Suqian Economic and Technological Development Zone
Established in November 1998, Suqian Economic and Technological Development Zone was upgraded to a state-level development zone in January 2013. Currently, it has jurisdiction over one township and three sub-districts, with a social population of 200,000, a planned area of 118 square kilometers and a built-up area of 45 square kilometers. With new energy, food and beverage, intelligent home appliances, and new electronic information as the leading industries, it has set up industrial research institutes and liquor testing centers. It owns 28 research and development institutions above the provincial level, 49 high-tech enterprises, 2 talents under the National Thousand Talents Plan, and 157 leading talents. It has been approved as "National Food Industrial Park", "Provincial Advanced Manufacturing Base", "China Household Appliance Industrial Base" and "Provincial Characteristic Innovation (Industry) Demonstration Park".