Present Situation of Industries
In recent years, our city, based on the advantages of its location, ecology and port, advancing around the construction of a strong coastal and beautiful port city, has vigorously practised the strategy of a city built in ecology, strengthened by industries, prospered by opening to the world, shaped by civilization. We have promoted plans such as the new industrialization, new urbanization, urban and rural integration as a whole, and have focused on the construction of modern industrial systems and accelerated the advance of the transformation and upgrading of the industries, the rapid expansion of the industrial scale, with the industrial structure optimized and the industrial foundation constantly strengthened.
In the construction of industrial systems, the "4+3" industrial system has been framed. That is, "a traditional industrial system based on equipment manufacturing, metal calendering, grain and cooking oil processing, glass and building materials manufacturing and a new industrial system supported by electronic information, port logistics and leisure tourism".
I. Equipment Manufacturing
(1) Present Situation
There are 132 equipment manufacturing enterprises in Qinhuangdao. China Railway Shanhaiguan Bridge Group Co., Ltd. (CRSBG) is the earliest and strongest bridge and railway track switch manufacturing enterprise in our country. Shanhaiguan Shipyard has an annual shipbuilding capacity of 1.4 million tons and repairing 288 ships. CITIC Dicastal Co. Ltd.’s sale of aluminium alloy wheels ranks first in the world, and the "Dicastal" hub has become the hallmark in the industry. As the representative of the highest quality equipment manufacturing industry in Hebei, KSM Castings Qinhuangdao Co. Ltd. introduced the world's leading technology and process, which greatly advanced the core competitiveness of China's lightweight automotive parts and components. The Harbin Electric Corporation (Qinhuangdao) Heavy Equipment Company Limited developed the first 9FA heavy gas turbine in China. The equipment manufacturing industry, which is mainly based on automobile alloy wheel, bridge steel beam, ship repairing and building, and other heavy equipments within the close proximity of the port, is taking the lead in the province and even in the country.
(2) Development Direction
We shall adhere to the orientation of clustering, high-ending and intelligentizing, rationally determine the direction and path of the development, cultivate and foster industrial clusters of automobile and spare parts, rail transportation equipment, specialized equipment, ship and marine engineering equipment, and build a major equipment manufacturing base in northern China.
We shall consolidate the leading position of the automobile and spare parts industry in China. We will vigorously develop the products of lightweight aluminum alloy auto parts, automobile door assembly, stamping parts and special vehicles, and support enterprises to cooperate with large companies at home and abroad, develop new energy vehicles and finished vehicle production and build a car production base.
We shall extend rail transportation equipment industry chain. We will push forward the project of CRSBG industrial park to promote the development and production of intelligent track switches for urban and passenger railway lines, and extra large steel bridges. We shall make the special equipment manufacturing industry bigger and stronger.
Depending on The Harbin Electric Corporation (Qinhuangdao) Heavy Equipment Company Limited, Tianwei Baobian （Qinhuangdao）Transformer Co., Ltd. and other enterprises, we shall strive to make breakthroughs in nuclear power main equipment, EHV transmission and transformation equipment.
We shall promote the transformation and upgrading of shipping and marine engineering equipment. We will build Shanhaiguan ship repair base, explore new field of ship repair business, and expand to fields like ships conversion, lengthening (widening), and develop industrial equipment in marine drilling platforms, large floating dock and seawater desalination.
We shall place a premium on the leading enterprises. Relying on CITIC Dicastal CO., Ltd., China Railway Shanhaiguan Bridge Group Co., Ltd., the Harbin Electric Corporation (Qinhuangdao) Heavy Equipment Company Limited, Tianwei Baobian （Qinhuangdao）Transformer Co., Ltd, Shanhaiguan Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd. and other leading enterprises of the domestic industries. Taking example by the successful model of CITIC Dicastal CO., Ltd. Industrial Park and China Railway Shanhaiguan Bridge Group Co., Ltd., Industrial Park, we will guide and attract domestic and foreign enterprises to expand production scale and gather advantageous capacities in our city.
We shall extend and expand the industrial chains of the equipment manufacturing industry and support small and medium sized enterprises and key enterprises to establish a mutually supportive relationship and tight cooperation in their specialty fields. We shall cultivate the supporting industry of the basic parts and raw materials supply and the new energy equipment industry cluster, and form the integrated linkage development pattern with the leading enterprises in industry.
II. Metal Calendering Industry
(1) Present Situation
At present, we have a group of key enterprises, such as Anfeng Iron and Steel, Qinhuangdao Shouqin Metal Materials Co.,Ltd., Zhongyou BSS (Qinhuangdao) Petropipe Co.Ltd., Wanchi Steel Pipe (Qinhuangdao) Co.Ltd and Alcoa Bohai Aluminum Industries Company Limited. We boast a wide plate production line of world first class, China’s first large caliber spiral direct-buried welding pipe production enterprise and the largest aluminum production and processing base in China.
