Changsha Economic & Technological Development Zone (CETDZ) is situated in the township of Xingsha in the eastern suburb of Changsha, capital city of Hunan Province.
The zone falls into the East-Asian monsoon climatic zone and has a moist sub-tropical monsoon climate with distinct four seasons. The average annual temperature is 16 -18 centigrade and the average annual rainfall between 1,200 -1,500 millimeters.
Communication and Transportation
Beijing-Guangzhou railway complex runs 5 kilometers west of the zone. Beijing-Shenzhen State Highways No. 107 and Chengdu-Xiamen No. 319 converge here. Beijing-Zhuhai Speedway, constitute a well-established highway network extending in all four directions. CETDZ is 11 kilometers from Changsha Wharf along Xiangjiang River and 8 kilometers from downtown Changsha, Changsha Railway Station, and Changsha Huanghua International Airport.
Five major industries have come into shape in the zone, namely, the sophisticated machinery processing and manufacturing industry; electronics and information industry; building materials industry; food and beverage industry; printing industry.
Electronics information technologies and products; development and application of new materials; bio-engineering and products; high-efficiency and energy-saving technologies and products; integrated optic-electric-mechanic technologies and products; environmental protection technologies and products; chemical technologies and products; infrastructure building; cultural and entertainment facilities; new and applicable technologies, processes and materials based on traditional industries, and other new and high-tech industries.
(Source: Ministry of Commerce)