日期: 2018/11/3 15:27:08
With a view to enhancing the understanding of Shanghai – host city of the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) by the CIIE participants, and facilitating them to actively seize the development opportunities in the various districts of the city to invest and prosper, as an important part of the series of “Business Opportunities in Shanghai for first CIIE Participants”, Invest Shanghai, together with the 16 districts of the city, will successively launch CIIE investment guides of each district, covering district profiles, key industries, investment opportunities and so on.
Now comes Huangpu District...
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INVESTING IN HUANGPU
Huangpu, the Heart of Shanghai, Lucky Place for Investment!
Huangpu District is located in the center of Shanghai. As the heart, window and name card of Shanghai, Huangpu District is the economic, administrative and cultural center of Shanghai. The District has an administrative area of 20.5 square kilometers, from Suzhou River in the north, to Huangpu River in the east and south, and bordered by Jing’an and Xuhui District in the west. The registered population of the whole district is 868,000, the permanent resident population is 646,000 and the working population is about 2 million. In the 13th Five-Year Plan period, Huangpu District will take initiative to integrate into the overall development of Shanghai, to form the basic framework of a central urban area of international metropolis with highest world influence, and become the core functional zone of Shanghai international financial center and international trade center, and important service zone in the development of Shanghai scientific and technological innovation center, the core leading zone of Shanghai international cultural metropolis, a high-grade urban area with good commercial, living and business environment, and core flag area of the socialist modernization international metropolis according to the requirements of creating “Four Benchmarks” and achieving “Four Front Ranks” proposed by the Shanghai Municipal CPC Committee and Government.
Huangpu District boasts a very thick historical and cultural deposit, with a history of over 700 years on the growth of Shanghai as a city and over 170 years on the opening of Shanghai as a port, and it is also the birthplace of the Communist Party of China and the national anthem of the People’s Republic of China. Huangpu has rich resources of historical features, with buildings in diversified styles and distinctive characteristics, the Bund is reputed as the “architecture expo”, the Yuyuan Garden is a classical work of the ancient gardens of China to the south of Yangtze River, and the Shikumen residence houses at Xintiandi combine the oriental and western architectural styles. The excellent historical buildings in the district account for 27% of the total in the downtown area of Shanghai, featured roads, streets and alleys under protection account for nearly half of the total in the downtown area, and the Bund is the only historical and cultural featured zone included in the first batch of national level historical and cultural blocks. Huangpu is also the only downtown area in Shanghai with fiver major religion venues.
Huangpu District leads the development of high-end service industry Shanghai, with its service industry accounting for as high as 95.6% in the district economy, basically forming six main sectors. In financial service, it has the national factor market and institutions such as Shanghai Gold Exchange, Shanghai Clearing House, China Foreign Exchange Trade System (CFETS), Cross-border Interbank Payment and Settlement Co., Ltd. (CIPS) and Association of China Internet Finance Industry, with nearly 900 financial institutions, at the leading position in Shanghai in the development of new finance such as Internet finance and privately run finance. In professional services, Huangpu has gathered many excellent domestic and overseas professional service providers on consultancy, legal service and human resources. In commercial trade and circulation, famous commercial blocks including Nanjing Road, Huaihai Road and Yuyuan Garden are located in the District, together with many management headquarters, marketing centers and settlement centers of a large number of commercial trade and circulation enterprises, ranking it at the front in Shanghai in terms of scale and influence. In cultural creation, Huangpu District established the first creative industry park and developed the first creative industry zone by renovating industrial buildings in Shanghai, it now has many known creative parks such as “No. 8 Bridge”, Mengzhi Park and Jiangnan Zhizao, and influential popular entrepreneurship spaces such as SOHO Renaissance 3Q Center and Old Dock iDream Sky. In leisure tourism, it is the first choice of domestic and foreign tourists in Shanghai, with its city name cards and classical landmarks such as the Bund, Yuyuan Garden, Xintiandi and the former site of the First National Congress of the CPC, and many commercial, touring and cultural activities brands such as New Year Countdown in Shanghai and Grand Parade for the Opening Ceremony of Shanghai Tourism Festival. In transport and logistics, the District has the largest number of brain type and decision-making oriented headquarters in the shipping and logistics industry, and the most complete upstream and downstream industrial chains in Shanghai, among the top 20 international shipping companies, 12 have set up their regional headquarters or operation headquarters in Huangpu. In recent years, Huangpu District actively expands the five new areas of new finance, new consumption, creative 2..0, massive health and internet+.
Huangpu is actively developing the new pattern of “one belt and four clusters”. The Bund Financial Gathering Belt is an important part of the core functional area of Lujiazui Finance Town and Bund Financial Gathering Belt for Shanghai International Financial Center, and three centers for assets management, capital operation and financial professional service will be built. East Nanjing Road – People’s Square Cluster will be built into a flourishing world class commercial zone and world-known culture and performance gathering area with the joint development of commercial tourism and culture as the ribbon. Central Huaihai Road – Xintiandi will be built into a fashionable and elegant world class commercial area and international high end business district. The South Bund – Yuyuan Garden Cluster, guided by inheritance and merging, will be built into the internationally first-rate South Bund central activity zone, the cultural touring area with the best folk-custom characteristics in Shanghai. Dapu Bridge – Expo Puxi Park Cluster will be built into an innovation and creation gathering area with international influence and highly popular business and commercial center, focusing on innovation and creation.
In Huangpu District, all social undertakings are flourishing, with rich resources and complete facilities. Education is developing in a balanced pattern with high quality, there are 7 municipal demonstration senior high schools, 10 primary schools well known in Shanghai, and 6 municipal demonstration kindergartens. It has rich medical and public health service resources, with 37 state-run medical institutions, and 10 grade III medical institutions including the G&O Hospital, No. 9 Hospital, Renji Hospital, Ruijin Hospital and Shuguang Hospital are well known nationwide. It has the highest density of cultural facilities in Shanghai, with landmark cultural facilities including Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Grand Theater, Shanghai Music Hall, Culture Plaza and Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall. The mass sports and competitive sports are developing side by side, there are 577 sports venues in the district, and a number of known competitions and games have been sponsored, including World Dance Sport Competition and International Roller Skating Competition.