Wuxi, the historical city with eye-catching scenery located in East China's Jiangsu province, is revving up development in innovative industries such as the internet of things and intelligent manufacturing.

The city has been an industrial leader in the country for more than 100 years in terms of manufacturing prowess. Today it continues to lead with its development of advanced technology.

In 2018, the city's GDP reached 1.14 trillion yuan ($170.2 billion), ranking 14th nationwide, with a per-capita GDP of 174,300 yuan, the second-highest in China.

It has also been recognized as the most livable city three years running by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.