I. Vitality, Strength, Charm - Nanchang County
    A millennium ancient county - Nanchang County, located in the central region of China, has the unique regional superiority that is surrounding Nanchang city from three sides, known as " the First County of the provincial capital" in Jiangxi. Three national roads of 105, 316, 320 are intersected in Nanchang County, and the Beijing-kowloon, Zhejiang-Jiangxi, Anhui-Jiangxi and other railways run across the county, abutting to the developed areas of Yangtze River delta, Pearl River Delta and southern Fujian areas for only 6 hours. The Xiangtang railway freight marshalling yard in this area ranks second in China, the first in southern China. The county is only 15 kilometers from the city center, and only 30 km away from the Changbei Airport. It covers 1683.62 square kilometers, and has jurisdiction over 16 towns, Nanchang Xiaolan Economic Development Zone and New Silver Triangle Area, with a total population of 1,000,000.
    People of Nanchang County firmly adhere to the strategic objectives of "striving for the national top fifty counties, building a modern comprehensive new county", and struggle to promote three major projects of the economic development, the big changes in urban and rural areas, and the social harmony. In 2011, the county's GDP is 38.43 billion Yuan, fixed-asset investment is 34.11 billion Yuan, the total retail sales of social consumer goods is 7.11 billion Yuan, the total fiscal revenue is 4.55 billion Yuan, the local general budget revenue is 2.59 billion Yuan, more than 10 indicators such as the two fiscal indicators, agricultural output value, the actual use of foreign capital and the cash funding ranks first in the province. It is listed as one of the 18 national rural reform pilot areas, and ranks 82nd among the top 100 counties.
II. Introduction of Xiaolan Economic Development Zone
    Nanchang Xiaolan (national) Economic and Technological Development Zone lies in the top 100 counties of China—territory of Nanchang county, which was established in march, 2002 and became the Province-level Development Zone in march 2006; it was upgraded into national-level economic and technological development zone in July 2012 approved by the State Council. The planning area of Xiaolan Economic Development Zone is 60 square kilometers and the built-up area is 22 square kilometers;     The development zone supports Nanchang County to be one of the top 100 counties of China by sticking to the develop mode which

 
combining the new industrialization with urbanization guided by the scientific development concept. Gross industrial output value and prime operating revenue of the county were over 40 billion RMB and the tax revenue was over 2 billion RMB.
     The development zone follows the concept of Growing Together with Enterprises in the Zone, sets up the working guidelines of looking for ways to success, instead of seeking excuses for failure, insists the high standard planning and high level construction and pays attention to the such five industries as Automobiles & Parts, Food & Beverage, Medicines and Medical Devices, Electrical Motor and Electrical Device, and Textile Fabric. Until now, 572 enterprises have settled down here: FORD, Lear Interior System Co., Ltd., Visteon, Faurecia, Shanghai Baoshan iron and steel plant, Coca- Cola, Pepsi-Cola, COFCO Corporation, SANY Heavy Industry and other Fortune 500 companies and Huiren Group Co., Ltd., Huangshanghuang Group, Lvziyao, Dali Foods Group Co., Ltd., Fuyao Glass Co., Ltd., Glory Medical Co., Ltd., Minfa Aluminium Co., Ltd. Tellhow Sci-Tech Co., Ltd., Zhongyuan Animal Husbandry Co. ltd., and other well-known enterprises and listed companies. The development zone is actively supporting the “Poyang Lake Eco-economic Region” strategy put forward by Jinagxi province and the “Mountain, River and Lake” comprehensive development strategy put forward by Nanchang city, trying to make pillar industry and development platform stronger and better and make the industrial real estate bigger and finer according to the working idea of “big investment, great innovation and large promotion”. The development zone tries hard to keep major economic indicators of an average annual growth of more than 30%, gross industrial output value and prime operating revenue of which can be over 100 billion RMB and the tax revenue can be over 6 billion RMB by 2015, so that it can become the State-level Eco-Industrial Park and be constructed into a modern industrial town.
