Fangchenggang is a key developing city supported by the central government.
Since 2008, the nation approved the implementations of development programs for the Northern Bay Economic Zone and Opening-up Test Zone in Dongxing city, a county-level city in Fangchenggang. Fangchenggang city was brought into the national strategy.
Hongsha Nuclear Power Station, which is the first nuclear power station in western china, was under construction here. Fangchenggang city was planned and built to be a coastal quality steel base and a nonferrous metals processing base. The total investment was over 200 billion yuan ($32.8 billion).
During the 11th Five-Year Plan, Fangchenggang city’s average annual growth of GDP exceeded 20 percent.
According to two consecutive years’ blue books issued by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, in 2009, Fangchenggang city’s improving speed of comprehensive competitiveness ranked first among the 294 cities at prefecture level and above in China. In 2010, the city’s competitive power of comprehensive improvement ranked 7th in the country.
Top attractions in Fangchenggang.