In the next five to ten years, Maanshan will develop, expanding eastward and southward, into a big city with an urban area exceeding 100 km2 and a population over 1 million.
1. Maanshan Economic and Technological Development Zone
It is a State-level development zone with a planned area of 33 km2. Through last 10-yeasr's development, the northern part of 8 km2 has been basically completed in construction and for project allocation, and the development for construction is unfolding on a full swing southward.
Main Industries for Investment: Autos and auto parts, high-tech, food, machinery and complete equipment manufacturing, electronics and magnetic material.
2.Cihu Economic Development Zone
It is a Province-level development zone with a planed area of 11.2 km2, located northwest of the city, with convenient water, road and railway transport.
Main Industries for Investment: Fine chemicals, metal products, metallurgical products, machine building, new building materials, logistics, infrastructure construction and export-oriented projects.
3. Dangtu Economic Development Zone
It is a Province-level development zone with a planned area of 60 km2, located in the newly developed part of Dangtu County, with a constructed area of 16 km2.
Main Industries for Investment: Industrial production, high and new technology, further processing of agricultural products, infrastructure construction, tourism, education, medical care and entertainment.
4. Huashan Economic Development Zone
It is a Province-level development zone, located in the east of Maanshan and bordering on Jiangning District of Nanjing. It is composed of three main functional areas, the processing and manufacturing town, the commercial and software park and the Taiwanese-oriented science and technology industrial park.
Main Industries for Investment: software development and outsourcing service, machinery, electronics, bio-medicine, agricultural science and technology, hi-tech industry, modern service.
5. Yushan Industrial Park
It is located in the southwest of Maanshan, bordering MaSteel on the north, AAAA Caishi Scenic Area on the west and Maanshan Economic and Technological Development Zone on the east, with an area of 4.82 km2 for its first phase.
Main Industries for Investment: Metal processing,animation,electronics,building materials and new and hi-tech products.
6. Jinjiazhuang Industrial Park
It is located in northwest of Maanshan with a planned area of 2.2 km2.
Main Industries for Investment: Machinery and casting, chemicals and metal processing.
7. New District of Binjiang
It lies on the west along the Yangtze River of Maanshan with a planned area of 17 km2.
Main Industries for Investment: Tourism, ecology, culture, commerce and dwellings.
8. New District of Xiushan
It is located in the east of Maanshan with a planned area of 34.68 km2, as an important part of stretching Maanshan frame to build into a big city.
Main industries for Investment: Education, culture and sports, commerce, leisure tourism, finance, green ecological dwellings and modern service.
9. NewSouth Area for Carrying-on Industrial Transfer
It is located in Dangtu County with a planned area of 68 km2, covering the two towns, Taibai and Niandou.
Main Industries for Investment: Modern manufacturing industry, new and hi-tech industry, new material, new energy, modern service and large facing-port industry.
10. The Transformation andIndustrialization Base for the State 863 Achievements on New Materials.
It consists of one park and six small bases, namely the new material park, the new-type steel material and further production base, the high-performance magnetic material and further production base, the new-type chemical material and further production base, the new-type refractory material and further production base, the new-type environmental-friendly material and further production base and the new material blade and die production base.