Brand Xiaolan
National Economic and Technological Development Zone
Auto parts industry base in Jiangxi Province
Food industry base in Jiangxi Province
Biomedical industry base in Jiangxi Province
The First Batch of Ecological Industrial Zone in Jiangxi Province
Top 10 Industrial Zones in Jiangxi Province
Key Industrial Zone in Jiangxi Province
III. Industry
Advantages Automobile and Parts Industry
    The automobile and parts industry is an important mainstay industry with certain scale and technology base in Jiangxi Province, also is the leading industries of Nanchang Xiaolan (national) Economic and Technological Development Zone. As one of the hundreds of billions industries, it is one of the strategic pillar industries that Nanchang vigorously focuses to push forward. As the main automobile and parts development platform which is mainly supported by the provincial and municipal government, Nanchang Xiaolan (national) Economic and Technological Development Zone has 5 projects for vehicles and 86 projects for parts, forming a complete industrial chain from automotive R & D, supply of spare parts, vehicle manufacturing, logistics and distribution, and after-sales service etc. It is the most concentrated area of auto parts enterprises in Jiangxi.
     At present, FORD, Visteon, Lear Interior System Co., Ltd., Faurecia, Shanghai Baoshan iron and steel plant and other Fortune 500 companies and Jiangling Group, JMH, JMC, Chang'an Group and other vehicle and parts enterprises have settled down in the Zone.
     The revised extension area for Xiaolan automobile industry city is 40 square kilometers, of which seven square kilometers has been completed. The Xiaolan automobile industry city is led by automobile and parts production, combined with the planning and layout of the vehicle manufacturing, parts manufacturing, technology research and development, commercialization, logistics, finance, culture as a whole, to complete the matching capacity furthest, extend the industrial chain, so as to form the correlative and mutually-supporting cluster advantages. To 2015, it is expected to build the productivity of 500,000 vehicles, and attract about 200 auto parts enterprises for supporting services.
Food and Beverage Industry
     With the natural advantages of Jiangxi green agriculture, Nanchang Xiaolan (national) Economic and Technological Development Zone actively undertakes the transfer of food and beverage companies. Facing the broad market in central and eastern China and other regions, large food and beverage companies at home and abroad are introduced, such as the Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Asian Beer, Tianjin Baodi Agricultural Science and Technology Co., Ltd., Huangshanghuang Group, lvziyao. The food industry continues to extending the industrial chain, forming an integrated food and beverage supply chain from farm to table.
    As the "Jiangxi Food Industry Base", Xiaolan Food Industrial Park covers an area of 5 square kilometers, includes 73 food and beverage companies, and achieves the industrial output value of 5.931 billion Yuan in 2001, with 200 million Yuan for taxes. The food industry has become one of the major features of the Economic Development Zone.
    RolandBerger Strategy Consultants believes that the Nanchang Xiaolan (national) Economic and Technological Development Zone enjoys six success factors in the food industry cluster development: the market coverage, transportation logistics, raw materials, industrial base, policy support and the cost advantage. It is one of the best destinations for the development of the food industry in central areas.
Biomedical Industry
    Biomedical industry has been included in the top ten strategic emerging industries in Jiangxi Province. Nanchang Xiaolan (national) Economic and Technological Development Zone takes the biomedical industry as it’s one of the pillar industries, promotes the pharmaceutical industrialization, large-scale cluster, and the branding process, cultivating a large number of outstanding enterprises of biomedicine. There are 26 bio-pharmaceutical companies led by the largest private pharmaceutical enterprises in the province, such as the Huiren Group Co., Ltd., and Jiangxi Guoyao Pharmaceutical Limited Liability Company etc., involving in new drug development, Chinese patent drug, chemical drug, medical equipment, health care products, raw and auxiliary materials, pharmaceutical warehousing and logistics, medicine packaging materials, radiation sterilization and other fields, and the output value of 12 enterprises has more than one hundred million Yuan.
    Nanchang Xiaolan (national) Economic and Technological Development Zone is the biomedical industry base in Jiangxi Province, accounting for 11% of the output value of the biomedical industry in Jiangxi Province. The construction of the biomedical industry base will further advance the biomedical industry cluster and enhance the overall competitiveness.
