CHENGDU, China, March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- At the beginning of 2017, Longquanyi District launched its new official platform "Amazing Longquanyi, Sichuan" on the globally famous social network Facebook. Located in the east of Chengdu City and at the "bridgehead" strategic position of Chengdu's core growth pole in the Chengdu-Chongqing economic zone, Longquanyi District enjoys obvious transportation advantages and huge economic growth potential. Driven by the automobile and modern service industries within the area, Longquanyi, with its national economic development zone, has become one of the powerful engines for economic growth in western China.
Longquanyi: A Dreamland and Engine in the West
Longquanyi District is a sub-center of Chengdu, the main area for Chengdu's eastward development approved by the State Council, and the area where Chengdu (national-level) economic and technological development zone is located. With luxuriantly green Longquan Mountain in the back and Longquan water in the surroundings, Longquanyi District has become a model of modern ecological cities suitable for commerce, working, and residence.
In March, every year, the peach blossoms of twilight color display a picturesque scene, attracting tourists from all over the world. On March 10, 2017, the opening ceremony of the 31st International Peach Flower Festival will be held in Longquanyi, Chengdu. This place full of gorgeous trees and flowers is known as a modern "dreamland" where tourists are often intoxicated by its beauty. In addition to the large-scale artistic performance for the opening ceremony at "Weiran Sea of Flowers", other grand trade activities and cultural events will be held during the 31st International Peach Flower Festival to allow tourists to experience the splendidness and vitality of Longquanyi.
As one of the ten municipal districts under the jurisdiction of Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province, Longquanyi is not just a charming "dreamland" but also one of the most economically dynamic areas in Chengdu City, and its economic aggregate has consecutively led county economies within the whole province: the first member of Sichuan 100-Billion County Economy Club, and the number one among the " Top 10 Counties" in Sichuan in terms of comprehensive economic strength. The gross economy of its technological development zones ranks 13th among 219 national economic and technological development zones.
At the same time, with the aggregation of 11 complete vehicle enterprises (such as FAW Volkswagen, Zhongjia Volvo, Dongfeng Peugeot Citroen Automobile Company Ltd), more than 300 projects of key components (such as engines of FAW Volkswagen and chassis of Bosch) and a batch of high-end industrial projects (such as KH AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES and Chengdu China-France International Automobile Expo City), the vehicle productivity of Longquanyi has been released. In 2016, vehicle dominated industries stabilized the foundation of Longquanyi and realized outstanding performances, such as a capacity of 1.40 million vehicles, an output of 1.116 million vehicles, total industrial output value of 151.96 billion yuan, and breakthrough of "10 billion in the whole industrial chain, 10 billion in automobile industry, and 10 billion in complete vehicle industry." When escorting the automobile industry in Longquanyi into the second rank within the whole nation, vehicle dominated industries have also been adding momentum to regional economic development in western China.
Opening a Window to the World, Presenting the Splendid Story of Vigorous Longquanyi
In the "Network Politics 2.0 Era", making good use of information technology to serve the people is of paramount importance in Chinese urban development. Since 2011, Longquanyi District has been striding forward with a self-motivated mindset on China's path of new media development patterns and deepened construction of a large-scale new media matrix.
- In 2011, Longquanyi District took the initiative in the city to create official government affairs micro-blog "Tianfu Longquanyi", this is the first live broadcast platform for government affairs micro-blog at district level, in which the development of "mass entrepreneurship and innovation" work will be broadcasted on the internet.
- In 2015, the official WeChat account "Witness Longquanyi" was ran on the internet. It focuses and reflects at all angles the achievements of Longquanyi District in the development of auto industry and the new look of its urban development.
- In 2016, Longquanyi District launched its official APP "Longquanyi Today", in which current affairs and hot news about this district are fully disclosed and most citizens could be given access to real-time authoritative political information about Longquanyi district.
"Amazing Longquanyi, Sichuan" was launched by Longquanyi District on Facebook, to tell its story and spread the voice of its people to overseas readers, so that a reciprocal and cohesive bond could be built between Longquanyi District and people at home and abroad.
At 8:00 PM New York time on February 13, the first article was published on "Amazing Longquanyi, Sichuan". The article, which introduced the location of Longquanyi, local economic development led by the automobile industry and its abundant cultural resources, ended with a sincere invitation. For more about Longquanyi, please follow our Facebook account "Amazing Longquanyi, Sichuan".
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SOURCE Sichuan Longquanyi District