With top ten advantages of resources, geographical position, location, policy, industry, service, brand, land, financial power and fund-raising, Urumqi State High-tech Industrial Development Zone (Xinshi District) has all kinds of state-level and local policies of Generalized System of Preference available for those companies that settle down in the zone, with overall advantages of special location, brand, service, system, financial power, fund-raising and industrial supporting facilities and so on..
A Division of Development, Innovation, Opening, and Harmony
With the management system of " Based on joint construction of the Zone and the District, giving priority to the District, the Zone will be put under centralized management by Department of Science and Technology, with its key scientific and technological business being subordinate to Torch Center of Ministry of Science and Technology", the Zone carries out a unified leading and closed management for the economy and social affairs on behalf of Urumqi Municipal Party Committee and the municipal government, and exercises the power of economic management of municipal people's government.
Area: with a planning area of 326 square kilometers.
Location: Located in Urumqi, the capital, neighboring with Hetan Expressway in the east, connecting with Xinyi Road in the south, bordering with Taiyuan Road and Urumqi-Changji Expressway in the west, and reaching the northern margin of Urumqi in the north.
Communications: with the transportation facilities of international airport, railway, and highway, it will have prominent advantage of communications as the key construction project of high-speed railway and light rail.
Orientation: with national mission of supporting regional development, we focus on the construction of an innovative characteristic industrial zone with characteristic leading industries, build it into a bridgehead of economic, scientific and technical cooperation in Central Asia, a pioneering area of innovative drive and low-carbon development in Western China, and create a strategic base of high-tech industry facing to the markets in Central Asia, Western Asia, Southern Asia and Russia, so as to become a strategic engine of new-type industrialization in Xinjiang and a new urban area of science and technology in Urumqi.
According to Urumqi City Master Plan 2009-2020, Urumqi State High-tech Industrial Development Zone will take two sections as key construction projects:
The first section refers to an urban center with beautiful surroundings and modern facilities which is dominated by commerce and trade, business, and administrative office and highlighted by the headquarters' economy, merging dwelling, education, research, recreation and sports, and ecology into a single whole.
The second section refers to the first ideal new town perfectly integrating science and technology with business, and working with dwelling in Urumqi. Motivated by state-level strategic emerging industry, it advocates the concept of health and ecological habitation, with the most advanced idea on construction worldwide.
The First Section-Urban Center
Neighboring with Hetan Expressway in the east, connecting with Xinyi Road in the south, bordering with Taiyuan Road in the west, and reaching Hebei Road in the north, it covers an area of 19.65 square kilometers.
With an overall mode of space development of "Taking a Point as an Example for the Rest to Follow", the Zone has a plan on the structure of "One Core, Four Axes, and Seven Groups".
The Second Section-Northern Subdivision
Neighboring with Turpan-Urumqi-Dahuangshan Expressway (Hetan Expressway) in the east, connecting with North Hebei Road in the south, bordering with Urumqi-Changji Expressway and former planning Sanping New District (Wuyi Farm) in the west, and reaching the northern margin of Urumqi in the north, it covers an area of 214 square kilometers.
It will form an overall layout of "One Core, One Axle, Two Outlines and Four Areas".