IV. Traffic Advantages
    Located in central China, Nanchang is the only one capital city which is adjacent to the Yangtze River Delta, Pearl River Delta and Western Taiwan Straits Economic Circle, also is the center area undertaking the Southeast coastal industry transferred to the Midwest gradient. The radius range of 600 km with Nanchang as axle center, the population accounts for one-third of the country, economic aggregate accounts for half , and the market capacity is enormous. In terms of the project layout, Nanchang will not only cover the southeast coast of the general consumer population, but also extend to the inland broad market for development.
    Nanchang Xiaolan (national) Economic and Technological Development Zone is planned and designed in the core transport hub area in Jiangxi Province, only 10 km away from the city center, and it has become an important group of the capital economic circle, directly undertaking the radiation driving of the cities in region center, to achieve the butterfly effect from "South Gate" to the "South Center".
    Aviation: it is just a 30-minute driving to Changbei International Airport which is the aviation hub center with largest scale, strongest transport capacity and the highest security standards in Jiangxi, has opened up more than 40 air routes accessing to the major cities in China, Hong Kong, direct flights of Taiwan and Singapore, and the Seoul, South Korea.
    Waterways: it is 22 km away from Port of Nanchang. Putting to the sea from Ganjiang River along the Yangtze River, the river loading capacity is 1000 tons, and the ocean loading capacity is 5,000 tons. It borders with Wuhan, Chongqing in north, near to Nanjing, Shanghai in south, and opens to Japan, Southeast Asia and other countries and regions of the world.
    Railway: four golden mainlines in China which are Zhejiang-Jiangxi, Beijing-Kowloon, Anhui-Jiangxi, Xiangtang-Le'an railways and the express railway mainlines of Xiangtang-Putian Railway are intersected in Xiangtang Town, which is only five kilometers to the Development Zone. The cargo marshalling capacity ranks first in south china, second in China. Opening of the container rail freight from Nanchang to Xiamen and Shenzhen achieves the "five-constant train", which reduces logistics costs by about 40% for export enterprises.
    Highway: Shanghai-Ruili,Jiangxi-Guangdong and Fuzhou-Yinchuan highways run across this area, and three national roads of 105, 316, 320 are intersected in the territory. Shanghai-Ruili Highway- leading to Yangtze River Delta Economic Zone with Shanghai as the leader; Jiangxi-Guangdong Highway- leading to the Pearl River Delta Economic Zone with Guangzhou and Shenzhen as leaders; Fuzhou-Yinchuan Highway- leading to economic zone of southeast Fujian with Xiamen and Fuzhou as the leaders. National road 105 (Beijing-Zhuhai) National road 105 (Fuzhou-Lanzhou) National road 105 (Shanghai-Kunming)
V. Cost Advantage
    Nanchang Xiaolan Economic and Technological Development Zone has Perfect ancillary facilities. 3 converting station of 110,000V and 2 electrical pumping station which has 2310kw of installed capacity having been employed. The water source of waterwork of Changnan, which is from 12m under the bottom of quicksand of the Ganjiang River, can supply water 200000 ton per day. There is the first industrial sewage treatment plant of the province whose processing capacity is up to 150,000 ton per day and which have deployed the distrivutary pipe network for rainwater and sewage. The road network reconstruction project invested 2 billion yuan had completely finished, and formed
1. Land and Infrastructure Costs
    The industrial land price of Nanchang Xiaolan (national) Economic and Technological Development Zone is about 120 Yuan / square meter, and the land cost is a quarter or even one fifth in that of the neighboring eastern capital cities. In addition, a number of standard plants have been built in the development zone, which can meet all kinds of needs for enterprise development, and the standard plants can be customized depending on the needs of the leasing enterprises. Housing cost: depending on the material and structure of the plant, 800-1800 Yuan / square meter in general; House renting: depending on the material and structure of the plant, 6-16 Yuan / square meter/ month.
