XI’AN Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone
About Xi’an Hi-Tech Zone
Xi’an Hi-tech Industries Development Zone (Xi’an Hi-tech Zone) was established in March 1991, as first group of state level hi-tech zone approved by the State Council. With comprehensive development indices, and science and technology innovation capabilities ranking top 5 among all the national hi-tech zones in China, Xi’an Hi-tech Zone was chosen by the state government as one of the six development zones to be built into a world-class science park with favorable support from the government. In 2015, the Xi’an Hi-tech Zone was approved by the state council to be developed into a National Innovation Demonstration Zone. In 2016, Xi’an Hi-tech Zone was identified as the core area of China (Shaanxi) Pilot Free Trade Zone.
Xi’an Hi-tech Zone, with a total planned area of 155 square kilometers, focused on development of four pillar industries, including electronic information, advanced equipment manufacturing, bio-pharmaceutical and modern service. In 2017, Xi’an Hi-tech Zone has generated gross revenue of 1.62 trillion RMB. There are about 120,000 enterprises registered in Xi’an Hi-tech Zone. It has introduced renowned international and Chinese companies to establish their presence there, including over 100 Fortune 500 and world-class companies, such as Samsung, Siemens, Honeywell, GE, Emerson, IBM, Applied Materials, Micron, Johnson & Johnson, Bosch, Intel, Schneider, Bluescope, Caterpillar, Eaton, NEC, Fujitsu, among others. Prominent Chinese leading companies such as Huawei, ZTE, BYD, Fast Gear, and China Digital have also established their R&D or manufacturing bases in Xi’an Hi-tech Zone.