Set up in 1992 and upgraded to national level in 2010, Anqing Economic and Technological Development Zone is a land of industrial innovation located in the intersection of Anhui, Hubei and Jiangxi provinces.
With a planned area of 55 square kilometers, it currently houses 400 industrial enterprises, 81 of which boast an annual operating revenue no less than 20 million yuan and 27 of which are certificated national high-tech enterprises.
The zone is focusing on six leading industries, covering new energy vehicle and parts, high-grade CNC machine tools and robots, marine engineering equipment, smart household appliances, environmental-protection equipment and integrated circuits.
A number of well-known companies have invested here, including Foxconn, SAIF, FM Global and TPR Group. It is also home to the world's largest piston ring manufacturer AATG, Asia's No 1 cylinder liner manufacturer ATGL, China's largest manufacturer of marine medium-speed engine Anqing CSSC Diesel Engine Co and China Ocean Shipping Group Co.
In 2017, Anqing Economic and Technological Development Zone's GDP reached 16.48 billion yuan ($2.39 billion), a year-on-year increase of 9.3 percent; the industrial output of enterprises with annual operating revenue no less than 20 million yuan totaled 53.72 billion yuan, a year on year increase of 40.2 percent; The output of strategically emerging and certificated high-tech industries grew by 18.1 and 9 percent, respectively.