Overview of Linyi

发展优势 Advantages for Development 区位交通便利 地处长三角经济圈与环渤海经济圈的结合点 临沂是山东半岛蓝色经济区的重要腹地,市区距岚山、日照、连云港三大港口均在100公里左右、距青岛港不足200公里,市域距港口最近处不足10公里,属于港口的强辐射区。临沂是全国交通运输主枢纽城市之一,京沪、日东、青兰、长深、临枣等高速公路贯穿市域,兖石、胶新铁路形成十字交叉;临沂机场已开通20多条国内外航线,形成了比较完善的海陆空立体交通体系。

Radiating to all direction nationwide and worldwide. Linyi is situated at the junction point between the Yangtze River Delta and the Bohai Bay Economic Rim. It is a key hinterland of Shandong Peninsula Blue Economic Zone. Linyi belongs to strong radiation zone of ports. It is approximately 100 km from the three large seaports: Lanshan, Rizhao and Lianyungang, and less than 200 km from Qingdao seaport. The neatest place to a seaport is less than 10 km. Linyi is one of the national transportation hub city. Jing-Hu, Ri-Dong, Qing-Lan, Chang-Shen, Lin-Zao and other expressways crisscross in Linyi. Yan-Shi and Jiao-Xin railways form a cross in Linyi. Linyi Airport has some 20 domestic and international air routes. A complete three-dimensional transportation system of land, sea and air has been established.

商贸物流发达 素有“南有义乌、北有临沂”之称 市区有专业批发市场101处,已形成全国最大的市场集群;临沂商城被确定为国际贸易综合改革试点,内陆“无水港”临沂港已投入运营,有75个市场、68家外商机构、801家外贸企业开展了国际贸易业务。拥有各类物流企业近1800家、公路配载线路2000多条,已开通至广州、乌鲁木齐铁路快速货物班列,运费减负45%以上,物流网络覆盖全国所有县级以上城市,通达全国所有港口和口岸,物流成本比全国平均低20%-30%,是中国市场名城和物流之都。

Developed commerce and trade and logistics. It is known as “south Yiwu, north Linyi”. There are in Linyi City proper 101 wholesale markets. The largest wholesale market cluster in China has been formulated in Linyi. It has been determined a pilot unit for international trade integrated reform of wholesale trading city. “Dry port” linyi port has been put into operation. 75 wholesale markets, 68 foreign-invested organs and 801 foreign trade companies deal in international trade. There are more than 1800 logistics companies and more than 2,000 highway transportation routes,has been opened to guangzhou, urumqi railway fast freight trains, freight burden by more than 45%, Logistics network covers all cities above county level in China, and access all of the country's ports. Its cost of logistics is 20%-30% lower than the average of China. It is top wholesale trading city of China and capital of logistics of China.

发展优势 Advantages for Development 产业门类健全 临沂现代产业体系逐步完善 形成了农副产品及食品加工、机械、木业、化工、冶金、医药、建材、纺织服装、商贸物流、城市综合体10大传统优势产业,并精心培育了新能源、节能环保、信息技术、新材料、交通装备、现代服务业6大新兴产业,培植了20多个特色产业集群,其中电动自行车产量占全省40%以上,化肥产能占全国30%以上。

Strong industrial foundation. Linyi has a complete modern industrial system. Ten major conventional industries, namely: farm produce and food processing, machine building, wood processing, chemical, metallurgy, pharmaceutical, building materials, textiles and garment, wholesale trading and logistics and HOPSCA have been formulated. It focuses on the building of six major emerging industries, namely: new energy, energy saving and environmental protection, IT, new materials, transportation equipment and modern service industry. It has cultivated more than 20 characteristic industrial clusters. Electric bicycle production accounts for over 40% of the province, and fertilizer production capacity accounts for more than 30% of the country.

人力资源丰富 高等教育和职业教育优质资源丰富 现有劳动力600万人,富余劳动力约150万人,拥有一所综合性大学,各类高职、中职院校54所,普通高校在校生6万人,职业技术学院在校生9.6万人,每年各类长短期培训万余人,可为投资者提供充足的人才保障。在《中国城市竞争力报告》中,临沂市民幸福指数列第二位;在中央电视台《2012-2013经济生活大调查》中,临沂跻身居民幸福感最强的十大地级城市。

Abundant human resources. Have a wealth of higher education and vocational education resources.There are 6 million labour forces, and approximately 1.5 million surplus laborers, one comprehensive university, 54 higher and intermediate vocational colleges and schools, 60000 students of colleges and universities, 96000 students of Vocational and Technical College, and train tens of thousands of people every year. In “China’s Urban Competitiveness Report”, Linyi public happiness index lists the second place, and in CCTV “2012-2013 economic life survey”, Linyi advances into one of the ten prefecture level city with the strongest happiness of Linyi people.