The 350-hectare area, approved by the State Council in August 1986, it specializes in beverage industry, general
equipment manufacturing industry and electrical and mechanical apparatus manufacturing industries, and others.
Situated in the southwest part of Minhang and in the upper Huangpu River, the zone is in a convenient traffic location. It is 15 kilometers away from the Guangang International Cargo Port, 27 kilometers from Hongqiao International Airport and 30 kilometer from the city proper. The nearby Metro No.5 makes it even quicker to the downtown area.
In 2006, the zone’s GOVI and the sales revenue achieved 35.102 billion yuan and 35.432 billion yuan respectively, with a profit of 3.367 billion yuan.
Currently, lots of international giants have invested in this area, such as Shanghai Mitsubishi Elevator, Coca-Cola,
Fuji Xerox, Johnson & Johnson and Pepsi-Cola, and others.