'New areas' established in China over the years
( chinadaily.com.cn )
A view of Tianfu New Area in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan province. [Photo/VCG]
9. Tianfu New Area
Tianfu New Area in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan province, was established in 2014 and covers an area of 1,578 square km.
As an inland open gateway, Tianfu New Area is an important component to opening Chinese inland areas to Europe and other Asian regions.
It serves as a channel and platform for exchanges and cooperation between China and other parts of the world in economy, technology, information and culture.
Its core is the high-tech industrial base and high-end manufacturing base. It takes electronic information as the leading industry.
It sets to expand and strengthen the high-tech industries of new energy equipment manufacturing, new materials and biotechnology.