Qianfeng District is veritably like a youth born in the 2010s.
Qianfeng District was established in February 2013 with approval from the State Council and the People's Government of Sichuan Province. It is the youngest county-level district in Guang'an City.
Qianfeng District is situated on the east bank of the Qujiang River at the west foot of the Huaying Mountain in the east of Guang'an City, covering an area of 505.6 square kilometers. Qianfeng District has four business cards—Hometown of the Shuangzhu Lianxiang Art, Beautiful Park City, Western Light Industry City, and Wellness and Tourism Resort, and two national strategic platforms—National Economic and Technological Development Zone and Sichuan-Chongqing Cooperation Demonstration City. It is a national civilized city, a national sanitary city, a national pilot textile industry transfer industrial park, one of the top 10 Chinese textile and garment industrial parks, and the only provincial poverty-alleviating light textile professional export base in Sichuan Province.
A Time-honored History and Culture. Qianfeng District has a recorded history of over 3,000 years. The ancient Cong people were the first to thrive here, creating the well-established Bapu culture and Dangqu culture. It is one of the birthplaces of Hongyan culture created by the Huaying Mountain guerrillas and the cradle of Shuangzhu Lianxiang, a folk art of Sichuan Province. Daliang City in Qianfeng District enjoys a reputation comparable to that of Diaoyu City in Hechuan. In the Song Dynasty, it served as a military fortress from which the Song troops launched an offensive against the Mongolian army marching to the south along the upper reaches of the Yangtze River. Its rich history and vibrant culture have nurtured a big number of people with lofty ideals such as Wang Dewan, a worthy minister of the Ming Dynasty, and Yang Yushu, a revolutionary martyr.
A Superior Traffic Location. Qianfeng District connects the three major Chinese cities of Chongqing, Chengdu and Xi'an. The Zhenba-Guang'an Expressway is incorporated into the national expressway network plan. The Guang'an Transit Expressway, Guang'an-Qianfeng Avenue and Gangqian Avenue run through Qianfeng District. Guang'an Station of the Xiangyang-Chongqing Railway in Qianfeng District is an important node on the Chongqing-Xinjiang-Europe Railway. Guang'an Port, which has a throughput of one million TEUs, can access Chongqing and Shanghai non-stop.
A Richly Endowed Place. Richly endowed Qianfeng District is home to over 1,400 kinds of biological resources, an ascertained coal reserve of 185 million tons, a limestone reserve of 4.5 billion tons, and a strontium-rich mineral water reserve of 2.273 million cubic meters. 42.4% of Qianfeng District is covered with forest. Guang'an Thermal Power Plant has a total installed capacity of 2.4 million kilowatts and an annual power generation of 21 billion kilowatt hours. Guang'an green Chinese prickly ash and Guang'an pine needles are designated Chinese products with protected geographical indications.
Considerable Opportunities and Broad Prospects. National strategies such as the “Belt and Road” Initiative, the Development of the Yangtze River Economic Belt, and the Building of the Chengdu-Chongqing Economic Circle all involve Qianfeng District. Qianfeng has three national "gilded signboards": the National Economic Development Zone, the Sichuan-Chongqing Cooperation Demonstration Zone and the Qianfeng Commerce and Logistics Park. The new urban areas, industrial parks,and logistics park are beginning to take shape, and factors of development such as projects, funds, and talent are gathering together, giving Qianfeng District huge policy advantages and development potential.
Remarkable Entrepreneurship. Qianfeng District positions itself as a new industrial and health-maintaining city. It gives full play to its proximity to Chongqing and rich resources, works to build high-quality urban areas, brand industrial parks, and high-standard scenic spots, and expends efforts to create an open, inclusive and dynamic city, an industry-city integration demonstration area, a livable area of beautiful landscapes and exquisite gardens, and a regional economic growth pole. Qianfeng District is drawing a complete blueprint and starting anew to start a "second entrepreneurship". It is rolling out a modern industrial development plan in which the garment industry occupies a dominant position and equipment manufacturing and energy and building materials stand out as superior industries; it is rolling out a modern agricultural development plan in which cereals and vegetable oils and live pigs occupy a dominant position and green Chinese prickly ash and tea serve as the feature; it is also rolling out a modern service development plan in which modern logistics, wellness tourism and trade play the role of pillars and conventions and exhibitions, characteristic catering and human resources achieve substantial growth. The ultimate aim is for Qianfeng District to integrate into the Chengdu-Chongqing Economic Circle and go one step further in its drive to modernize itself.
Qianfeng District is opening its arms to the world. It is creating a first-class business-friendly entrepreneurial environment, a first-class environment of credible services, a first-class civilized environment under the rule of law, and a first-class administration environment of efficiency in the spirit of win-win cooperation. Qianfeng District is presenting an all-new image as an open-minded government, an open area, and a treasure house for development. Qianfeng District is sure to become a new industrial base of great achievement, a modern congenial industrial city, an important pole of economic growth in Guang'an, and one of the most outstanding county-level economic players in Sichuan.