Founded in July 1992, Beichen Economic and Technological Development Area is located in the north of downtown Tianjin with a planning area of 85 square kilometers.
It is an important hub for the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei integration development and a cluster of Beijing’s resource projects.
With its economic aggregation and economic quality growing, the Area was upgraded to a State-level economic and technological development zone with the approval of the State Council in March 2013, enjoying the policies of the national-level development zone.
At present, the Area has developed 46 square kilometers, attracting more than 3,100 enterprises from 26 countries and regions, including 25 on the list of the world’s top 500 enterprises.
It has contributed an average land tax of 300,000 yuan per mu ($65 per square meter) to Tianjin’s Beichen district, becoming an economic engine of Beichen.
The Area ranks top 20 among 219 competitors in the 2018 list of national economic and technological areas in China based on comprehensive development level, issued by the Ministry of Commerce. It has now become the rising star of economic development in Beichen district.
Due to 20 years of development, it has formed a layout featuring one zone and four parks -- the Area’s core zone, the national independent innovation demonstration zone Beichen science and technology park, high-end equipment manufacturing park, land port logistics equipment park, and medical apparatus and instruments industry park.
It has also grown into a leading economic player in China that has been granted the title of national economic and technological zone, national independent innovation zone and national press and publishing equipment park.