China-Germany (Shenyang) Equipment Manufacturing Industrial Park
The State Council issued the “Approval on the Construction Program of China-Germany (Shenyang) High-End Equipment Manufacturing Industrial Park” (State Letter  No. 218 on December 17th, 2015. The China-Germany Industrial Park (CGIP) became the first strategic platform approved by the State Council with the theme of Sino-German cooperation in the high-end equipment manufacturing industry in China.
I. OVERALL INTRODUCTION
In accordance with the requirements of the State Council approval, the Industrial Park has a planning area of 48 square kilometers, and the core area is about 20 square kilometers. After more than 6 years of construction and development, the total economic volume of CGIP has grown by leaps and bounds. It has successively won the honorary titles of Sino-German Enterprise Cooperation Base, Sino-German Intelligent Manufacturing Cooperation Pilot Demonstration Park, Green Industrial Park, National International Science and Technology Cooperation Base, Industrial Transformation and Upgrading Demonstration Park, National Offshore Innovation and Entrepreneurship Base for Overseas Talents, National Model Labor Relations Harmonious Industrial Park, etc.
II. ECONOMIC INDICATORS
In 2021, the Sino-German Industrial Park was expected to complete the total industrial output value above the scale of 92 billion yuan with an increase of 8.5%, achieve the full-caliber tax revenue of 12 billion yuan with an increase of 17.4%, and complete the fixed asset investment of 13.5 billion yuan with an increase of 11.1%.
At the national level, a “through train” system has been established by the National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, etc. to solve the development and construction problems of the park on time. At the provincial and municipal levels, the governor of the People’s Government of Liaoning Province and the mayor of Shenyang Municipal People’s Government are respectively the leaders of the leading groups for the promotion of the park to promote the park construction jointly. In 2019, Shenyang City co-located the CGIP with the Shenyang Economic and Technological Development Area (SEDA).
III. FOREIGN-FUNDED ENTERPRISES
The park has introduced 127 foreign-funded enterprises, such as ZF and Mubea, with 35% of foreign-funded enterprises, 46 of which are German-funded. More than 400 high-quality projects such as the third plant of BMW Brilliance’s Automotive and Northern Biomedical Valley have been introduced, with a total investment of about 150 billion yuan.
IV. OFFSHORE CENTER
CGIP has built offshore innovation centers in Heidelberg Germany, Stockholm Sweden, Tokyo Japan, etc. The German offshore innovation center was awarded as the national offshore innovation and entrepreneurship base for overseas talents by the Chinese Association for Science and Technology. Over the past few years, CGIP has established good contacts with more than 300 German enterprises and enterprises based in other European countries. The park has carried out 128 economic and trade exchange activities, such as “Tiexi Day for German Enterprises” and “Shenyang Tour for German Enterprises.” More than 400 foreign guests were invited to CGIP.
V. SUPPORTING SERVICES
The park strives to build a foreign investment service system, create an international business environment and construct a one-stop enterprise service platform. We have built one Sino-German College, one cross-enterprise training center, and many enterprise training centers to provide more talents for the enterprises. A total of 44 roads with a total length of 74.83 kilometers have been built, and the “four-horizontal and eight-vertical” expressway network has been fully formed. Greening area of 3,684,000 square meters and 31.1 kilometers of ecological river treatment of the Hun River and the Xi River have been added and upgraded, and 380,000 square meters of the China-Germany Park have opened its doors to the guests. The Rothenburg German-style street in the Vanke Sino-German International Town has been launched. Hübschmann Zhan-German School Shenyang allows German children to enjoy the same education as Germany here. The completed Jishuitan International Hospital is connected to the German health insurance system to meet the medical needs of expat employees.