(2) Development Direction
According to the principle of "upgrading and reforming, eliminating over-capacity, clustering, extending the chains of production", we will aim at the industry benchmark at home and abroad, actively promote technological transformation, improve the technology and the energy conservation and environmental protection in all aspects, improve the overall quality of the industry and the capacity of sustainable development, and provide a stable basis for the industrial transformation and development of the city.
We shall promote the optimization of the product structure of the steel industry, consolidate the development of the highest quality plate products, and expand the high-end product line. We will extend the industrial chains, guide the steel enterprises to synergise with the equipment manufacturing industry to develop new materials and downstream products of iron and steel. We will support the development of the steel used in high-speed railways, high-strength cars, shipbuilding, bridges and other fields. We will guide enterprises to enter the steel structure market, make use of the advantages of steel to extend processing depth and expand product fields. We will promote the merger and reorganization of enterprises and comprehensively utilize market mechanisms, policy instruments and the rule of law, in order to eliminate excess capacity.
We shall help the advantageous enterprises, as leaders, to implement cross-regional, cross-ownership merger and reorganization in stages. We shall promote the integration of iron and steel enterprises in the city, and build a highly competitive iron and steel group.
We shall accelerate the transformation and upgrading of the calendering industry. Relying on key enterprises such as Alcoa Bohai Aluminum Industries Company Limited and CITIC Bohai Aluminium Industries Holding Company Limited, we will actively extend the industrial chains to the fields such as aluminum air battery, aluminum plate for high speed train and the production of light weight the automobile and so on, in order to improve the product quality.
III. Glass Building Materials
(I) Present Situation
Qinhuangdao has 7 float glass production lines, with annual capacity of 33 million weight cases. They have the ability to mass produce and process high value-added products such as flat and curved, tempered, hollow, coated, carved, painted and laminated glass. Yaohua Glass is the cradle of China's modern glass industry. Asahi Automotive Glass (China) Co. Ltd. is the pacemaker of the world in the field of automotive safety glass today.
(2) Development Direction
We shall actively introduce strategic investors to promote strategic restructure and transformation and upgrading of glass building materials industry, improve glass deep-processing and revitalize Yaohua’s reputation.
We shall optimize product structure, enhance profiting ability and focus on developing glass deep-processing products for fields such as electronic information, new energy and environmental protection. With the existing production line, we will build a production and processing base of energy-efficient glass, new energy glass and high strength heat-proof glass.
We shall strongly support the innovative development of Qinhuangdao Glass Industry Research and Design Institute, and rely on its talents and technology advantages to consolidate and enhance the dominance of its R&D and design in the national glass industry.
We shall strengthen the cooperation with the leading enterprises such as China Construction Materials Group, actively expand the new fields of high efficiency and energy saving wall materials, thermal insulation fireproof materials and so on, and promote the rapid development of new building materials industry.
With the developing of equipment manufacturing, steel and glass building materials, and relying on key enterprises, we shall develop high-performance fiber, high-performance membrane materials, special glass, semiconductor illuminant materials and other new functional materials.
IV. Cooking Oil and Foodstuffs
(1) Present Situation
Qinhuangdao has formed a variety of green food industrial clusters such as soybean processing, wine making, and corn deep processing. In Qinhuangdao, there are 60 grain and oil food enterprises of large scale, including Jinhai Grain and Cooking Oil company, the largest soybean processing enterprise in China; Lihua Starch Co.Ltd., which boasts the largest comprehensive production capacity in the national starch and starch sugar industry; COFCO Huaxia the Great Wall Wine Co. Ltd., China’s first export-oriented professional dry red wine enterprise; Qinhuangdao Chiatai Co. Ltd., which has formed a new model of food processing in the entire industry chain of breeding, raising, processing and selling with the most modern food manufacturing equipment in the world and is actively building the "World Kitchen".
(2) Development Direction
With the comprehensive advantages of the deep water port and leading enterprises, close to the raw material base and the consumer market, with a raw material base, large scale industry, fine processing and characteristic brand as the development direction, we shall focus on the processing of grain and cooking oil, livestock and poultry products and wine making, with the processing of potato and fruit and vegetables as supplement, in order to make our industrial chains the best.
We shall consolidate and enhance our status as an important grain and oil processing base in northern China, and promote the development of the key enterprises such as Jinhai Grain and Oil Company, Lihua Starch Co.Ltd, and COFCO Pengtai, and develop intensive processing and green processing.
We shall improve soybean processing and the comprehensive processing and utilization of its by-products, the conversion and utilization of corn and wheat into desirable by-products. We shall develop new products and their by-products.
