Shangrao Economic and Technological Development Zone, previously known as Shangrao Industrial Park, was established in 2001. It was upgraded to a State-level economic and technological development zone approved by the State Council in November 2010.
In 2017, the zone achieved an income of 105.1 billion yuan ($15.59 billion), ranking fifth in the province's industrial zones. In 2017, it started 63 newly industrial projects ranked first in national development zones, with actual investment of 21.63 billion yuan, an increase of 51.3 percent year-on-year. Its total growth and rate of growth ranked first in the national development zones. The contracted capital of projects with over 100 million yuan reached 28.7 billion yuan and the value of export delivery was 10.4 billion yuan, which ranked second among provincial national development zones. The zone maintains robust and vital economic development.