Xinji City, 65 km east away from Shijiazhuang, is at the center of the plain of north of China with the total area of 960 square kilometers. It has the population of 620000, 7 rural areas and 8 towns, 341 villages. It was famous for its bazaar trade and fur and leather at ancient times with the name of the first market of Hebei?. The total production value of industry and agriculture was 11000000000 RMB in 2001. The average income of town people was 5763 yuan and farmer 3365 yuan. The synthesis economy was listed in the top ten county (city) of Hebei?
Leather industry, The leather products made in Xinji city can be dated from Ming dynasty and got its prosperity in Qing daynasty. It is known in the history by the parlance--the Xinji leather products the best in the world. Since reformation, Xinji leather industry has been getting more and more development and is the biggest support industry now. There are 1,073 leather enterprises in the city and more than 50,000 workers are working with the related service. The annual production is 25,000,000 pieces of leather, 3,500,000 suits of clothes and 12700000 leather products. In 2001, the production value was 5,000,000,000 yuan, the revenue was 83,060,000 and got USD117,000,000 by export. By ten more years'development, a production process of making leather, clothes and other products has been formed completely and one leather trade area and three production zones are the main locations. There are 36 marks are permitted to put the symbol of real corium on the product, two of which, Ximan and Shulan, got the name of The Top 10 Leather Clothes for two times. Fifteen enterprises have gotten ISO 9000 series attestation. The leather shopping center, founded from 1992, took up 1,200 acres and has been invested 1,100,000,000 yuanwith the building area of 1,100,000 square meters and 1,000 more enterprises and annual trade value of 2,700,000,000. It was name the national model town industry area authorized by State Agriculture Bureau, one of ten special markets in Hebei authorized by Hebei province. In 2001, It is awarded the hometown of leather by national light industrial union.
Chemical Industry, It is of the biggest induatries of Xinji City. There are 200 enterprises and 20,000 more workers. The main products are abio-hydrochloric, rubber, chemical fertilizers, pesticides, medicines, petrol-chemistry, plastics and fine chemistry. The biggest enterprises are Hebei Xinji Beiyan Group, Hebei Shuangji Chemical Corporation, Ltd. And Third Xinji Chemial Factory.Mechanical Industry There are 100 mechanical enterprises in Xinji and 10,000 more workers. The main products are cooking machine, former used tricycles, mobile fittings and milling balls. In 1996 the machine fittings market was founded with the total area of 230,000 squre meters and the total investment of 100,000,000yuan.
Fireworks Industry, It is the special business here with 400 more years? history. It is famous from Qing Dynasty. There are five fireworks enterprises with more than 300 types of production such as spitting-out-bead type, blastoff type, spinning type and toy type. The annual production is 500,000 boxes, of which 60,000 are exported.
Xinji has good farm conditions. There are 1,060,000 acres of lowlands and it is approximately realized to plug, seed and harvest by machine for main crops. It is the national excellent cotton base, pear抯 hometown. In 2001, the agricultural production was 2,340,000,000 yuan.
Plant Industry The main crops are wheat, corn, millet, cotton, peanut, bean and so on. In 2001, the plant production value was RMB?1,050,000,000. The crops seeding area arrived 1,300,000 acres and 550,000 tons. The vegetable seeding area reached to 1,360,000 tons.
Forest and Fruit Industry, Man-made woods are main forest industry and there are 10,000,000 trunks. Woods covering area ratio is 14% and the fruit planting area is 290,000 acres. In 2001, the production of fruits was 200,000 tons, of which the most are pears. Xinji has 1,300 years? history of planting pear trees and is the main production area of Tianjin Pears and Hebei Pears. Tianhua Pear was awarded the famous trademark on the Agricultural Expo of China 1997. Now by engrafting, more than 80,000 acres of Golden Pear, Crystalline Pear, Emerald Pear have been developed.
