Since Guangxi Science and Technology Information
Net started operation in 1999, it has covered the
whole area of the province, including its prefectures,
cities, counties, towns and villages, having establishing
14 branch net stations, 80 plus county-level net points
and 150 plus model net points.
Its Hengxian County has been honored the title
"Home of Chinese Jasmine"
Hengxian County is located south of the Tropic of
Cancer, in the southern subtropical zone with monsoon
climate. It enjoys green trees and grass all the year
round with a forest coverage rate as high as 43.98%,
and natural conditions very suitable for agricultural
production The normal scale of jasmine plantation
in Hengxian County is about 60,000 acres throughout
the year, producing 50,000 tons of fresh flowers annually.
There are altogether 180 scented tea processing factories,
their annual processing capacity being 1 million loads.
The output of both jasmine and other scented tea constitutes
50% of the total national output, bringing an annual
production value of more than 1 billion yuan. Among
the 1.06 million population in the whole county, 30,000
are tea farmers.
The jasmine flower period is very long each year from
April to October. The flower harvest peak is between
May and September. The long flower period means flower
tea processed in Hengxian County can be either earlier
or later than in other areas.
Famous High Quality Industrial Products
Wuzhou City has six industrial zones including Hexi,
Datang, Tangyuan, Lianhuashan, where more than ten
Industrial categories are available such as daily
necessities, textiles, chemistry, foodstuff, machinery,
pharmacy, light industry and so on. Rich natural resources
and local specialties in Wuzhou provide a very favorable
environment for its industrial development. More than
300 products have won the prizes of "Famous High
Quality Products" of the
ministry, the province and the nation respectively.
Key product recommendations:
Xinhua Battery Series: A product of Wuzhou Xinhua
Battery (Group) Co. Ltd.. Leading battery models R20,
R14, R6C are Guangxi famous brand products. R20 Battery
has been awarded the "High Quality Product "
by the Ministry of Light Industry of China. The "AA"
hydro-nickel rechargeable battery series is a hi-tech
product, enjoying good reputation for its high quality
both at home and abroad.
Ice Spring Soybean Food Series: The products of Wuzhou
Bingquan Industry Co. Ltd are sold to more than 10
countries and regions,
Double Coins Guiling Jelly: It's a product of Guangxi
Wuzhou Pharmaceutical (Group) Co. Ltd, possessing
a health care quality and won the title of "Guangxi
Famous Brand Product" in 1996.
Longzhou Sausage: With a history of nearly one century,
Longzhou saugage is a product of Wuzhou Foodstuff
Corporation and has been honored special titles such
as "High Quality Product by China Ministry of
Commerce", "Guangxi Famous Brand Product"
, "Guangxi High Quality Product".
Home of Nonferrous Metals
Hechi area is located in the Round-Pacific metallogenic
zone, part of the Nanling
Metallogenic province, therefore it has substantial
mineral resources particularly non-ferrous metal resources
with a nation-wide fame of "Home of Nonferrous
Metal". There are a satisfactory variety of metals
with characteristics of large reservations, high quality,
concentrated production area, and rich and valuable
intergrowth and associated minerals. Verified are
43 kinds of metals including tin, antimony, zinc,
indium, copper, iron, gold, silver, manganese, arsenic,
vitriol etc. Their proved reserves reach 8.4515 million
Among them metal reserves of tin constitute 1/3 of
that of the whole country, indium comes on top of
the world while antimony, lead and zinc rank second
in China. The capacity of mining in this area has
reached 10 million tons per year, of ore dressing
7,50 million tons per year and of smelting 130,000
tons per year.
At present there are still a large number of associated
noble metals waiting to be exploited and applied,
like indium, gallium, vitriol, arsenic, molybdenum,
cadmium, thallium, cobalt etc. Their proved reserves
are 100,000 tons plus, with huge potentials for development.
The proved reserves of chronic alone are nearly 500
tons worth 14 billion plus RMB.
Farm Produce Specialties
Luohanguo (Podocarpus Fruits): Guilin has a long
history of growing Luohanguo with many of its own
rare and precious varieties that are named after their
habitat. Among the products made from Luohanguo are
Purely Natural Juice, Sweet Crystal, Lozenge, Soluble
(Cough) Grains manufactured by Yongfu County Pharmaceutical
Factory of Guilin, Guangxi.
Guilin now has a Luohanguo growing area of over 23,000
mu, that produce over 9,800 pieces of fruit annually
with an annual output value of over 60 million yuan.
In recent years, Guilin podocarpus fruits are mainly
distributed in Yongfu County and Lingui County. Lonjiang
Town of Yongfu County was named "Home of Chinese
Podocarpus Fruits" by the nation.
