Chongqing Economic & Technical Development Zone was established with the approval of the State Council in 1993, which is divided to a northern part and southern part, being an earliest national economic&technical development zone in West China. So far 11 Fortune 500 have been present within the Zone, including Ford Motor, Metro, Ericsson and Honda, there have been 46 projects with an investment of above USD 10 million being set up within the Zone. All economic indicators of the Zone have been growing significantly over the past decates, having attracted lots of foreign investors, thanks to its superior investment environment and quality services.
The Zone has formed its 6 pillar industries in 12 years, which are electronic information, biomedicine, auto & motorcycle, fine chemicals & new materials, green natural food and garment. Chongqing Economic & Technical Development Zone seizes the opportunities brought by the China's GoWest Strategy and the construction of Chongqing's New North Zone, endeavouring to develop its new industries backed up by new investment and build it into a demonstrative zone in West China for its good investment environment and high technologies, as well as a core source of growth for metropolitan economy and a scene of a metropolitan city, where the people will be the first to achieve a well-off life in Chongqing or even in West China.