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Capital of  China Canal, Hometown of Han Xin

Huaiyin

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Welcome
 Huaiyin, a city with long  history, boasts outstanding personalities and cultures. It was over 2200 years  ago that the Qin Dynasty established county system here. In the period of Ming  and Qing Dynasties, Huaiyin was among the four great metropolises along the  Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal: Suzhou, Hangzhou and Yangzhou.  Besides that, as one of main urban areas of Huai'an City, Huaiyin is hometown  of Zhou Enlai—the first primer of new China. The city is also famous for  its historical elites, such as the great militarist Han Xin, master of Han Fu  Mei Sheng and Mei Gao, master of Chinese pharmacology Wu Jutong, and sculptor  Hua Tianyou.

Huaiyin lies in unique  location and enjoys convenient transportation. Early in ancient times, Huaiyin  was awarded as “Thoroughfare to capital whether in landway or in waterway” and “Artery  to nine provinces and Throat of seven provinces”. Today, Beijing-Shanghai Expressway,  Nanjing-Huaian Expressway, Nanjing-Lianyungang Expressway, Tongjiang-Sanya Expressway,  Xuzhou-Huaian-Yancheng Expressway, 205 National Highway and 325 Provincial  Highway meet together within Huaiyin; Xinyi-Changxing Railway, which connects  with Longhai Line, runs across the whole boarders; Beijing-Hangzhou Grand  Canal, Old Yellow River, Yanhe River and sea-entering channels of Huaihe River  interlace here; thus a transportation network with high-level highways as  backbone and simultaneous development of waterways, landways and railways has taken  shape. Furthermore, since it is only 15 kilometers away from Huainyin to Huai’an  Civil Airport, which will be completed and put into operation in “the eleventh  five-year plan”, Huaiyin’s pivot transportation position in Jiangsu Province  even in East China will be further emphasized.

Huaiyin enjoys excellent  environment and abundant resources. It has climate features of both southern  and north areas concurrently: distinct seasons, sufficient rainfall and  pleasant climate. At present, 10 big production bases of agricultural  byproducts, including vegetables, economic forest, Siji goose and meat pigeon,  have been established; besides, Lingqiao Rice, Suyue Braised Pigeon, Laohou  Wild Duck and some other local products with unique features have become famous  in and out of Jiangsu.  Moreover, Huaiyin boasts abundant mineral resources: it possesses halite and  mirabilite mines with largest reserves in East China,  which has high value for exploitation because of thick mining deposits and high  quality.

Huaiyin is vigorous city  with good governance and harmonious people. Project concentration areas including  Province-level Huaiyin Economic Development Zone, Huaiyin New Industrial Zone and  Rural Industry Centralized Area have been established initially. The areas,  with complete infrastructures, attract various enterprises and businessmen. Huaiyin  has complete industries with distinct features: salt chemical industry,  mechanical manufacturing, textile clothing, agricultural byproducts processing  and other industries have taken shape. In particular, Huai’an Export Processing  Zone has obtained approval of the State Council. Taiwan Honhai Group (Foxconn),  one of the 500 World Top Enterprises, has landed in Huai’an, and some other  renowned national and foreign enterprises, including BenQ, TG Glass, Shagang,  Midea, Zhenda and Shineway, have also settled down in Huai’an, which accelerate  Huaiyin’s steps to new-type industrialization. In 2007, regional gross value of  production of Huaiyin reached 10.72 billion yuan; gross value of production per  capita reached 12,908 yuan; financial revenue reached 1.005 billion yuan, and  industrial added value reached 4.833 billion yuan. Besides, honest and  pro-business humanistic environment, effective and convenient services  environment, safe and comfortable living environment of Huaiyin have been  rewarded comments from external investors from various places.

CPC Huaiyin District  Committee and District Government warmly welcome friends of various circles  from home and abroad to take sightseeing tours, make investment and establish  enterprises here. We will provide you with excellent services, outstanding  environment and preferential policies to strive for development, look for  business opportunities and create a bring future together!

