What is the advantageous geographical location of Nanning for international investment?
Nanning enjoys a favorable geographical location in Southwestern China, with the Indo-China Peninsula to the west and Guangdong Province, Hainan Province, Hong Kong and Macao to the east, making it not only an important economic center along the Beibu Gulf, but also a rapid growing gateway city to Southeast Asia in the southern and southwestern parts of China. The city is only 104 kilometers, 173 kilometers and 204 kilometers respectively to the Ports of Qinzhou, Fangcheng and Beihai, and only 204 kilometers and 230 kilometers respectively to the cities of Dongxing and Pingxiang bordering Vietnam. Moreover, it is with ready access of communication by both railways and the Yongjiang River. Four key railways meet here, namely, Hunan-Guangxi Railway, Guizhou-Guangxi Railway, Litang-Zhanjiang Railway and Nanning-Kunming Railway, making the city an important hub in Southwestern China. The completion of the 2nd Phase Project of dredging the Xijaing River enables thousand-ton ships to sail directly from Nanning to Hong Kong and Macao via the Yongjiang River, a branch of the Xijiang River.
What is the transportation condition in Nanning?
Aviation: At present, 47 flight courses including international ones have been in operation such as from Nanning to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Hanoi, etc.
Railway: The domestic rail expresses can get to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Xi’an, Chengdu, Kunming, Zhengzhou, Nanchang, Zhangjiajie, etc. and one international train to Hanoi of Vietnam.
Highway: The network of highway composed of national, provincial and express highways leads to all directions of Guangxi and China speedily and conveniently. The longest provincial expressway from Guilin to Beihai takes Nanning as the most important node. Nanning-Hechi expressway, the nearest way out to the sea channel in southeast China, leads to the places in Guizhou and Sichuan provinces. The highway from Nanning to Youyiguan, a town of military importance, has been named as the No.1 expressway in south border of China to Vietnam and the Southeast Asian area. It is the shortest and most speedy international way in south China.
What resources does Nanning pose to the outside world?
Agricultural resource: With subtropical monsoon climate, Nanning has plentiful sunshine and abundant rainfall good for plants growing all the year round. Nanning is the main bread basket and cash crop base of Guangxi abounding with rice, corns, cassavas, sugarcanes, peanuts, legumes, sesames, teas, jasmine, Chinese chestnut, tobacco leaves and some other farm products as well as 40 more items of fruits like banana, pineapple, mango, longan, lichi, almond and orange. It also teems with the Chinese herbs of fructus amomi, pinellia ternate, tuckahoe, honeysuckle, pseudo-ginseng, cassia amounting to as many as 300 items.
Tour Resource: Along with the nearby scenic spots, Nanning’s rich tour resources make it as the key transferring artery and distributing center for tourism, transportation and logistics of Guangxi. South Guangxi area, which is surrounding Nanning, is one of the four major tourist areas with the beautiful landscape of Guilin to the north, attractive beach of Beihai to the south and a transnational waterfall, Deitian Waterfall, only 200km away. There are abundant humanistic and natural landscapes such as Qingxiu Hill scenic spot, Liangfengjiang National Forest Park, Yangmei Ancient Town in the city area and Damingshan Tourist area, Jiulong Waterfall Forest Park, Jinlun Cave, primeval Shimo Cave, Longhushan Natural Protection Area and Kunlun Pass.
Mineral Resource: Nanning is located in a non-ferrous metal terrain. The non-ferrous metals that have been found in Nanning are gold, silver, copper, vanadium, iron, manganese, aluminum, zinc, uranium, cobalt, titanium, bismuth, phosphor, silicon, coal, quartz, crystal, barite, dolomite, granite, gesso and limestone amounting to as many as 41 items. Among them, 18 of 6 catalogues have been verified with reserves and many of them rank the fourth of mineral resource in Guangxi. The favorable mineral resources of Nanning are vanadium, copper, tungsten, kaolin, tile clay, quartz, turf, saggar and limestone.
What preferential policies does Nanning have for investors?
For an introduction to the preferential policies of Nanning for investors, please refer to the following official “Nanning Investment” website---http://www. nnipn.gov.cn.