Jiangbei district - one of the key districts of Chongqing city - is located near the Yangtze River and Jialing River, and also near other districts such as Banan, Yuzhong and Yubei. Its highest altitude is 679m and the lowest 152m. It covers an area of 220.77 square kilometers and has a population of 561,000.
Jiangbei district is involved in projects of various enterprises, including AOTES, Alibaba and Taiwan Blue Sky, and foreign capital investment reached 1.16 billion dollars in 2013- the highest amount in the nine districts of Chongqing and an increase of 34.3% compared to last year. The total export and import volume of the year reached 2.43 billion dollars, a year on year growth of 61.6%. The total export volume generated 1.64 billion dollars, a year on year growth of 65.0%, and service outsourcing generated 49.78 million dollars, an increase of 580%. Jiangbei district is involved in 1505 projects generating RMB41.56 billion yuan, an increase of 105.2% compared to last year.
In 2011, Jiangbei district enjoyed rapid growth in fixed-asset investment, with total investment in social fixed assets reaching RMB36.87 billion yuan, ranking the third of the nine districts in the city in total investment volume, with a year on year increase of 20%. The investment in construction and reformation reached 11.75 billion yuan, an increase of 18.3% compared to 2010; investment in real estate development reached 25.12 billion yuan, an increase of 20.8%; investment in industry reached 5.29 billion yuan, an increase of 42.2%. Industry investment capital accounted for 14.35% of the whole district investment. Gangcheng industry park and Yufu industry park received investment of RMB1.28 billion yuan and RMB3.64 billion yuan respectively, 93.01% of the district’s total industry investment.
Jiangbei district’s real estate investment capital reached 25.12 billion yuan in 2011, an increase of 20.82% compared to 2010.
Chongqing lies at the convergence of the Yangtze and Jialing rivers.