CPC Huaiyin District  Committee

People’s Government of Huaiyin  District

Huaiyin  Overview              

Huai’an (former Huaiyin  City) is a city of Jiangsu Province;  it is located in East China and center of North Jiangsu  plain. Huaiyin got its name because it was situated on the south of Old Huaihe   River. Huaiyin lies in  juncture of north subtropical region and temperate zone; it is also on the  golden north-south parting line of eastern coastal area of China, and on the grand external  ring of the economic cycle of the Yangtze Delta. Huaiyin is 400 kilometers away  from Shanghai, 198 kilometers away from Nanjing and 100 kilometers away from Lianyungang. It is also the hometown of the  first prime minister of the People's Republic of China:  Zhou Enlai, a national famous historic cultural city, national outstanding  tourism city, national sanitary city, national garden city, as well as a  north-south transportation hub in East China,  production and sales base of important agricultural byproducts and an emerging  industrial base.

Huaiyin is under the jurisdiction of  Huai’an City, which is the hometown of Chinese ancient militarist Han Xin and  governs 21 towns, 249 administrative villages and 880,000 populations; Huai’an  owns an area of 1264 square kilometers, among which there is 980,000 mu  farmlands, 150,000 mu woodlands and 380,000 water surfaces. Huaiyin is located  in the nearby position of state grade 1 and 2 development axial lines,  including the line along the Yangtze River,  coastal line and east Longhai line. It not only forms a component part of the  three axial lines, but also benefits from the “three-direction radiation”.

Huaiyin lies on the golden coastline of  economic development in coastal area in East China, which is one of the areas  with fastest economic development in China. Huaiyin was awarded titles  of “one of areas with energetic private economy in China” and “Potential city of  investment from enterprises of Shenzhen and Hongkong”. At present,  comprehensive strength of Huaiyin ranks the first among the eight counties and  districts in Huai’an.

A famous  city of China 
Huaiyin is a former revolutionary area and  hometown of many heroes. The famous Liulaozhuang battle during the  anti-Japanese war occurred here. In March, 1943, 82 heroes of company four of  battalion two of regiment nineteen of brigade seven of division three of the  new fourth army composed a striking and moving heroical here. After the victory  of the war, former Su-Wan Government was founded here. Heroic Huaiyin people  made great contribution to liberating undertaking of Chinese people and  foundation of new China.

Huaiyin is the oldest city in Huaihe River    Basin; ancient people lived here in the  Palaeolithic Age, and created brilliant historic culture here. Over 2200 years  ago, Huaiyin County was established by Qin dynasty, which united China, and  Huaiyin became a famous city of China during Han and Tang dynasties and reached  its most celebrated period during Ming and Qing dynasties, it was then called  “the four great metropolises along the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal” together  with Suzhou, Hangzhou and Yangzhou.

Hometown  of celebrities
Huaiyin is a propitious place full of  outstanding personalities, it cultivated and brought up Han Xin, Mei Sheng, Mei  Gao, Bu Zhi, Zhang Lei, Gong Kai, Wu Jutong and so on. By dipping their brushes  in Huaihe River, celebrities of various  generations wrote undying historical articles to tell spirits of sword and  zither of Huaiyin people, and make great contribution to advancement of society  and development of human civilization.

A  metropolis along the Grand Canal
Huaiyin is the birthplace of the  Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal. In 486 BC, Fu Chai, King of State Wu, built Han  canal, which connected two large water systems: Yangtze River and Huaihe River.  From then on, Huaiyin has been located at the junction of the Canal and Huaihe River.  In the period from Song dynasty and Qing dynasty, Huaiyin was a hub of canal  transportation and an important place of water controlling. Emperors Kangxi and  Qianlong of Qing dynasty came here on tours of inspection for six times  successively, they examined river engineering project and supervised canal  transportation here. In thousands of years, Huaiyin was famous all over China for  titles of “Throat of seven provinces”, “Thoroughfare to nine provinces” and  “Horses in the north, boats in the south”.

Jiangsu Huaiyin Economic Development Zone 
Jiangsu Huaiyin Economic Development Zone  was approved to be a provincial level development zone by provincial government  in December, 2006. The Development Zone is located in the north side of