Located in Suzhou, a city known as "the paradise on earth", Suzhou Industrial Park is an important economic cooperation project between Chinese and Singapore government. It's also a traffic hub, accessible from Shanghai-Nanjing Expressway, Suzhou-Shanghai Expressway, Suzhou-Jiaxing-Hangzhou Expressway, as well as Shanghai-Nanjing Railway, Shanghai-Nanjing Intercity Railway, and Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway.
SIP covers a total jurisdiction area of 288 sq km, among which 80 sq km area belongs to China-Singapore Cooperative Zone.
A flagship cooperation project between Chinese and Singapore governments
A pilot zone of reform and opening-up; A successful model of international cooperation
One of China's fastest-growing development zones with the most international competitive edges
To develop into a hi-tech industrial park with international competitiveness.
To develop into an innovation eco-township of internationalized, modernized, information-based happy district of Suzhou.
30% annual average growth in key economic indicators, ranking the second among national development zones in comprehensive development index.
Four "Hundreds of Billions" achievements: RMB 133 billion of GDP, RMB 165 billion of accumulated taxes, USD 18.9 billion of accumulated utilized foreign capital and RMB 197.2 billion of accumulated registered domestic capital.
Remarkable achievements in economic transformation and upgrading: RMB 147.2 billion of output value from new emerging industries in 2010, accounting for 45.4% of scale industries and ranking the first in Suzhou.
Ranking the first for years among China's development zones in using foreign capital
Ranking the second among national dev-elopment zones in comprehensive assessment on investment environment by Ministry of Commerce in 2009
Among the first new-type industrial demon-stration bases in China
Among the country's first demonstration eco-industrial parks
Among the first national IRP demonstration parks
China's first service outsourcing demonstr-ation base
China's first experimental area on preferential policies for technologically advanced service enterprises
China's only demonstration base of service trade innovation
China's only national demonstration area of business tourism
China's only nano-tech innovation & industrialization base
No.1 among most competitive development zones
Organization of China-Singapore Joint Steering Council: