding-Tianjin Expressway, Daqing-Guangzhou Expressway as well as No. 106 and No. 112 national highways pass through it, which forms three ”Golden Crosses” in the City, thus the traffic is very convenient and the City has become the “Southern Economic Supporting Point of Big Beijing Economic Circle”.
The Establishment of Bazhou in 1990 as a county-level city replaced its administrative status of county. In 1992 and 1993, Bazhou city ranks the fourth among the “Top Ten” of Hebei province successively; in 1993, it named as National Star County and City; in 1994, approved as the open-up city by the State Council; in 1995, it entered the first well-off counties and cities of the entire Province. In 2000, it was rated as one of the ten counties (cities), which developed faster and better in economy and society during the “Ninth Five-year Plan” period and re-entered the “Top Ten” cities of the entire province. In 2003, it was rated as the top ten counties (cities) of county economic development of Hebei province. In 2005, it was honoured as one of the first power-expanded counties (cities) by Hebei provincial government. It has kept the title of “National Cultural Advanced County and City” for fifteen successive years and won more than fifty honorary titles of provincial level or above, such as “National Level Demonstration County of Scientific Popularization”, “China Financial and Ecological City”, “China Top 100 Cities with Most Investment Potential”, “National Barrier-free City”, “Yanzhao Cup Group A Gold Award City of Provincial Livable City Construction” and “Provincial Level Garden City”.
Bazhou has invested one billion Yuan successively in upgrading infrastructures of parks, constructing environment, promoting service function and enhancing construction of supporting service facilities, such as logistics, finance, consumption, entertainment and residence, to meet the demand for development of modern manufacturing industry and high-tech projects. At present, the development zone puts a high priority on developing modern service industry and relies on Bazhou International Hot Spring Park to build a modern cultural tourist industry that integrates business exhibition, sports & leisure, financial service, health preserving, culture Expo etc. with all our strength. In 2010, Bazhou was officially named as “China SPA Town ” by China Mining Association. Shengfang metal, glass and furniture industrial park focuses on developing the new service industries, such as modern logistics, financial training and intermediary service, relying on the country’s largest base of metal, glass and furniture manufacturing and thin-wall pipe processing, which has been approved as the provincial export base, provincial industry agglomeration area and provincial logistics industry agglomeration area by relevant authorities of Hebei Province. Jingang industrial park takes harbour industry and modern logistics industry as the development priorities, having formed a complete framework of water, power and road network, where the constructions of three “parks in the Park”—the electric power technology park, the food processing park and the musical instruments manufacturing park are being carried out steadily; The LNG automobile industrial park and the industrial agglomeration area in the southern part of the city under planning and construction will create a new growth pole.
During the period of the “Twelfth Five-Year Plan”, centering on the three major goals “striving to be an economically strong city, building a culturally famous city and constructing a top-grade Bazhou”, Bazhou city defined its “One Body with Two Wings” industry orientation which takes boosting the strategic transformation of economic-social structure as the theme and new industries as the guide to develop modern service industry and efficient urban agriculture simultaneously, and the city orientation of a city with internationalized quality of life.
Wen’an was established as a county in early Western Han dynasty, taking its name from the implied meaning of “advocating civilization and etiquette, administering state affairs well and ensuring national security”. Possessing an area of 1,037 square kilometers, Wen’an County exercises jurisdiction over 13 towns, 5 state-owned farms and 383 administrative villages as well as 480 thousand in population. In 2014, the entire county achieved GRDP of 16.13 billion Yuan, and total fiscal revenue of 1.23 billion Yuan. Wen’an county has successively won such honorary titles as “National Model County for Greening”, “National Model County for Double Supporting”, “National Advanced County for Civil Affairs ”, “National Ecological Demonstration County”, “National Food Safety Demonstration County” and “National Cultural Advanced County” and was designated as the national commodity grain base, “Three-north” shelter forest base and seed-breeding base.
Its location advantages are unique and exceptional. Wen’an is an important part of the southern economic plate of Langfang City in the core area of Bohai Economic Rim, which is a plate with the most vitality, and potential in China’s current economy. Three major cities--Beijing, Tianjin and Baoding are within its 100 kilometers radius and it is 180 kilometers away from the Capital Airport, 80 kilometers away from Tianjin New port and 48 kilometers away from Tianjin Binhai New Area. Rivers in the County crisscross and 50 million cubic meters of water was transferred annually from Yellow River, which nourishes 430 thousand mu plain forest, where green and water add radiance and beauty to each other, forming a unique style of northern water town.
Land resources are abundant and vast. The Territory of Wen’an County accounts for one sixth of that of Langfang city and it is an area with the most per capita land resources in North China Plain. At present, there is 12-thousand mu stock land in the county, such as discarded land and brick & tile kiln. The new land planning outline schemes out 16.35 square kilometers of land for use in the coming ten years and 44.42 square kilometers conditioned construction area as development reserves, thus the development potential is huge.