2. Water
    Price Ganjiang and Fu River run across this area, in which with developed water system, abundant water resources and high-quality water, so the development of the food industry can enjoy the outstanding advantages. Pepsi commissioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to inspect the groundwater quality of the Nanchang Xiaolan (national) Economic and Technological Development Zone, and the result is: in 196 indicators, two indicators are good, while the remaining 194 are excellent, which is the best water inspection results that Pepsi got in China. The water source of Changnan waterwork, which is from 12m under the bottom of quicksand of the Ganjiang River, can supply water 200000 ton per day. Industrial water is 2.1 (consisted of 1.3 yuan of water charge plus 0.8 yuan sewage charge) yuan per ton, and water for life is 1.95 yuan per ton.
3. Electricity Price
    As the industrial land in provincial capital, Nanchang County can basically achieve the stable electricity supply of "no limit to electricity in winter, and no switch-out in hot summer". Industrial electricity under 1kv is 0.753 yuan per degree and 1-10kv is 0.738 yuan per degree, and large industrial electricity is 0.612 yuan per degree.
4. Labor Costs
    There are 45 colleges and universities and various research institutions in Nanchang, with more than 40,000 teachers, more than 10,000 researchers, and more than 10, 0000 graduates on average a year. Nanchang has been honored as "top 3" vocational education in China with Beijing and Xi'an, and three of the top ten private colleges are located here. Allocation of the labor quality from high to low is reasonable, providing the best human resources. In 2011, the average annual salary of labor in this area is 22069 Yuan, which is the lowest in the major cities of the central areas.
VI. Policy Advantages
(I) Land Policy
    According to the investment scale and the implementation of commencement production agreement, a certain percentage of actual land purchase cost for construction will be rewarded to the enterprises settled in Nanchang Xiaolan Economic and Technological Development Zone, and the highest proportion shall be no more than 25%.
(II) Fees Remission
    After the full performance of the contract responsibility and obligation, the amount equivalent to the construction fees of the investors charged by the local finance (construction fees include: municipal supporting fees, special fund for new wall material, special fund for bulk cement), by the methods of "expropriate first, reward subsequently", shall be rewarded to the enterprises in the Zone.
(III) Financial Support
    1. From the date of the project formally being put into production in accordance with the agreement, the first annual production business taxes per mu that the enterprises in the Zone paid exceeds 60,000 Yuan (including 60,000 Yuan / mu), the local finance income of the part exceeded 60,000 Yuan will be rewarded to the enterprises in full according to the tax-distribution financial system (for reproduction expanding or the transform and innovation of production technology, infrastructure construction, the same below); The second annual production business taxes per mu that the enterprises in the Zone paid exceeds 80,000 Yuan (including 80,000 Yuan / mu), the local finance income of the part exceeded 80,000 Yuan will be rewarded to the enterprises in full according to the tax-distribution financial system;
    The third annual production business taxes per mu that the enterprises in the Zone paid exceeds 100,000 Yuan (including 100,000 Yuan / mu), the local finance income of the part exceeded 100,000 will be rewarded to the enterprises in full according to the tax-distribution financial system;
    2. As for the industrial enterprises that shall pay the comprehensive tax amount from 2 to 5 million Yuan last year and the increase rate of the actual storage revenue is more than 30% (excluding policy factors), 30% to 100% of the local finance income will be rewarded in accordance with the increment in proportion. As for the industrial enterprises that shall pay the comprehensive tax amount more than 5 million Yuan last year and the increase rate of the actual storage revenue is more than 20% (excluding policy factors), 30% to 100% of the local finance income will be rewarded in accordance with the increment in proportion. The incentive funds shall be used for production expanding, R & D investment and talent introduction etc., to support enterprises to be bigger.
(IV) Encourage the Major Projects to Settle Down
    As for the enterprises that the municipal government encouraged to introduce, such as the world's top 500 enterprises, top 200 enterprises of the domestic manufacturing industry, top 100 enterprises in Taiwan, the well-known brand, the industrial critical supporting project as well as the major foreign-funded enterprises with the contracted registration funds more than $ 30 million and the major domestic funded projects with the investment in fixed assets more than 300 million Yuan per mu, the investment in fixed assets per mu shall be no less than 3 million, the "one project one discussion" system can be adopted to the incentive policies for individual case consultation.
