Guiyang Economic and Technological Development Zone. [Photo/geta.gov.cn]
Guiyang Economic and Technological Development Zone (贵阳国家经济技术开发区) was approved as state-level development zone on Feb 13, 2000. The zone now has a population of over 149,000 and a developed area of 9.5 square kilometers.
Guiyang Economic & Technological Development Zone is located in southern Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou Province. It is the most concentrated industrial base for aeronautics, aerospace, machinery and electric processing in Guizhou province.
Communication and Transportation
There are eight main roads and branch lines in and out of the development zone. Among them, the high-grade southwest ring road is an important channel that goes through Guangdong and Guangxi to the Pacific Ocean. The development zone is only 5 kilometers from the city downtown and 10 kilometers from Guiyang 4-Degree International Airport.
As for the railway transportation, the zone is only 2 kilometers from the South Station (largest organizing railway station in southwest China), five kilometers from the East Station (dealing with odd batches), 3 kilometers from the Passenger Station, and the West Station (dealing with whole-carriage transportation) is right there in the Zone.
An industrial system has formed on the basis of engineering machinery, motive power machinery, machine tools, electro-technical machines, accessories of planes, fittings for automobiles and motorcycles and industrial basic parts.
To seize a great opportunity in the Western Development Campaign, the Development Zone encourages the establishment of enterprises with high technology, high economical profit, high additional value, and highly intensive technologywithin the Zone. These enterprises are supposed to save energy, water, and space and not produce pollution. Special priority is due to the following industries: bio-engineering; IT enterprises; natural medicines and green foodstuff; photoelectron technology and integrative photoelectric machinery equipment; aeronautic and astronautic technology and products; fine machinery, fine instruments, fine electric motors and appliances, and household digital electric appliances; web management equipment production and computer software development; fine chemistry, new type materials, and new type energy; parts and fittings for automobiles and planes; bionomics and environment protection technology and products.
Subtropical and wet monsoon climate with the annual temperature averaging about 15.3 centigrade and the annual rainfallaveraging about 1200 millimeters. There is no severe coldness in winter, nor is there scorching hotness in summer.
In 2020, the added value of the zone's industries above a designated size increased by 7.2 percent year-on-year. Foreign trade totaled $123.22 million, up 17.7 percent year-on-year.
Total investment for projects introduced to the GETDZ reached 16.55 billion yuan ($2.57 billion), a year-on-year increase of 20.08 percent.