Stock Raising Industry, Egging hens are Xinji outstanding advantage with annual amount of livestock of 23,000,000 hens and 120,000 tons. The eggs and livestock market founded in 1999 is the main national Foods Engineering wholesale market with the annual trade of RMB?300,000,000. By the supporting of Shijiazhuang Sanlu Group 5 milk cow areas have be founded with 3,000 head of milk cow. In 2001, the stock raising production value was 940,000,000 yuan.
Xinji has convenient traffic and communication. Shi-De Railway, 307 National Way and Shi-Huang Highway go east through west; Bao-Xin Highway goes south through north. The programmed telephone amounts to 100,000 which can communicate all over the country as well the world.
Xinji's city construction is fast. Since 2001 more than 200,000,000 yuan have been invested to develop the city infrastructure. The streets have been widened and the green ground area has been increased by 15,000 square meters. The new sewage factory, invested by 140,000,000 yuan, will be used soon. Luchen Industrial Area, taking up 11.8 square kilometers, is under construction. Air quality is improved by the handling of pollution. It is awarded the Model City of Environment Conservation by the province government.
Xinji city develops science, technology and education strictly. There are 120 more institutions and nearly 10,000 technicians. It is the model of science and technology of Hebei Province. There are 400 schools, of which four are middle professional institutes, 56 are middle schools and 340 primary schools. Xinji Middle School is the national center middle school and First Xinji Middle School is the provincial center middle school. Ninety percent of their students can enter the universities for further education.
Xinji has flourish and active cultural living. Gong Mu, Fang Ji, Zhao Wangyun, the famous ancient culture experts were from Xinji. The local Farmer Handwriting and popular drawing, being paid more attention by domestic as well as by overseas, are exported to America and Japan, etc. In 1988, it is named as the Hometown of Modern Chinese Popular Drawing.
Xinji people warmly welcome the guests everywhere to invest here and to develop here to have a prosperous future.
The telephone list of all kinds of departments in Xinji City
The Office of The Municipal Committee
The National Religious Bureau
The Municipal Cooperative Association
The Office of the Municipal People’ Congress
The Police Bureau
The Industrial Area of Lucheng
The Office of the Municipal People’ Political Consultative Conference
The Judicial Bureau
The Office of Oil Distribution
The Confidential Bureau
The Civilian Bureau
The People’s Bank of China
The Committee of disciplinary inspection
The Financial Bureau
The Industrial and Commercial Bank
The Organization Department
The Labor Personnel Bureau
The Agricultural Bank
The Publicity Department
The Land Office
The Construction of Bank
The Agricultural Worker Department
The Construction Bureau
The Central Bureau
The Overall Stratagem Department
The Traffic Bureau
The Agricultural Development of Bank
The Bureau of Complaint Letter and Visit
The Agricultural Bureau
The Credit Cooperative Association
The Old Cadre of Bureau
The Water Affair Bureau
The Property Insurance Agency
The Workers Committee of the Municipal Department
The Cultural and Physical Bureau
The Life Insurance Agency
The Workers Union
The Health Bureau
The State Tax Bureau
The Female Association
The Family Planning Bureau
The Local Tax Bureau
The Municipal League Committee
The Audit Bureau
The Power Supply Bureau
The Party School
The Environmental Protection Bureau
The Industrial and Commercial Bureau
The Office of Party Annals
The Statistical Bureau
The Telecommunication Bureau
The Newspaper Office
The Prices Bureau
The Mail Bureau
The Industrial and Commercial Association
The Foodstuff Bureau
The Mobile Company
The Cultural Association
The Archives Association
The Technical Supervision Bureau
The Scientific Association
The Broadcast Television Bureau
The Arm Department
The Office of Government
The Forestry Bureau
The Tobacco Bureau
The Development Planning Bureau
The Livestock Bureau
The Weather Bureau
The Economic Bureau
The Russia-stationed Office
The Petroleum Company
The Education Bureau
The Farm Equipment Bureau
The Medical Supervision Bureau
The Scientific and Technical Bureau
The Commercial Trade Bureau