Suzhou, a beautiful pearl in east China, is aiming to develop itself into a city with a higher level of economic openness. Foreign investment has been attracted to the city due to its higher economic development level, complete industrial supporting systems, fine government services, conducive environment for scientific and technological innovations, mature environmental protection construction, beautiful living environment, desirable corporate operation expectations, headquarter economy, energy supply and sound logistics environment.
Art & Culture

Suzhou: Building a new future out of tradition

The city's Design Week showcases the best it has to offer – from the old to the new.

Suzhou's plan to establish Grand Canal as a world-class heritage model of culture

A panel of world urban planning experts have concluded the construction of Grand Canal National Cultural Park would be an effective way to protect the canal as a heritage site.
Art & Culture

Those were the days, but this is the future

The city is now a fashion trend-setter and will host the first Suzhou Design Week from November 23.

Planners set out their grand vision for Suzhou

Experts at a weekend workshop discussed how to make a 3.1-kilometer section of the Grand Canal in Suzhou one of the best parts of an ambitious cultural project. 

Suzhou calls in the experts to advise on the Grand Canal Cultural Belt

Jiangsu Province city has major role to play in the revitalization of a waterway that was once the lifeblood of ancient China. 

Illustrious history of an ambitious regal design

The Suzhou section of the Grand Canal has a rich history that can be traced back to 495 BC and the reign of King Fuchai.

Canal digital archive compiled

Months of work by technicians results in powerful big data technical support for management of the waterway.

Forest industry firm to keep on growing

Global leader UPM says it will continue investing in Jiangsu Province to seize opportunities offered by the greening economy and e-commerce boom.

New city's building into an eco-charming resort

Built at the beginning of 2012 in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, Wujiang Taihu New City aims to become the priority-listed lakeside leisure base in the area around Taihu Lake.

Towns combine technology, finance and culture

Launched in 2012, Wujiang Taihu New City at Suzhou Bay features high technology, finance and Chinese traditional culture.