Anhui Province is situated in innermost part of the Yangtze River Delta. Geographically speaking, it stays seamlessly connected the Yangtze River Delta while venturing out and about to explore possibilities of cooperation. This implies boundless business opportunities of exploiting resources, developing industries and promoting markets that the province can offer. Anhui will more actively participate in all kinds of domestic and international cooperation in larger scale, wider fields and higher profile to ensure a win-win outcome.
City Cluster Industrial Transfer Undertaking Demonstration Area along the Yangtze River in Anhui
As an important platform of joining in the Pan-Yangtze River Delta regional cooperation and speeding up the transformation of development modes, "City Cluster Industrial Transfer Undertaking Demonstration Area along the Yangtze River in Anhui" has been approved by the State Council. Program and plan are progressing in an orderly way. City Cluster Industrial Transfer Undertaking Demonstration Area along the Yangtze River in Anhui involves nine cities, including Hefei, Ma'anshan, Wuhu, Tongling, Anging, Chaohu, Chizhou, Xuancheng, and Chuzhou. The land area is about 3,000 square kilometers, comprising of about 2 percent of the province's total. The population is about 12 million, accounting for about 18 percent.
The basic idea is to combine undertaking the transformation of manufacturing industry with the promotion of industrialization and urbanization in Anhui Province and independent innovation. The existing development zones are the backbones for undertaking the industrial transfer. Meanwhile, a number of new industrial areas along the Yangtze River, the main transport routes, bridges and ports should be planned to set up to undertake the new regional industrial transfer. Along with undertaking the industrial transfer, the province will actively undertake the transfer of agriculture and agricultural product processing industry and service. The grade of industrial transfer will be improved. The production-oriented service industry will be actively developed to create embedded environment and platform of undertaking the industrial transfer to enhance the industrial transformation and upgrading features. As a result, the province will become one of the destinations in the central and western regions in the country with the optimal institutional mechanisms, the highest concentration of industry, the most intensive investment and best ecological environment.