Lipu Taro: Lipu taro, grown under the special natural
conditions in Lipu County of Guilin, and influenced
by the local environmental climate, has undergone
hundreds of years of artificial cultivation and natural
selection, and thus become a prestigious local specialty
famous for its pleasant color, fragrant smell and
delicious taste. Its flesh is tender and rich in nutrition,
containing varied elements such as crude protein,
starch, various vitamins and inorganic salts. Having
a benefiting effect on man's vital energy and internal
organs, Lipu taro is an ideal raw material for making
drinks, refreshments, delicacies as well as nutritious
tonics and therefore has enjoyed the name of "Imperial
At present, the growing area of Lipu taro has reached
over 50,000 mu with an annual output of 75,000 tons.
Thorough processing products mainly include food series
such as Lipu Taro & Meat Slices. The trade mark
of "Lipu Taro" was registered at the National
Industrial & Commercial Bureau in April, 2000.
Penggan (an excellent variety of mandarin oranges):
Penggan is splendid to the sense of taste. With thin
skin, thick pulp, few cores, sweet and juicy, it contains
various vitamins and soluble substances and has become
famous at home and abroad. It's also endurable of
storage and transportation.
Guilin now has a growing area of over 90,000 mu
for Penggan. The annual output is about 110,000 tons,
worth over 100 million yuan. A massive production
mode has been formed and the produce is sold all over
China as well as to Vietnam, Russia, Hong Kong and
Guilin Penggan production is mainly distributed
in Longsheng County and Gongcheng County. It won a
Silver Production Prize at the 2nd Chinese Agriculture
Fair in October, 1995. In 1996 Gongcheng County was
awarded the title "Home of Penggan" by China's
Ministry of Agriculture.
Hepu South Pearls
Hepu South Pearls are universally recognized as the
best of its kind in the world. Each possesses a perfectly
round shape and shines brightly. The sea pearls are
mostly white or light yellow in color; others are red,
green, purple, brown or black. About 65% of them have
a diameter of 3-5mm. Those above 8 mm in diameter are
rare precious pearls. High quality sea pearls are far
more valuable than gold.
Litchis enjoy a good reputation of "South Fruit
King" and "Fruit Treasure", widely
known at home and abroad. The only areas where litchis
can be grown in China are the few provinces of Guangxi,
Guangdong, Hainan and Fujian, with a growing area
of 10.75 million mu, ranking first in the world. Meanwhile
Chinese litchis are beautiful in color, excellent
in quality, sweet, tasty, nutritious and full of vitamins
and therefore are one of the most competitive variety
in the world fruit market. Dried litchis are often
used to treat diseases as they can invigorate the
function of the spleen and maintain blood formation
and circulation. Qinzhou is famous for producing good
quality litchis in China.
Fangcheng Port City (http://www.fc.gxsti.net.cn):
The Blue Seas
Ports & Docks: There are at present over 10
ports and docks of various sizes in Fangcheng Port
City. Among them Fangcheng Port is the largest in
Guangxi and one of the 19 hubs in China, with 25 berths
and an annual handling capacity of 850,000 tons. Gold
Sand Port is the second largest fish port in Guangxi.
There are altogether five mass fish ports: Gold Sand
Fish Port, Yuwan Fish Port, Shuangdun Fish Port,Tanji
Fish Port and Zhushan Fish Port.
Sea Transportation & Fishing: Fangcheng Port
City now owns a total 19,000 tons of sea transportation
ships and 3,227 fishing ships altogether 21,900 tons
with a total power of 61,292 KW.
Sea-farming: The city now has a shallow sea farming
area of 170,150 mu, the leading produce being prawns,
pearls and the three main kinds of shell fish - oysters,
clams and clay clams.
Salt Industry: There are two state owned salterns
with a total area of 1,200 acres and an annual crude
salt processing capacity of 60,000 tons.
Seaside Tourist Resource Development:
The Third Largest Chinese Herbal Medicinal Materials
Market in China
Guangxi Yulin Chinese Herbal Medicinal Materials
Market is located near Yulin Railway Station and thus
enjoys convenient transportation. A distributing center
for traditional Chinese herbal medicinal materials
in the southwest regions of China, their sales of
over 900 varieties radiate the whole nation including
transit sales to Hong Kong and Macao. Furthermore
a purchase and sale network has been linked with the
crude drugs market in the South- east Asian regions.
With 120,000 mu of high yield bamboo growing model
base and 1.34 million mu of high quality and high
yield bamboo production base, the bamboo industry
in Liuzhou area involve the following aspects: paper
manufacturing, building materials, foodstuffs, furniture,
The mango is a well known tropical fruit, having
been crowned "king of tropical fruits".
Its production is distributed in more than 100 countries
in Asia, South America, North America, Africa and
Oceania with a planting area of over 2 million acres,
and an annual output of over 16 million tons. China
is one of the main production countries, distributing
in areas of Taiwan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Fujian,
Yunnan, Sichuan etc. The mango occupies a certain
position in world productions and trades for its special
flavor and high content of vitamins.