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Modern industrial clusters


Over the next five years, Dalian will take good advantage of its industrial bases and abundant resources. It's main focus will be developing industrial clusters and promoting countryside urbanization overall, promoting the adjustment of economic structures, and upgrading leading industries for the development of economic industrial chains.

I. Key Industrial Clusters (Output value 50-100billion RMB)

1. Dagu Mountain Petrochemical Industrial Clusters

General information: In Dagu Mountain Petrochemical Industrial Park, there are several large petrochemical projects, such as West Pacific Petrochemical and Yisheng Petrochemical,which own a complete industrial chain of petrochemical facilities from oil refining to PX to PET. In 2008, 38 petrochemical enterprises in this park achieved an output value of 44.3 billion RMB.

Development Objective: With West Pacific Petrochemical as its leading enterprise, and with PTA and methyl alcohol as its principal parts, the park is focusing on the development of the intensive processing of crude oil, and polymer chemical industries of basic chemical materials and synthetic resin. By the end of the Twelfth Five-Year-Plan, the output value of 100 billion RMB will be reached.

2. Software Industry in High Tech Development Zone and Service Outsourcing Industrial Clusters

Modern industrial clusters
Dalian Software Park

Basic Information: Currently, a group of well-known enterprises both at home and abroad, such as HP, GENPACT, IBM, DELL, CISCO, ORACLE, NEUSOFT, HUAXIN, and HISOFT, are investing in Dalian.Between 2002 and 2008, sales revenues of the software industry continuously increased, up about 40% on average.

Development Objective: the Development Zone focuses on system integration and quickening the development of embedded software, internetwork, and high-end software. By the end of the Twelfth Five Year Plan, the sales revenue of software and service outsourcing will surpass 100 billion RMB, forming the biggest, most mature and most competitive software clusters in the whole country, ranking at first place in China

3. Huayuankou Industrial Clusters for New Materials

Background: More than 14 new projects for new materials in the zone have been launched, including new materials for aerospace, carbon fiber, special gas, nanometer, photovoltaic battery, and engineering plastics of high performance. In 2008, it was listed as the Core Zone and Industrial Base for new materials by the State.

Development Objective: By the end of the Twelfth Five Year Plan, the cluster will have an annual output of 100 billion RMB.

4. Automobile Industry Clusters in Development Zone and Bonded Area

Background: There are more than 80 automobile enterprises and automotive parts businesses, of which 43 are of large scale. By 2008, the output value exceeded 10 billion RMB. In the Bonded Area, enterprises such as Chery Automobiles, SG Automotive and electric vehicles have signed contracts.

Development Objective: The cluster will concentrate on automobile parts businesses with high added value, centering on the vehicle projects. By the end of the Twelfth Five Year Plan, the vehicles industry in the Development Zone and Bonded Area will have an annual output of 100 billion RMB, becoming an important production base for the vehicles, new energy automobiles and automobile parts.

5. Electronic Information Industrial Clusters in the Development Zone

General Information: 86 manufacturers for electronic information are of large scale, covering electronic parts and components, peripheral devices of computers and their consumable items, communications, and industrial electronics. By 2008, the output value amounted to 31 billion RMB.

Development objective: Centered on INTEL and focused on developing electronic information, integrated circuits and their supporting industries, the cluster will form a first-rate industrial base for assembly in the international market, integrating talent cultivation, design and development, production and processing, packing and testing, logistic distribution and delivery. By the end of the Twelfth Five Year Plan, it will produce an annual output of over 80 billion RMB.