Taicang is a county-level city under the jurisdiction of Suzhou. The Taicang campus is located in the High-Tech Industrial Development Zone of Taicang, about 50 kilometers away from Shanghai and the XJTLU campus in Suzhou Industrial Park.
Taicang is expected to achieve the regional GDP of RMB 124 billion in 2017. It ranks the sixth place on the list of the Top 100 Counties (Cities) of Comprehensive Development of China.
The leading industries of Taicang are textile chemical fibre clothing, bio-medicine, new materials and equipment manufacturing. Its focus is on advancing the development of three strategic emerging industries, including high-end equipment manufacturing, new materials and bio-medicine industry.
In addition, Taicang is accelerating the development of new generation information technology, robotics and intelligent equipment industries.
Taicang has a great number of German businesses and joint ventures and a solid industrial foundation. Together with being a scenic city, these resources provide a favourable environment for the Taicang campus of XJTLU to carry out its new strategic exploration.