Convenient location and Transport
Suqian is located at the northern part of Jiangsu province, in the core area of Huaihai Economic Zone. Suqian enjoys the privilege of radiation by Longhai Economic Belt, Coastal Economic Belt and River Economic Belt. The transport here is very convenient. The Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal runs through Suqian from north to south, with an inland river navigation mileage of 897 kilometers, and has a class II water transport port open to the outside world, the biggest port along the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal - Suqian Grand Canal Port. The Beijing-Shanghai Expressway, the Nanjing-Suqian-Xuzhou Expressway, the Xuzhou-Suqian-Huai'an-Yancheng Expressway, the Suqian New Expressway, the New Long Railway, and the Suqian-Huai'an Railway all went through Suqian. Xuzhou-Suqian-Huai'an-Yancheng high-speed railway opened at the end of 2019, then Suqian officially entered into "high-speed railway era". Heqing high-speed railway has been under construction since the end of 2019. According to the plan it will go through Siyang County, Sihong County and Suqian. It will be completed and put into use in 2023. The Suqian-Lianyungang Waterway has been under construction since 2020 and will be completed during the 14th Five-Year Plan period. Suqian will have direct access to Lianyungang ports. It takes 40 minutes west to arrive Xuzhou Guanyin International Airport from Suqian by bus, 60 minutes north to Lianyungang Baitahu Airport , 85 minutes south to Huai'an Airport , and 90 minutes east to Lianyungang . The advantages of ports and airports in Suqian are very obvious.