1: Introduction to Nansha New District
Located in south-east of Guangzhou City and the west side of Lingdingyang, Nansha New District is the geographical geometric center of the Pearl River Delta, with the planned development area of 803 square kilometers, among which land area occupies 570 square kilometers. At present, Nansha New District has been identified as key areas of cooperation between Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao and comprehensive pilot demonstration area in the implementation of CEPA in Guangdong Province. The twelfth “Five-Year-Plan” listed Nansha New District as a major project, to deepen the cooperation between Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao, which enhance the development of the area to the new height of "Deepening cooperation between Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao; Building the common home of the Chinese nation". CPC Central Committee, the Guangdong provincial party secretary Wang Yang, calling for "a breakthrough in the development of Nansha New District, and create a new Guangzhou." With the series of major policy advantages, development and construction of Nansha has opened a new chapter of history, the development of Nansha will usher in significant new opportunities.
2: History of Nansha New District
● On May 12th 1993, the State Council approved the establishment of the Guangzhou Nansha Economic and Technological Development Zone.
● In 1995, the Ministry of Techonology approved the National level Guangzhou High-tech Industrial Development Zone, thus Nansha IT Park was established.
●In March 2004, the State Council approved the expansion of the Guangzhou Nansha Economic and Technological Development Zone.
● On June 3rd 2005, the State Council approved the establishment of Guangdong Nansha Export Processing Zone.
●In June 2005, the State Council approved the zoning adjustment, Guangzhou, Nansha District was set up. for The establishment of Nansha Disctrict provides a platform for management of social affairs and a guarantee for the development and construction of Nansha’s economic development.
●In March 2008, the new Party Committee, Management Committee, Discipline Work Committee for Guangzhou Nansha Economic and Technological Development Zone, Guangdong Nansha Export Processing Zone was established to co-ordinate the planning and development and construction of Nansha, and the organization has an city-level economic exercise of the CMC administrative privileges in Guangzhou.
●In October 2008, the State Council formally approved the establishment of the Guangzhou Nansha Port Area.
●In June 2010, the Guangdong provincial government formally approved the establishment of the Guangzhou Nansha comprehensive as a pilot demonstration area in the implementation of CEPA in Guangdong Province.
3 : Geographical Location of Nansha New District
Nansha New District located in the geographic geometric center of the Pearl River Delta.
4: Transportation of Nansha New District
Nansha District has formed a transportation system of highways and express ways, and integrated transport system supported by rail, metro, shipping.
5: Infrastructure in Nansha New District
Nansha New District has a perfect system of urban infrastructure, including water supply, electricity, gas, public transportation, fire protection, sewage disposal and other municipal infrastructure facilities.
6: Service Facilities in Nansha New District
Nansha District has complete service supporting facilities, catering, commercial and residential, entertainment, finance, brokerage and other services gathering, tourism and leisure facilities are available.
7: Positioning of Nansha New District
To create an international intelligence coastal city and Lingnan Water Village ecological city, Nansha New District will focus on strengthening four major functions:
● A new platform for comprehensive cooperation between Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao
● A new world-class hub of Pearl River Delta city group
● A new engine of scientific development in South China
● A base for the implementation of the new national marine strategy
8: Development Strategy Nansha New District
1. The initial stage. The basic completion of the administrative structure of the Nansha District setting, zoning adjustment, planning and policy system is established, the basic structure of the national district is formed.
2. The second stage. the broad framework of Nansha District, the overall pattern tends to improve economic development, urban construction, social living, environment and international level have made significant progress, the overall completion of the basic features are built.
3. The third stage. By fast development, a new national district, a modern coastal city and international intellectual capital of Lingnan Water Village ecological city will be basically completed.
9: Industrial Planning of Nansha New District
Nansha will focus on the development of high-end services, technology intelligence industry, port advanced manufacturing, tourism and leisure marine industry and the health industry, and other leading industry groups.
10: Regional Spatial Planning of Nansha New District
Nansha District will follow the concept of "scientific development, successful excel”, act as a pilot to deepen cooperation with Hong Kong and Macao, to build high-end industrial system, enhance the capability of independent innovation, and create high-quality living environment. Nansha hopes to achieve economic development, urban development, cultural development and upgrading of social construction , and become a the national New District based on the Nansha Pearl River Delta, service the mainland, connecting Hong Kong and Macao, Southeast Asia.
Nansha New District will plan the construction four city groups in central, northern, western and southern parts, forming compact spatial layout to create complex functional network, with the construction of the international coastal city with ecological, intellectual and recreational features.
11: Relationship between Nansha District, CEPA demonstration area and the start-up area
As an important carrier to strengthen the cooperation between Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao, Nansha District plans to select 60 square kilometers as a pilot implementation of comprehensive CEPA demonstration area in Nansha, and select 16 square kilometers area with better transportation infrastructure conditions as a pilot implementation of CEPA Nansha comprehensive demonstration area with the name –“the start-up area”.
12: Planning and Positioning of Qing Sheng start-up area
Qing Sheng start-up area defined as cooperation zone in education and training, innovative industries and high-end medical, which positioned around the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong railway, Qing-Sheng Station of Guangzhou Metro Line 4. This area is committed to creating education between Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao, innovation and high-end medical cooperation demonstration area.
13: Planning and Positioning of Wang Qu start-up area
Located in the Mountain, Hengli, and the Pearl River waterfront, Wang Qu Area start-up area defined as business services and financial innovation cooperation zone, and it is an important part planning the central area of the Pearl River mouth. The cooperation zone will give full play to Hong Kong and Macao in professional services, financial services, shipping and other elements of the advantages of high-end, combined with the huge market demand from the Pearl River Delta, acting as the high-end service platform for cooperation between Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao.
14: Planning and Positioning of Pearl River hub start-up area
Positioned as a hub for the Pearl River Delta，this start-up area will be special data administrative region for Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao in the field of strategic new industry cooperation. This is also the area around the intersection of important railway transportation hub and transfer points of the Pearl River, intended to become an international high-end integrated high-tech industrial park.
15: Cooperation between Nansha New District, Hong Kong and Macao
Nansha District is one of the first areas in Guangdong Province to carry out cooperation with Hong Kong and Macao. The cooperation has achieved good results in the science and research and development, industrial cooperation and build a quality living and other key areas of cooperation.
16: Technology Innovation and Service System in Nansha
Nansha District has been established Guangzhou Institute of Industrial Technology Research Institute, the Ministry of Education Guangzhou IAS, and many other research institutions, and a group of well-known universities and institutions have also been settled in Nansha for further cooperation. Over 3 million of all kinds of professionals gathered in this region.
17: Landscape of Nansha New District
Nansha District is rich in tourism resources, coastal tours, eco tours, and history tours, industrial tours, gourmet tours and other tourism resources, gathered here, which make Nansha a famous tourist attraction.