Relying on the leading enterprises of Chiatai Food and Hongdu Industry, we shall improve the development model of "company + farmers", and establish a standardized, traceable, whole industrial chain for safety food processing. For the manufacturing of by-products, we will develop towards the direction of more varieties and derivatives, fine packaging, easy storage and easy consumption.
Relying on the leading enterprises of COFCO Huaxia, Langes, Shangri-La and others, we shall integrate the resources of wine industry, focus on improving the quality, creating new brands, and developing high-end, diversified and personalized products, and support the development of vineyards. We will strictly standardize the entry of growers and producers in the wine industry, build high quality raw material base, carry out the development of credit system, reestablish the brand identity, and make great efforts to recreate the base of Chinese wine industry.
Using sweet potato, vegetables, fruit, edible fungi and other high-quality resources, on the basis of the existing processing, we shall develop and produce green, organic, healthy, instant food, and make the county-special food industry bigger.
V. Electronic Information
(1) Present Situation
Qinhuangdao has now formed an electronic information industry cluster oriented by security electronics, medical electronics and electronic components. The data industrial base has been identified as the provincial high-tech industrial base. Gulf Security Technology Co. Ltd. is the national leading production enterprise of fire detection and alarm and fire extinguishing systems, Contec Medical Systems Co. Ltd. is the largest specialized high-tech enterprise in the research and development, production and sales of electronic medical instruments in Hebei province.
(2) Development Direction
The electronic information will be the main direction of the industrial transformation and upgrading in Qinhuangdao, focusing on the fields of electronic components manufacturing, large data applications, new generation Internet of Things and other fields, in order to continuously expand the industrial scale.
We shall strengthen and expand the electronic components manufacturing industry. With the focus of Zhending Technology, Gulf Security Technology, Contec Medical Systems Co., Ltd. and other enterprises, we will develop electronic components, fire control electronics, building automation and control equipment, digital medical equipment manufacturing and so on, and constantly increase the market share.
We shall speed up the development of the big data industry. Focusing on ZTE Henghe, ZTE ICT and other enterprises, we will accelerate the wide application of new generation mobile information technology, such as cloud computing and mobile Internet, and build data centers with attention on business intelligence, public service, government decision-making and other fields, and develop mass data storage (backup), data computing, data mining and analyzing and other emerging businesses to build a data industry base in Qinhuangdao.
We shall promote the in-depth integration of the Internet of Things industry and the real economy. We will actively encourage and support the development and application of IOT technology in industries such as production, distribution, logistics and public services. With the help of the overflow of scientific research resources of Beijing and Tianjin and the high and new technology industry, we will focus on creating a cooperation mechanism of complementary advantages, resources sharing and interests sharing, and push forward the construction of Zhongguancun Haidian Garden Qinhuangdao Branch, Qinhuangdao Economic and Technological Development Zone Data Industry Base, Beidaihe Information Industry Base, and High-tech Park of Beidaihe New District, in order to cultivate and strengthen the electronic information industry cluster.
VI. Leisure Tourism
(1) Present Situation
Qinhuangdao has rich tourist resources such as mountains, seas, passes, historical town centers, lakes, hot springs, wetlands with a profound historical and cultural background and the unique ecological environment. It is among the first group of excellent tourist cities in China and the leading city of tourism development in Hebei province. In order to build an international coastal leisure and holiday resort, we will spare no efforts in turning the tourism industry of Qinhuangdao from low-end to high-end, from quantity growth to quality growth, from local tourism to ingregional tourism.
(2) Development Direction
With a view to building a center of international coastal leisure and vacation, we shall further strengthen the concept of "grand tour" and "multiple attractions", cultivate high-end business and carry out a series of middle- and high-end tourism projects rationally, and make efforts to create "three major leisure tourism zones" in Qinhuangdao (Bigger Beidaihe Coastal Resort, Shanhaiguan and Northern Mountain Area with Mountain Ecological Area Along The Great Wall, Changli-Lulong-Funing Wine Culture Leisure Area).
We shall accelerate the cultivation of new tourism formats, strengthen the cross-boundary integration development concept of "tourism +X", and focus on cultivating the tourism formats of health and fitness, wine leisure, cruisers and yachts, sea fishing, hot spring vacation, fun ice and snow sports and other high-end characteristic, extend the tourism industrial chains, and thus form a new pattern of four-season tourism.
We shall build the core brand of coastal tourism, adhere to both "blue-ocean-and-golden-sands-attract-the-tourists" and "experience-and-consumption-retain-the-tourists", improve the quality of scenic spots, develop a group of new coastal tourism projects, such as yacht industrial base, marine cultural theme park, international cruiser port, and promote the building of Beidaihe New District to become the best coastal leisure tourism destination in northern China according to the international first-class standards.
