Pinghu locates in the center of Shanghai, Hangzhou, Suzhou and Ningbo, the distances are all 90km or so, one-hour drive. There are 6 exits in our city with the expressways of Shanghai Hangzhou-Nigbo, Xinzhuang-Fengxian-Jinshan, hangzhou-pudong and Zhapu-Jiaxing-Suzhou as well as the north linking line of Hangzhou Bay Oversea Bridge. The high-grade road network has included all towns and villages in Pinghu. Shanghai-Hangzhou High-speed railway and Zhapu-Jiaxing-Huzhou railway are under construction now. The inter-city railway connecting Zhejiang,Jiangsu and Shanghai is also under programming.
Zhapu port, a distribution port of Shanghai which was once programmed in the "general plan for national construction" by Dr. Sun-Yat Sen, lies in Zhapu town, Pinghu. It''s a national first-class opening port, linking sea and rivers. It has set up many service institutions like customs, commercial inspection, frontier inspection etc. Now, there are over 10 berths of 1000-tonnage or10, 000-tonnage ranging from container dock, bulk cargo dock, petroleum dock, coal and chemical industrial products dock. The 300 ton-level Zhapu-Jiaxing-Suzhou cannel route is connected to Huangpu river of shanghai and Beijing-Hangzhou cannel, combined transportation is very convenient.
The distance from Pinghu to Shanghai International Sea Transportation Center, which includes Huangpu River Port, Waigaoqiao Port and Yangshan deep sea Port, is within 1-2 hours drive. There is 1-1.5hours drive from Pinghu to Shanghai Hongqiao airport, Pudong international airport, Hangzhou Xiaoshan international airport each.
Post and Telecommunication
Pinghu is prosperous in post and telecommunication industry, and has established direct post and IDD relationship with all the countries and districts in the world. Mobile communication, internet, broad band digital communication and EMS are provided all over the city.
Water supply & power supply
Pinghu is rich in water resources, the water supply system consists of advanced water treatment and conventional water treatment systems. The two systems support life use and industrial production use of water, with an average daily supply of 155 thousand tons. The power supply of Pinghu, being part of the East China power supply network, is covered by Jiaxing and Shanghai Petrochemical Industry complex. Its rich and dependable in power supply capability.
The network of waste water pipes in the west of Pinghu is connected to Jiaxing sewage treatment system, of which treatment capacity is 75,000 ton per day. Meanwhile, there is a sewage treatment plant in the east of Pinghu with a treatment capacity of 50,000 ton per day.
Finance and Insurance
There are now 11 commercial banks and many insurance corporations in Pinghu, with numerous branches scattered all over the city and towns. Their business ranges from deposit and loan business to buying and selling of foreign currency, from international exchange and insurance to securities exchange.
Gas and steam
There are two steam companies to meet your requirements. The supply capacity is 168 t/h at present. The gas is supplied by the natural gas company; the maximum natural gas supply capacity is 2*105m3 per day.
Pinghu is rich in human resources and average educational level of its citizens is relatively high. Up to now, there are over 16 thousand various professionals and technical staffs. Pinghu has realized the popularization of 15-years education and all the 10 towns in Pinghu are now province-level example towns for education. On average every yean Pinghu produces over 2000 college graduates or vocational school graduates. Many vocational schools supply tailor-made training courses for enterprises. Meanwhile, they actively push forward cooperative education to train professional staffs and technical workers in demand for local development. Since its only one-hour drive to Shanghai, Hangzhou, Suzhou from Pinghu, it also takes the advantage of attracting intellectual from these cities.
Pinghu is located in the most developed economic zone in China, The Yangtze Rivel Delta, which is also the most urbanized area around the country. This area takes up 10% of Chinas total population, accounts for 22.1% of Chinas GDP and 28.5 % of Chinas total import & export volume. Over 400 Fortune 500 enterprises have invested here. This area possesses the virtues of standard and orderly legal environment, transportation convenience, large market capacity and wide range auxiliary enterprises.
As numerous famed enterprises in the information industry from Taiwan, the United States and Japan, etc. enter the region, the Yangtze River Delta flanked by Jiangsu and Zhejiang Provinces and with Shanghai at its center,has developed a rather complete industrial chain for electronics and IT products ranging from silicon materials, the design, manufacture and encapsulation of integrated circuit to the computer and its accessories, as well as communications, household electrical appliances, application of mechanical and electrical products and the software development, and is thus crowned as the Silicon Triangle in China.Pinghu locates rightly at the point of intersection within the region, enjoying obvious advantage of sufficient industrial auxiliary services.