Located in southwest inland China and the upper reaches of Yangtze River, Chongqing covers an area of 824,000 square kilometre, comprising 38 districts and counties. It has a population of 33.92 million registered people and 30.75 million permanent residents with an urbanization rate of 62.6%. It has a hilly terrain made up of mostly mountains (taking up 76%) hence it is dubbed as “Mountain City”. As an old industry base, Chongqing’s rapid economic structural transformation led to major positive reforms. It is now home to the world’s largest electronic information industry cluster and the largest domestic automobile industry cluster.
Besides that, it is accelerating its construction as the most opened city in Inland China with a complete open-up channel supported by Yangtze River Golden Waterway and Chongqing-Xinjiang-Europe International Railway. Chongqing is also the operation centre of the third China-Singapore Government-to-Government cooperation project, named as the Chongqing Connectivity Initiative, which is also a major part of the bigger Belt and Road Initiative. In addition, Chongqing has started the construction of the Pilot Free Trade Zone. It is evident that Chongqing is making tremendous efforts to play the roles of the inland international logistics centre and a port trailblazer.
About Xiantao International Big Data Valley
Built with the approval of the Chongqing Municipal People's Government, Xiantao International Big Data Valley is located in Yubei District. Surrounded by water on three sides, it enjoys a favourable location and easy access to transportation facilities. Xiantao International Big Data Valley focuses on developing the big data industry and fostering new industries, new forms, new techniques, new ideas, and new patterns to create a data-driven innovative ecosphere. It is also home to a software and information service industrial base and an Integrated circuit (IC) design industrial park. Numerous tech giants such as Huawei, Microsoft, ThunderSoft, Haoyun Technologies have offices here, along with many IC design companies and high-end IC research institute.