The Jinqiao Export Processing Zone (JEPZ) is in the middle of the Shanghai Pudong New Area. About 4 kilometers to its west is the Huangpu River, and 12 kilometers to its northeast is the Yangtze River. To the west of the JEPZ is the Lujiazui Financial and Trade Area, to the north the Waigaoqiao Bonded Area, and to the south the Zhangjiang Scientific & Technological Park. Inside the JEPZ, the eastern part is the industrial area, and the western section is the living quarters known as the Jinqiao International Community.
The JEPZ is of the subtropical marine monsoon climate, with the average yearly temperature at 15.5 centigrade, and an average annual rainfall of 1,088 millimeters.
Communication and Transportation
The west part of the JEPZ is directly linked to the Inner Ring Road (48 kilometers long), while the Outer Ring Road (89 kilometers long with eight lanes) passes by the eastern side of the park. The Jinqiao Export Processing Zone is well-connected with Puxi district through the Yangpu and Nanpu Bridges, and the Yan'an Donglu Tunnel.
The JEPZ is 25 kilometers away from the Hongqiao International Airport, half hour's drive following the overhead Inner Ring Road. It is 30 kilometers from Pudong International Airport, 30 minutes' drive on the highway.
The JEPZ is 9 kilometers away from the Waigaoqiao Harbor, where a 900-meter container wharf has set up with four 10,000-tonage berths and 2.4 million tons handling capacity a year. The Wuhaogou Harbor under construction is 7 kilometers to the northeast of the JEPZ, with designed annual shipping capacity of 50 million tons.
The 4 pillar industries in the JEPZ include information electronics, automobile and its components, modern household electric appliances and biological medicines.
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(Source: Ministry of Commerce)