Aug. 31, 2012
and coastal industries globally are rapidly developing their businesses in inland
with Chongqing Liangjiang New Area, one of three national developments, becoming an investment highland for European enterprises. As of now, 13 of the world's top 500 enterprises in the area are from European countries; over 10 multinational firms - ThyssenKrupp of
, Pilatus of
and the Public Bank of
are under great development here.
In September, AT&S of
, European's largest printed circuit board manufacturer will build its 7th international factory with
in Yufu Industrial Park of Liangjiang New Area, becoming
's largest one-time investment into
. Four of the world's best logistics enterprises, Vailog of
, AMB of America, Goodman of
and Yingli Group of
have settled in the area with good prospects of trade with
. After French BRED Public Bank became a shareholder of Chongqing Liangjiang Financial Development Co., Ltd., investing in fields like finance, logistics, aviation, automotive and trade in 2011, German ThyssenKrupp's
automotive steel project, Swiss Pilatus'
fixed-wing aircraft project and Swedish IKEA's
home design project, etc., successively settled in Liangjiang New Area.
In turn, Liangjiang New Area expanded cooperation with
to develop as an important gateway in inland
. The Cuntan Bonded Port in the area has been put into operation, and the area's laptop output is estimated to top 20 million units in 2012.
As laptop products to
surge, the European Union will remain the biggest foreign trade partner of
, and Chongqing Liangjiang New Area will play an important role in European-oriented trade.
With the opening of the Yuxinou (Chongqing-Xinjiang-Europe) Railway and cutting logistic costs, European enterprises in Liangjiang New Area have faith in the investments and logistic advantages.