The Ji’an High-tech Industrial Development Zone originated from a township industrial area in 1993 and it was upgraded to a national-level high-tech zone in September 2015 as approved by the State Council.
In 2017, the zone saw its main business income reach 38.4 billion yuan, a year-on-year rise of 15.2 percent. In the first half of 2018, the income was 17.19 billion yuan and it spent 520 million yuan on infrastructure.
It plans to have an area of 100 square kilometers and administers two parks. The zone is home to 268 companies and more than 30 of them are listed ones that plan to go public. More than 40 of the companies are Taiwan-funded enterprises.
The zone has had four leading industries — electronic information, food processing, new energy and new materials and also precision machinery manufacturing.
It expedited building a scientific and technological innovation system that involves government agencies, companies and research institutes. The zone is home to 31 high-tech companies, several research organizations such as three provincial-level engineering technology research centers and some innovation and entrepreneurship platforms including a provincial-level scientific and technological company incubator.
The zone aims to well serve companies. It has helped them receive financing by ways such as loan with discounted interest.