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On the north part of Henan province, there is a beautiful river, Qihe River. On the side of this beautiful river, is a new city, Hebi, soaked in green, and with a long history.
Hebi is a city directly under the jurisdiction of Henan Provincial Government. It is one of China's outstanding tourist cities and a province-level garden city. Under its jurisdiction, are Xunxian County, qixian County, Qibin District, Shancheng District, Heshan District and Hebi Economy and Technology Zone.
Hebi, has convenient transportation and reliable telecommunication systems. It is at the center of China. Beijing is 500 kilometers to its north and Zhengzhou Xinzheng Airport is 130 kilometers to its south. Beijing-Guangzhou Railway Beijing-Zhuhai Highway and 107 State Road run through the city from north to south. The under-construction Hebi-Puyang Highway, Huguan-Taiqian Road form the decussation of north Henan Province with Beijing-Guangzhou Railway, Beijing-Zhuhai Highway and 107 State Road.
Hebi is rice in natural resources. The resources are diversiform in category, abundant in reserves, close to the earth's surface and high in quality. The coal reserve is 1,600 million tons. The metal magnesium reserve is 1,000 million tons. The cement limestone reserve is 5,000 million tons. The total water storage is 2,350 million cube meters. The annual territory-passing water reaches 615 million cube meters. The already verified geothermic resources are very abundant. Qihe River is the best one in north China in terms of quality of water. Water quality of Qihe River reaches state-class-one standard all the year round. Qihe River crucian, circular-veined duck eggs and rabdosia rubescens are reputed as the "Three Treasures of Qihe". The capability of power supply in Hebi is 3,000 million kilowatt-hour. The projects of transforming gas from west China to east China and transforming water from south China to north China through Hebi facilitate the development of Hebi.
China State Pollution-free Primary Products Processing Base is being built in Hebi, which will have on its shoulder the technical task of China State General Food Safety Demonstration. Xunxian County is assigned as State Quality Wheat Base and Qixian County is the State-level Base County for Pollution -free Primary Products and Model for Agricultural Standard Integrative Production. Quality wheat produced in Hebi has been sold to New Zealand, Russia and Vietnam. Hebi is the base for stock raising, processing and exporting in Henan Province. Four production series have been formed of lean pork pigs, meat chickens, egg chickens and cows. Hebi is now one of the biggest meat chicken breeding base in China and the biggest breeder-pig breeding center. The stock raising production value takes 60.6% of the agricultural gross production value, which ranks the firs in China.
More than forty years' construction has made Hebi the coal base and electric-power base in north Henan and the biggest cement production base in Henan, with power, building material, metallurgy, electronics, light industry and food processing as the back bone for the industries in Hebi. These key projects and basic establishment construction help to develop Hebi. Now Hebi is ready for a booming economic development. Hebi Coal (Group) Company, supplying standard environment protection coal to large scale power plants in China, is one of ten coal exporting bases in China. Wanhe Power Co., whose second phase project is under construction and third phase project is under planning, will add Hebi's power generating capacity to 2.47 million kilowatt. The second phase of Tongli Cement Company with the capacity of producing 2,500 tons of grogs has come into operation. The third and forth phases of Tongli Cement Company are on the way, which will add the cement production to 5.4 million tons when the third and forth phases come to operation. There are now more than 9,000 factories in Hebi, among which 120 are foreign invested. The main products exceed 5,000 in variety of which anthracite, high-grade cement produced by Tongli Cement Company, chemical commodity produced by Tianyuan Company, vehicle-use connector and terminals and fittings produced by Tianhai Group Company, chip capacitor produced by Huazhong Science and Technology Company and Chaihe Company, fusing resistance and net resistance produced by Boda Group Company and the meat products produced by Dayong Company and Yongda Company are name brand products and enjoy good reputation in the same trade all over China.
Since the beginning of the period of the tenth five-year plan, Hebi is striving to develop and strengthen resource oriented industry base, speed the construction of advanced manufacturing base and food processing industry base, take the new-type industrialized road and make the three bases the strong support to Hebi's economy.
Hebi boasts excellent tourism resources. Xuan County of Hebi is a State-level Historical and Cultural Town, Qi County of Hebi, a Province-level Historical and Cultural Town. Hebi was once the capitals of Yin, Wei and Zhao States for 520 years in the history of China. Xinchun Cultural Relics, Iron-smelting Relics of Han Dynasty at Lulou, and Porcelain Kiln Relics at Hebiji fully reflect prosperous economy and well-developed culture of Hebi in ancient China. Qihe River is river of poem, history and culture. 39 poems in the Book of Songs, the first one
this nature in the history of China, are about the beauty of Qihe River. At the bank of Qihe River, there is the natural map of Taiji, charming and mystery. It is the geographic source of Zhouyi Culture and Taiji Culture. Yunmeng Mountain is famous for this: The First Military School in the History of China is located here. Sun Bin, Pang Juan, Su Qin, Zhang Yi and Mao Shui, the outstanding strategists in China's War States Period, studied here. Dapi Mountain is China's famous historical cultural mountain for Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism are all practiced here, which is rare in China. The stone Buddha in Tiannin Temple, 22.29 meters tall, carved 1,600 years ago, is the oldest in China and the biggest in north China.
The New City of Hebi is the window of Hebi opening to the outside world. It is an ideal place for hi-tech industries. It is also one of the key cities supported by Henan Provincial Government. The New City of Hebi is making great effort to make it sparking, attractive and garden like. The beauty of the New City of Hebi, with grass rate being 36.7%, green rate 38%, buildings of unique design each, has made it an ideal place for habitation and development of hi-tech industries. The industrial park of the New City of Hebi adopts the high standard layout, close management and market managing and is bettering basic establishment and service system. Investors both from home and abroad are welcome to invest in the Industrial park, the Hi-tech Park, Magnesium Industrial Park, Biology Technology Park and High Education Park. Now Wanshitong Biology Medicine Science and Technology Park and Tianhua Science and Technology Park are under construction.
Hebi Communist Party Committee and Hebi Municipal Government, in the light of fair and square, clarity, uncorrupted and high efficient in affairs, is creating an environment which accords with international rule, suitable to constant, fast, healthy and harmony development, is strengthening industrial adjustment, establishing a government mechanism of stable policy, safety, unification and harmony to present every investor with a quality, efficient and individual service for a speedy development, giving full play to the role of government's assurance in developing economy, strengthening the system reform on market oriented economy, safeguarding the fair and unified market economy order, creating the exoteric and international-city-style environment.
The ocean accommodates all rivers on earth, the billows dashing against the sky. The Communist Party Committee Hebi and Hebi Municipal Government are, with unprecedented daring and resolution, leading all the people of the city for an even brighter future.