As a costal open city, Zhongshan City has built a national package printing base, a national health technology industrial base, an electronic industrial base and a mass-run technology park Rapidly growing economy,giving rise to a product mix of diversified hi-tech, high-quality products, including Robust Beverage, Yale-Guli Door Locks, Zhongshan Aestar Fine Chemical, Vantage Gas Appliance, Kawa Electronic and other famous industrial brands. Regional characteristic economies, such as hardware in Xiaolan, illuminations in the ancient town, leisurewear in Shaxi, redwood furniture in Dachong, air-conditioners in Nantou and foods in Huangpu, are flourishing with great market shares nationwide. The world's TOP500 enterprises have set up over 20 plants in Zhongshan, realizing a GDP of RMB61.014 billion and a gross industrial output value of RMB200.44 billion in 2004.
Zhongshan City has a highly attractive investment environment. The city has a highway traffic mileage of 1077.2 kilometers and a developed highway network based on national highways, truck roads and the Jing-Zhu Expressway; the Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Hong Kong and Macao airports are within the radius of 90 kilometers; the city is accessible to all parts of China by railway via Guangzhou. Today, with the opening of