Nantong report

  • Design contest buoys up city’s pillar sector


    An annual design competition hosted for the past 10 years in Nantong, East China’s Jiangsu province, is putting the city’s textile industry on the global map.

  • Contest spurs innovation


    More than 500 home textile products were entered into this year’s Zhang Jian Cup, also known as the China International Home Textiles Design Competition, in Nantong from July 18 to 19.

  • Rural medical costs cut after reforms


    Medical costs in rural areas of Nantong have decreased by an average of 20 to 30 percent after the local government brought in medical reform measures.

  • Haimen puts people first


    Jiang Long, a top political leader in Haimen, Jiangsu province, believes people’s livelihoods is a top priority on the government’s agenda.

  • Haian plugs into robotics revolution


    Haian county in Nantong, East China’s Jiangsu province, last month introduced a plan to build a robotics industrial base with an annual output value of 10 billion yuan ($1.61 billion) within the next three years.

  • Work on startup city underway


    Nantong in Jiangsu province is planning to build itself into one of the most popular destinations in the Yangtze River Delta region for startup businesses, according to a plan released by the city government.

Rugao boosts growing economy

The city of Rugao in Nantong, Jiangsu province, is boosting its economic growth by developing high-tech and green industries.