We shall develop mountain tourism resources, make use of the rich landscape resources in the northern mountainous area, improve the popularity of the existing scenic areas, improve the conditions of the infrastructure, and vigorously develop the outdoor leisure and sports fitness and other tourist products, which will be an important supplement and extension for the coastal tourism.
We shall explore the connotation of cultural tourism, make full use of Qinhuangdao's historical culture, the Great Wall culture, folk culture, red wine culture and other resources, improve the management, enrich the cultural connotation, create exploration tour of historical celebrities and famous historic places and other tourist attractions, and cultivate the cultural features and charms of Qinhuangdao.
VII. Port Logistics
(1) Present situation
Qinhuangdao is an important national transfer center of energy, grain and other commodities, which occupies an important strategic position in the distribution of the national logistics. At present, there are nearly 1000 logistics enterprises, including 4 logistics enterprises of grade 4A and 4 enterprises of grade 3A, and a number of leading logistics enterprises with annual turnover of 100 million RMB, such as Harbin Power Equipment Logistics, Yuntong Logistics, Jisheng Logistics and Guangyuan Logistics.
(2) Development direction
We shall give full play to the advantages of traffic location, open the international logistics channel, integrate the regional logistics resources, speed up format innovation, technology innovation, model innovation to build the logistics hub of Northeast Asia. We will build a “Three in One” logistics system with port logistics as the leader, land logistics as the support and airport logistics as the supplement.
We shall take the relocation and renovation project of the port in the west of the city proper as an opportunity, optimize the arrangement of the coastline, improve the port functions, strengthen the interactions between the port and the city, and smooth the logistics corridors in the hinterland of eastern Mongolia and western Liaoning.
We shall improve the supporting function of the grain import port, strive for the port qualification for the import of fruit and meat, and cultivate the building of the grain, fruit and meat distribution base concentrated on the cold chain logistics.
We shall speed up the construction of the bulk commodity trading center. With the support of the Qinhuangdao Sea Transportation Coal Trading Market, we shall improve the pricing function and transaction function based on the power coal price index to build a national coal trading center.
We shall strengthen the cooperation with large groups, large enterprises and strategic investors to build the Qinhuangdao Energy Exchange Center, Yaliang Taisheng International Commodity Trading Center and imported fruit trading center.
We shall strengthen the cooperation with logistics enterprises in Beijing, vigorously carry out value-added services such as trans-regional allocation, inter-city distribution, and entrepot trade to strengthen the modern logistics industry cluster.
VIII. Life and health
We shall vigorously promote the construction of Beidaihe Life and Health Industry Innovation Demonstration District, develop life and health service industry, health manufacturing industry and health agriculture to form the industrial pattern of coordinated development of advanced medicine, bio-medicine, health care and health management, and build a five-in-one health industrial cluster of "clinic, medicine, rehabilitation, fitness and tour".
Health Service Industry. We shall vigorously develop the high-end medical industry, and focus on the development of public medical testing, medical plan formulation, disease treatment, surgery, rehabilitation, and the construction of high-end medical service center, surgery center, geriatric center and so on. We will innovate health management service mode with the basic support of professional medical testing technology, mobile terminal medical equipment, health big data to establish the health Internet of Things and big data center. We will introduce a number of health management projects, such as health education, health examination, disease prevention. We will introduce the advanced technology and service model of rehabilitation from home and abroad, and build a group of modern rehabilitation centers such as International Chronic Disease Collaboration Town, Angel Community and Traditional Medical Community. We shall integrate the existing rehabilitation and recuperation resources to provide the senior service, promote the integration of the senior service and medical service and health management. We will build a health aging research center, the senior management center and aged-caring community and so on.
Health Manufacturing Industry. We shall vigorously develop the bio-medical industry, focus on the research and development of biological medicine, set up a biological medical incubator, build the service system of high efficiency R&D, application for approval and production of new drugs, and build a group of quality new drug manufacturing and clinical trial projects. We will promote the transformation of the innovative achievements of medical equipment, and focus on the development and manufacture of advanced medical instruments such as new in-vitro diagnostic reagents, biochips, molecular imaging equipment, and construct a number of high and new industries projects of high-end medical equipment research and development and production. We will speed up the development and production of functional food, set up a center of nutrition and food, metabolic medicine and the technology of medicine and food homology, build up the platform of research and development, testing and industrialized development of functional food technology, and build a series of projects of nutrition and food technology center, metabolic medicine and medicine & food homology technology center.
Health Agricultural (Fishing) Industry. We shall build a series of planting bases of Chinese herbal medicine, flowers, grapes, lavender and other special agricultural products, and build a cluster of vineyards, lavender ecological gardens and modern leisure fishing ponds and other projects.