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Beijing

Beijing is a municipality directly under the Central Government and the capital of the People's Republic of China. It is not only the nation's political center, but also its cultural, scientific and educational center, and a key transportation hub.

The major industries in Beijing include: tourism, electronics, chemicals, automobile, machinery, metallurgy, textiles, garments, and household appliances.

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Shanghai

Shanghai, a municipality directly under the Central Government, is China's largest city.

Its major industries include: metallurgy, machine-building, shipbuilding, chemicals, electronics, meters, textiles and other light industries, in addition to its highly developed commerce, banking and ocean shipping industry. to its highly developed commerce, banking and ocean shipping industry.

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Tianjin

Tianjin is a major industrial and commercial city in north China.

Tianjin's traditional industries include: iron and steel, machine-building, chemicals, electric power, textiles, construction materials, paper-making and foodstuffs, plus some emergent industries such as shipbuilding, automobile manufacturing, petroleum exploitation and processing, and the production of tractors, chemical fertilizers, pesticides, watches, TVs and cameras.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong is the world's 11th largest trading economy. In 2006, Hong Kong's total merchandise trade amounted to US$648 billion, up 11% from 2005.

As of March 2007, around 21.6% of the employed persons in Hong Kong had worked in the 99,239 establishments of the import and export trade sector. In 2005, the sector produced a net output of HK$ 303 billion (or 22% of Hong Kong's GDP). The major industries in Hong kong include: sourcing garments, toys, electronic products and other manufactured goods.

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Chongqing

Chongqing is the largest industrial and commercial center in southwest China, and a hub of land and water transportation in the upper Yangtze valley.

Chongqing is a comprehensive industrial city, with advanced iron and steel, chemicals, electric power, automobile manufacturing, machine-building, shipbuilding, construction materials, textiles, foodstuffs and pharmaceuticals industries.

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Wuhan

Wuhan's position in China's center, at the midpoint of the Beijing- Guangzhou railway, and half way between Chongqing and Shanghai on the Yangtze river.

Its major sectors include: modern manufacture industry with optic-electronic information, automobile manufacture as the key components, steel manufacturing, new pharmaceutical sector, biology engineering, new material industry, environmental protection.

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Yunnan

Yunnan is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the far southwestern corner of the country. The capital of the province is Kunming.

Yunnan's four pillar industries include: tobacco, biology, mining, and tourism. Yunnan has trade contacts with more than seventy countries and regions in the world.

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Shenzhen

Shenzhen became the first of the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in China.

Since the mid-1990s, the city has focused on the development of seven major industries including: computer software, IT, microelectronics and components, video and audio products, electro-mechanical integration, and key projects of light industry and energy. Meanwhile, new industries such as: pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, biotechnology and new materials have grown rapidly.

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Hainan

Hainan is the smallest province of the People's Republic of China located off the southern coast of the country. It's best known as a tourist spot.

Hainan is the largest rubber production base in China. Over the past decade, the province has expanded its industrial base to include: food processing, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, textiles, tobacco and garments.

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Hebei

It is a northern province of the People's Republic of China.

Hebei's industries include textiles, coal, steel, iron, engineering, chemical production, petroleum, power, ceramics and food.

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Xinjiang

It is an autonomous region of the People's Republic of China. It is a large, sparsely populated area which takes up about one sixth of the country's territory.

Xinjiang is known for its fruits and produce, including grapes , melons , pears , cotton , wheat , silk , walnuts and sheep . Xinjiang also has large deposits of minerals and oil.

Oil and gas extraction industry in Aksu and Karamay is booming, with the West-East Gas Pipeline connecting to Shangha

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Tibet

It is a Plateau region in Central Asia and the home to the indigenous Tibetan people.

The Tibetan economy is dominated by subsistence agriculture. Due to limited arable land, livestock raising is the primary occupation mainly on the Tibetan Plateau, However, the main crops grown are barley, wheat, buckwheat , rye, potatoes and assorted fruits and vegetables.

Tourism brings in the most income from the sale of handicrafts. These include Tibetan hats, jewelry (silver and gold), wooden items, clothing, quilts, fabrics, Tibetan rugs and carpets..

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Suzhou

It is a city on the lower reaches of the Yangtze River and on the shores of Lake Taihu in the province of Jiangsu, China . The city is renowned for its beautiful stone bridges, pagodas , and meticulously designed gardens, which has become a great tourist attraction.

Suzhou gets a lot of foreign investment in China. The traditional porcelain and silk industries remain an important part of local identity.

The most vibrant part of suzhou's manufacturing network is the Singahpore Industrial Park(SIP). Factories are located at the edge of the park and one of the strict investment criteria is an environmental control.

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Hangzhou

It is a sub - provincial city located in the Yangtze River Delta in the People's Republic of China , and the capital of Zhejiang province .

Hangzhou's industries have traditionally been textile , silk and machinery , but electronics and other light industries are developing, especially since the start of the new open economy in 1992 .

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Zhuhai

Shanghai, a municipality directly under the Central Government, is China's largest city.

Its major industries include: metallurgy, machine-building, shipbuilding, chemicals, electronics, meters, textiles and other light industries, in addition to its highly developed commerce, banking and ocean shipping industry. to its highly developed commerce, banking and ocean shipping industry.

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Chengdu

It is located in southwest People's Republic of China , is the capital of Sichuan province and a sub-provincial city.

Chengdu is home to several key industries and markets in the people's Republic of China that are both significant for domestic and international markets.

Chengdu is now building itself to be the financial hub for Western People's Republic of China and has successfully attracted major international financial institutions, including Citigroup , HSBC , Standard Chartered Bank , United Overseas Bank (Singapore). Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (Singapore), ABN AMRO, Bank of East Asia, BNP Paribas.

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Nanjing

It is the capital of China 's Jiangsu Province , and a city with a prominent place in Chinese history and culture .

The current industry of the city basically inherited the characteristics of the 1960s, with: electronics, cars, petrochemical, iron and steel, and power as the "Five Pillar Industries".

The city government is further improving the desirability of the city to investors by building large industrial parks, which now total four: Gaoxin, Xingang, Huagong and Jiangning.

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Shenyang

It is the capital city of Liaoning province in Northeast China . It is a sub-provincial city with a population of 7.2 million within its administrative area of 12,924 km

Shenyang is an important industrial center in China. It has been focused on heavy industry, particularly aerospace, machine tools, heavy equipment, and defence, and recently, on software, automotive, and electronics.

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Guangzhou

It is the capital and the sub-provincial city of Guangdong Province in the southern part of the People's Republic of China.

Guangzhou is the economic centre of the Pearl River Delta and is the heart of one of mainland China's leading commercial and manufacturing regions.

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