(V) Investment and Financing Services
    Investment & Guaranty Co., Ltd. in the Development Zone launched the "Lanyinbao" business, to build the co-financing service platform of the development zone, Bank of Communications, and the guarantee company, using its own funds to provide financing guarantees for the enterprises. In addition, various financial institutions will be arranged to develop the financing joint services for the enterprises.
(VI) Encourage Enterprises to be Listed
    As for the unlisted enterprises which have completed the shareholding system reform (new) and approved by the Jiangxi Securities Regulatory Commission for counseling and recording, with the enterprise income tax paid in last year for counseling and recording as the basic value, the local portion of increased enterprise income tax per year comparing to last year for three consecutive years shall be allocated to the enterprise by Nanchang Finance Bureau in 50%; after the first application materials of the unlisted companies being officially accepted by China Securities Regulatory Commission, the subsidy ratio will be increased to 80%; as for the unlisted companies outside Nanchang County or the "Buying Shell Company" registered in Nanchang County and the main production business places or investment projects within Nanchang, a one-time award of 1 million will be allocated to the companies after listing. As for the enterprises in Nanchang which transfers the registration place to the country after listing by "Buying Shell" from other places in accordance with the regulations and with the main production business place in the county, a one-time award of 1 million will be gave.
    (VII) Nanchang Encouraging Policies for the Development of Manufacturing Industry
    1. Special fund for manufacturing development is arranged for interest subsidies of the manufacturing projects every year.
    2. Actively encourage enterprises to establish R & D institutions. As for the enterprises with new national, provincial technical center, the one-time incentives of 500,000 Yuan and 200,000 Yuan will be allocated to the enterprises respectively. A one-time award of 100,000 Yuan will be allocated to the enterprises with newly-built postdoctoral mobile workstations.
    3. Encourage the development of large export enterprises. As for the enterprises named of the city's top 10 export companies and with the annual export volume of more than $ 5 million (including $ 5,000,000), in order to reduce the logistics cost, less than 50% of the subsidies will be given for the export inland freight.
VII. Additional Information
(I) Climatic Characteristics
    Nanchang County, located in the subtropical humid climate zone, enjoys mild climate, and experiences four distinct seasons, abundant rainfall and sunshine. Affected by the geographical position and monsoon, the climatic characteristics of "rainy spring associated with low temperatures, more floods in late spring and early summer, dry, crisp air in autumn, and short frost season in cold winter" are formed. The annual average temperature is up to 17.8 ℃, annual average sunshine is 1574.1 hours, the average annual rainfall is 1662.5 mm, and the annual average frost period is 89 days.
(II) Real Estate Market and Prices
    In 2011, the average residential price of Nanchang County is 4000-8000 Yuan / square meter, and the average price of commercial fa?ade is 10000-40000 Yuan / square meter depending on the specific location.
(III) Human Settlement Environment
    Ecology: 6 square kilometers of Changnan Business District connects to the Development Zone as a whole, and the Xiaolan Economic Development Zone is surrounded by beautiful Chengbi Lake at the periphery. There are dotted lakes, open channel connecting to the water system, greening into pieces in the region, becoming a new industrial city with good-ecological beautiful environment.
    Business: three five-star hotels, three four-star hotels, Green Wood Golf Course and many entertainment clubs around the Zone are the preferred place for business reception, entertainment and the unique flavor of Nanchang.
    Life supporting: dozens of large high-grade villas are distributed at periphery, such as Hengda Oasis, Greenland Hills, Yinyi Shangcheng, etc., to enhance the quality of the living. Many large supermarkets and shopping malls settled down the area, such as the RT-Mart, department stores, new Hongkelong etc., which brings convenience for life.
    Scenic spots: With superior natural environment, many places of historic interest and scenic beauty are distributed here. The county lies in the east, and Chengbi Lake Park is one of the top 10 leisure parks in Nanchang. The Huangma Mountain Forest, Tacheng Water Village, Sanjiang Ancient Town and other idyllic natural scenery are distributed in south. This area near Ganjiang River in the west, the scenery of "the autumn river shares a scenic hue with the vast shy, and the evening glow parallels with a lonely duck to fly" is inspiring. In the north, there are Bada Shanren Memorial Museum and the Elephant Lake Park, with strong cultural atmosphere.