Dec. 21, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Tianjin Beichen Shuangkou Industrial Park (Tianjin Beichen Shuangkou IP rated “B” by China Knowledge in a research report on China’s industrial real estate published today. The industrial park was established by the Tianjin municipal government in 2006 and covers an area of 4.3 sqkm. The IP is a municipal-level industrial park.
The IP is located in Beichen District, 15 km northwest of the city center, 25 km from Tianjin Binhai International Airport, 60 km from Tianjin New Port and 100 km from Beijing. In 2010, the cargo throughput of Tianjin Binhai Airport and Tianjin Port ranked 11th and third in China, respectively.
The IP is adjacent to Hebei University of Technology, which is a “211 Project” university with an enrollment of about 20,000. The “211 Project” universities are the top 108 universities in China.
There are over 30 companies in the IP. They are engaged mainly in equipment manufacturing, auto parts, electronics, and bicycle manufacturing. Flying Pigeon Electric Bicycle, Jiasite Bicycle and Wanhua Bicycle Parts are some of the park’s major companies.
Shuangkou Town, where the IP is located, has a total land area of 69.4 sq km. Aside from Shuangkou IP, there are also three town-level parks within the town. Major investors come mainly from Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong.
In 2010, Tianjin’s GDP was RMB 910.88 billion, up 17.4% from the previous year, and ranked sixth in China after Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Suzhou. It has the second-largest economy in northern China after Beijing. Tianjin has a good education system. There were 55 universities and technical schools in the city by end of 2010, with total enrollment of 540,000. Tianjin has three “211 Project” universities: Nankai University, Tianjin University and Tianjin Medical University.
Industrial parks rated B are viewed as poorly established. Much effort is necessary for the creation of an attractive investment environment in these parks. There are 45 with ‘B’ rating among the 254 national or municipal-level industrial parks located across the country.
Please note: the version of this report is for a global site license.