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Located at the North Gate of Chengdu, Xindu District is in the core region of Chengdu Plain Economic Zone, which enjoys the best development vigor in West China. Xindu District has an area of 496 square kilometers with 13 towns (sub-districts) and 255 townships (communities) under its jurisdiction. By the end of 2016, the permanent resident population was 883.9 thousand. It is also listed in the eight new satellite cities of Chengdu, and enjoys the fame as "Tianfu Pearl" and “Fragrant and Treasured Place". In 2016, the District reached the total output value of RMB 63.22 billion, the ratio of the three times industrial structure is 4.2:59.4:36.4, and the general public budget revenues amounted to RMB 5.005 billion. Besides, it has been listed in “the Top 10 District/County of Comprehensive Economy of Sichuan Province” for 22 consecutive years since 1994, and ranked among the top 5 of comprehensive private economy in the whole province for 5 consecutive years since 2012. It also gained the honors of “the Top 10 Chinese Cities with the Best Investment Value”, “the Brand City with Most International Influence in China” and “the Government Responsibility Innovation Award”.

Xindu District enjoys profound history. It was founded in the late Spring and Autumn Period, nearly 2,800 years ago, and was known as “the Three Capitals of Ancient Shu” with Chengdu and Guangdu. In the city, there are Baoguang Monastery (one of “the Four Great Buddhist Mountains on Yangtze River Basin”), Sheng'an Gui Lake (“the Top 1 Lake in west Sichuan”) and Baoguang Guihu Cultural Tourism Zone (National 4-A Scenic Spot). Xindu District has produced numerous outstanding people: In the old days, Yang Sheng’an, who ranks the top among the three gifted scholars in Ming Dynasty; Wu Yu, the representative personage of China’s New Culture Movement; Wang Mingzhang, the anti-Japanese patriotic military leader who once fought a hard battle at Tai'erzhuang and Ai Wu, the modern scholar who started the creation of New Literature, once lived here. Today, it is also the hometown of Chen Longcan (an outstanding table tennis player), Li Yuchun and Zhang Jie (super stars in entertainment circle).

Xindu District enjoys favorable regional advantages. It is located at the north end of the city's central axis as an important node of Chengdu-Deyang-Miangyang urban agglomeration. The driving distances to Chengdu East Railway Station, North Railway Station and Shuangliu International Airport are all within 30 minutes. Chengdu-Mianyang Expressway, Belt Expressway, Xiangcheng Avenue, Shulong Avenue, Chengdu-Mianyang-Leshan Intercity High-Speed Railway Line and other main roads have formed its traffic network of “Eight Vertical Lines, Six Horizontal Lines and Multiple Rails”, and Line 1, Line 3, Line 5, Line 8 and Line 11 of Chengdu Metro, according to the plan, will connect the District with the downtown of Chengdu. Additionally, the regional comparison superiority and competitive advantage of logistic service in Xindu District is obvious, for its driving distance to the departure station of Chengdu-Europe Railway is only 20 minutes and it also enjoys the largest modern road logistics hub of Sichuan, which is Xindu Logistics Center. In recent years, the District has deeply carried out “Chengdu-Europe Plus” strategy, actively followed the construction of free trade zone, accelerated its efforts to gather Europe-oriented and railway-oriented capacities and thus successively brought in Global Logistic Properties, DHL (deutsche post express), AMB Property China, Chuanhua Logistics and other large logistics platform enterprises and cross-border e-commerce enterprises like Cainiao and JD com. It has also opened over 240 road freight special lines to 130 cities in China.

Xindu District enjoys solid industrial base. There are 337 industrial enterprises above state designated scale, 26 listed companies or branches and 19 Fortune Global 500 companies. It also plans to build new north modern comprehensive commercial and trade zone, Xindu Industrial Park, Xindu Logistic Center and other six industrial parks. The District has also witnessed the fast developing of the two strategic emerging industries of rail transit and aviation power, the producer services of modern logistics, modern finance and modern business, the obvious advantages in such traditional industries as medicine and food, furniture and building material, machine manufacturing and construction, which all contribute to a complete industry system in Xindu. In recent years, the District has managed to keep pace with national strategies and give full play to the two leading manufacturing industries: By taking the advantage of the project of CRRC in Chengdu, it has boosted the development of the whole industry chain on rail transit and has attracted numerous supporting enterprises; by seizing the opportunity that Xindu Industry Park has been approved as “the special base of military-civilian integration industries” and taking the advantage of AECC Chengdu Engine Co., Ltd., China Gas Turbine Establishment and other core enterprises and scientific research institutions under Aero Engine Corporation of China, it is now accelerating to build the modern aero-engine industry system featuring “Small Core and Big Cooperation”.

Xindu enjoys an abundance of innovation resources. It not only boasts 6 state-level technique centers, 7 state-level key laboratories, 104 provincial and municipal research and development institutions and 3 branch schools of Southwest Petroleum University, Sichuan Conservatory of Music and Chengdu Medical College, but also stays in cooperation with Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences and Sichuan Academy of Agricultural Sciences. After being successfully approved as the national IP demonstration and pilot counties (districts), Xindu District is now speeding up forming the knowledge economy circle based on its universities and academies, which will well connect government-industry-university-research-customer cooperation.

Xindu District enjoys high-quality environments. On one hand, it provides enterprise-friendly government affairs services. For the past few years, the District has managed to optimize government affairs services, alleviate burdens on enterprises, strengthen the legal and cultural environment construction and construct the environment featuring strong rule of law, harmony and inclusive, respect creation and business friendly through such continuous activities as “Enterprise Service Month” and “Problem-Solving Year of Enterprise Service and Project Management”. On another hand, it boasts livable ecological environment, since the typical ecology landscape on Chengdu Plain of green waters, flat fields, bamboo forests and village buildings, the ecological resources of “Two Mountains and Two Rivers” and the spatial form well combined water and mountain all contribute to the unique beauty of Xindu District. Winning the honors of “the National Ecological Civilization Construction Demonstration Area” and “the National Green Model City”, Xindu District has the three ecological zones of Huancheng, Pihe and Qingbaijiang covering through the whole region and enjoys the valuable ecological resources of Mulan Mountain, Jiulong Mountain, Nibatuo Peninsula and Baihe Peninsula, whose locations are close to the downtown. Besides, Linpan Housing of West Sichuan and Hakka Hemicycle Houses also have distinctive characteristics.

In the following five years, Xindu District will follow the strategy of reinvigorating Sichuan Province issued by the provincial Party Committee, focus on the strategic deployment of “North Transform” and “Central Optimization” issued by the municipal Party Committee, keep aligned with the construction of National Central City which reflects the new development philosophy, its role among the main functional areas of Chengdu and its own resources, take “stock update and structural transformation” as the principal line, highlight the city positioning of “the Ecological Protective Screen of North Chengdu”, “the Node of Chengdu-Deyang-Mianyang Innovation Belt” and “the Gathering Place of Advanced Equipment Manufacturing and Modern Logistics”, deeply carry out “the Five Actions” (optimizing the district through industry, ecology, innovation, culture and harmony), realize quality improving development and the Five “One Goals” and thus become the pacesetter during the construction of National Central City, who embodies the new development philosophy.