Ⅱ.Superior Investment Environment
⑴ Geographical positon
Haikou Integrated Free Trade Zone lies in Hainan Old City Economic Development Zone in the northwestern part of Hainan Province,taking an area of 1.93sp.km,close to Macun Harbour-the national Harbourof Class I,15 kilometers from Haikou South Station of Guangdong-Hainan Railway(freight group organizing station,logistics distributing center of Haikou railway),30 km from Haikou midtown,35 km from Haikou Meilan
International Airport,3.5 km from the West Line of Surrounding-the-island expressway,10 kilometers from the highway circling Haikou City.
The plot area of Hainan Old City Economic Development Zone is 56.72 sp.km.,of which 20 sp.km.has already been developed and constructed.The Development Zone is perfect in infrastructure,it has already invested more than 2 billion yuan totally.The Auxiliary facilities such as commercial trade and dusiness,bank,culture,education,amusing,medical treatment,hotel,etc.are complete in the district.It is the only one of“China 50 Zones with Sincere Safety of Investment Environment”in hainan Province,appraised as “one of the 20 better development zones with the most investment value in China”.It is also the first demonstration area
“improving the financial service and optimizing the investment environment”of Hainan Province too.
The peripheral key elements of Haikou Integrated Free Trade Zone
meet the function requirement in such aspects as sea transport,railway transportation,highway transportation and air transportation of enterprises in the district;the geographical advantage is very obvious.
Haikou Integrated Free Trade Zone borders on the Macun Harbour of Haikou in the north.this Harbour is one of the 25 coastal pivot Harbours of the whole country,appointed by the Communications Ministry,It is Class 1 of the national Harbour opening to the outside world. It is the only deepwater wharf with the large-scale steamer of Hainan Province in the north for the depth of water and geology bearing the weight of strength.There are 6 available quays with the deepest berth up to 100,000 tons,and the annual throughput is of 8 million tons.
For integrating the Harbour resources of Hainan in the north,Hainan Provincial Government has determined to integrate Haikou Harbour, Haikou New Harbour, Macun Harbour into a combination of 3 Harbours of Hainan in the north. Hainan Harbour Boat Holding Co.,Ltd.unifies the management and operation.According to“Haikou Harbour Master Plan”and “Haikou Harbour Overall Arrangement Plan”,Macun centeral area of Haikou Harbour Will be built into a comprehensive centeral harbor of Haikou Harbour,and developed into a modernized comprehensive harbor advanced in equipment,perfect in functions,civilized in environmental protection with the energy,container,miscellaneous bulk cargo and dangerous cargo transportation as main in the future. According to planning,the investment in Macun Harbour will be 910 million yuan to extend the Harbour.It is to build 5 miscellaneous berths of 20,000 tonnage in the first stage of engineering construction,with the designed annual throughput of 2.65 million tons;4 miscellaneous berths of 50,000 tonnage in the second stage of engineering construction with the designed annual throughput of 2.5 million tons.the first stage of extension project has already been started building in December of 2007. Macun Harbour Will be
built up into a large harbour of 50 berths of 20,000-100,000 tonnage finally with the annual hangding capacity exceeding a hundred million tons.
The Guangdong-Hainan Railway is the lst railway which span the strait of our country.The railway is connected with the railway from Zhanjiang to Hai’an within the territory of Guangdong Province,acrossing Qiongzhou Strait ferry and linking the west ring railway from Haikou to Chahe within the territory of Hainan Province;The total length is 345 kilometers.It connects the national railway network in the north running through Hainan in the west,forming a line of the north the west,the south of Hainan.
Haikou Integrated Free Trade Zone is 2.8 km from the Haikou North Station of Guangdong-Hainan Railway,15 kilometers from the south station of the railway(freight group organizing station,logistics distributing center of Haikou railway).The railway transportation is very convenient.
Haikou Integrated Free Trade Zone is 15 kilometers from the starting
point of another railway-the east ring railway of Hainan.The east ring railway of Hainan starts from Haikou in the north ,reaching Sanya in the south passing through the east coast of Hainan Province,passing through 6 cities and counties,the total length is 308 kilometers with gross investment of 20,200 million yuan. After the project is built up,it will construct the railway ring netwotk of Hainan Island with the west ring railway together.It can connect the national railway network through Guangdong-Hainan Railway recently,along with getting through the fixed sea passway of Qiongzhou Strait at a specified future date,it will incorporate into the network of national railway.The East Ring Railway
links up the West Line of Hainan,forming a rounding-the-island railway
network.This project has already been started building in September of 2007,and be built up and operated in 2010.After building,it will take only 90 minutes for the through train from Haikou to Sanya.
Haikou Integrated Free Trade Zone is 35 kilometers from Haikou Meilan Airport-the eighth largest air port of the country. Haikou Meilan Airport
built up according to the 4E grade standard of the International Civil Aviation Organization,has already opened 109 domestic and international
lines at present,and carried on flights to 13 foreign cities and 94 domestic cities such as Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Osaka, Seoul, Pusan, Hong Kong and Macao.
The peripheral highways of Haikou Integrated Free Trade Zone extend in all directions.The West Surrounding-the-Island Expressway of Hainan, the west prolonged line of Haikou Nanhai Ave.,the west prolonged line of Haikou West Coastal View Ave.and Haikou Circling City Expressway cross in the Old City Economic Development Zone.
经过多年的发展，海口市国民经济实现了持续、快速、健康发展。海口市先后荣获“中国优秀旅游城市” 、“全国卫生城市” 、“全国园林绿化先进城市”等一系列荣誉称号，并获“中国人居环境奖” ，被世界卫生组织和国家卫生部确定为全国唯一世界健康城市试点。未来海口城市建设的目标是：努力建成环北部湾的中心经济城市，华南地区的花园城市，国内外理想的第二居住地，国内外旅游的重要目的地，世界著名的热带风光滨海特色绿色国际性城市。
⑶ Take Haikou—the Provincial Capital as the Base
Haikou City is the provincial capital of Hainan Province of the largest special economic zone of China,taking the lead in setting up basic frame of socialist market economy system in the whole country,and taking the lead in implementing the national treatment of foreign-investment enterprises,first setting up social security system in an all-round way,and now is realizing a southern strand city of China in the integration with international practice in an all-round way.
Through the development for many years,the national economy of Haikou has realized growing at sustained,fast in sound manner.Haikou city has successively won a series of honorary titles such as“Outstanding Tourist City Of China”,“National Hygienic City”,“Advanced City of National Afforestation”,and obtained “China’s Living Environment Award”,is confirmed as the national only world healthy urban pilot project by World Health Organization and Chinese Health Ministry.The goal of the urban construction of Haikou in the future is to make great efforts to build up into the central economic city of ring Beibu Gulf,the garden city of South China,domestic and international second ideal residence,the important destination of the touriests both at home and abroad,the world-famous green international city with strand characteristic of tropical scene.
Haikou Integrated Free Trade Zone adjoins Haikou city-the provincial capital in the east. The infrastructure and the related functions of the city can meet investors’demands of various fields. It is the strong urban support of Haikou Integrated Free Trade Zone.