Business and Travel in Zhejiang Province

The Zhejiang Province is located on the coast, in the eastern region of China, flanked by the Fujian province, Jiangxi province, Anhui province and the municipality of Shanghai. It covers an area of 100 thousand square kilometers and has an estimated population of 46 million residents. What makes the stretch of coastline of the Zhejiang province so spectacular, are the number of islands scattered in these waters - approximately two hundred of them. This province is not only known as a business destination, but lures many tourists by its breathtaking natural beauty and various sites.

The terrain that attracts visitors to the province is filled with endless hills and majestic sight mountain ranges that cover the landscape. Mountain ranges that are found in the Zhejiang province include the Mogan Mountains, Tianmu Mountains, Yandang Mountains and the Tiantai Mountains. Spectacular valleys and beautiful plains are found more toward the coastline, with lakes, rapids and rivers scattered across the land. With a history that spans seven thousand years, the Zhejiang province has much to offer tourists in the form of attractions. The Neolithic Hemudu Cultural Ruins, the Guoqing Temple, Qita Temple, Baoguo Temple and Lingyin Temple stand as monuments to the culture and tradition that was founded here thousands of years ago. The picturesque natural sites and favorable climate have turned the Zhejiang province into a popular tourist destination.

Hangzhou is the capital city of the province, with Huzhou, Haining, Jiaxing, Shaoxing, Ningbo, Wenzhou, Taizhou, Zhoushan and Yiwu forming the other significant cities in regard to the economy and industries that are found in the Zhejiang Province. Affectionately known as the “Land of Fish and Rice”, it is no surprise that the agricultural sector plays a vital role in the local economy and that the top producer is rice. The biggest fishery in China is also located here. However, a variety of products, such as edible oil, wheat, tea, fruit, cotton, jute and silk, are produced here. Its stable infrastructure has opened many new business opportunities and a platform for industries including textiles, food, chemicals, engineering, medicine, electronics, power and leather. The province has also supported the establishment of small businesses and entrepreneurial markets to increase public investments and business opportunities. Its policy to encourage local industries and innovative new ideas has assisted the province to grow into a wealthy region and increase its annual growth, with an average of 10.4 percent. With industries worth billions and impressive GDP totals, it is a province that is viewed as a modern business destination, with a dedication to tradition and its historical roots.

With its natural beauty and unmistakable success in the market and economy, the Zhejiang province offers not only unforgettable memories to visitors and tourists, but an amazing range of interesting industries and projects, to provoke curiosity and interest from businessmen and potential investors.

 

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