Road network extends in all directions. Beijing-Kowloon railway passes through the County from south to north; the three national or provincial arterial highways--national highway 106, Langfang-Botou line and Jinghai-Wangcun line crisscross; Daqing-Guangzhou expressway opened in 2010 connects Wen’an only for ten minutes of driving; the Langfang-Cangzhou expressway under construction passes through the County for 30 kilometers with 3 exits set up and the connecting line totals 28.8 kilometers, which will be open to traffic synchronously with the main expressway in August, 2011, so the “six-vertical and four-horizontal” road network system becomes increasingly perfect.
Characteristic industries have solid foundation. The six major markets specialized in artificial board, iron & steel rolling, plastic chemical, electric wire & cable, machine tool trading and grain, oil and foodstuff are flourishing, which have certain influence in the North and even the entire country. Relying on the market, the County has formed its characteristic industries led by “steel, wood, plastic and cable” and has 10,895 individual businesses and 2,194 private enterprises.
The government affairs environment is efficient and convenient. With the philosophy of valuing, favoring, enriching and stabilizing merchants winning great popular support, Wen’an County carries out the service initiatives of “servicing sincerely, standardizing administration, reducing cost and increasing efficiency”. Wen’an has successively revised and introduced the Preferential Measures for Encouraging Investment and the Rewarding Measures for Introducing Investment, takes the lead in practicing the investment project agent system and the service agent system and provides “round-the-clock, seamless and zero interference” services for key investment projects.
Dacheng County exercises jurisdiction over eight towns, two townships, one district, one office and 394 administrative villages. With an area of 904 square kilometers and 480 thousand of population, the County is the open-up county approved by the State Council, the “Three-along County” and “Metropolis Economic Rim” county approved by Hebei province.
Dacheng County has unique location advantages and convenient traffic. Located in the Beijing-Tianjin Corridor, it is 70 kilometers away from Tianjin on the east, 140 kilometers away from Beijing to the north, 8 kilometers away from Beijing- Shanghai railway and Beijing-Shanghai expressway respectively and 15 kilometers away from Beijing-Kowloon railway.
Dacheng County has developed non-public economy with prominent characteristics. There have formed such characteristic industries as thermal insulation building materials, non-ferrous metals, chemicals, motorcycle accessories, food, classical furniture, etc. Among which, the scale of thermal insulation building material industry ranks the first in the country, which is named as “Dacheng Thermal Insulation Building Material Characteristic Industry Base of National Torch Program” by the Torch High-tech Industry Development Center of the Ministry of Science and Technology, conferred as “Capital of China’s Green Thermal Insulation Building Material” by the CHCBM, named as “Thermal Insulation Building Material Characteristic Industry Base of Hebei Province” by the Department of Science and Technology of Hebei Province; the non-ferrous metal industry ranks as “Circular Economy Demonstration Pilot Base of Hebei Province”; the motorcycle accessories industry is called as “National Largest Specialized Market for Motorcycle Accessories” by China Auto Sales Corporation.
Dacheng County has abundant natural resources with great potential. The coal reserves in the County amount to 19.01 billion tons and are of good quality, which is now one of the scarce “gas fat coal” mineral resources in our country, and the coal bed methane reserves are 205.19 billion cubic meters, which has been listed in the development plan of Hebei province. The County has nearly 90 thousand mu of unused land (other land) and abundant labour resources, which can meet the demands of construction land and labours for various projects.
Dacheng County has complete infrastructures, sound functions, developed communication and strongly guaranteed power supply; its urban environment and sanitation improve year by year and was rated as a “Civilized County” and “Hygienic County” for years successively; its service environment for attracting investment keeps improving and establishment of the administrative service center was to carry out “one-stop” service and “one-line” examination and approval system; founding of the enterprise service center was to provide full and high-quality service for enterprises and the whole-agent-system for going through various formalities.
In 2014, Dacheng County achieved GRDP of 10.34 billion Yuan and total fiscal revenue of 0.94 billion Yuan. Parks construction: Park Expansion in a different place was approved by the provincial government; the investment invitation center was built and put into service; over 500 million Yuan of construction capital has been invested, major road networks were completed, and the target of “eight-available and one-accessible” such as water, electricity, communication and gas, was basically fulfilled. Project construction: the County carried out 247 projects with over ten million Yuan investment for each, invested 8.98 billion Yuan in total and accomplished 5.06 billion Yuan investment in the whole year, in which, the projects with over one hundred million Yuan investment for each are 44, the total investment is 5.46 billion Yuan and 2.66 billion Yuan of investment has been accomplished. Urban construction: Market oriented operation funds amount to 4.74 billion Yuan and “Ten Projects of County Town” were implemented, so the living environment of residents was improved significantly. New countryside construction: With an investment of about 40 million Yuan, such projects as land comprehensive treatment, dry farming demonstration base and water plant construction were put into practice, contributing to the further improvement of agricultural infrastructure. 170 million Yuan was invested in starting the construction of new residence in 24 villages, so the living condition of peasants keeps improving.