Manufacturing Base

A GLOBAL MANUFACTURING BASE

There are presently about 14,000 foreign-funded enterprises and 8,000 domestic enterprises in Dongguan, which cover the sectors of electronic & communication,electric machine & equipment, garments & fiber products, textile, paper & paper products, food & beverage etc. Please refer to the chart for the main industries in Dongguan.

Quite a lot of well-known multinational enterprises and consortiums, such as Dupont, GE, Samsung Electronics, Nestle, Philips, Nokia, have established their companies in Dongguan. The products with mark of "made-in-Dongguan" are sold well worldwide.

WELL-DEVELOPED INDUTRIAL CLUSTERS, SUPPLY & DISTRIBUTION CHAIN

Thanks to the well-developed industrial chain, the factories in Dongguan can easily find their suppliers and processing partners locally, and most importantly, the customs clearance procedures are much simpler. If the companies directly purchase the commodities, which are processed or assembled by the imported materials & parts, the import tariff will be exempted after the purchaser has finished the customs clearances procedures. So, the materials and parts can be made and delivered within one day.

MAINSTAY INDUSTRY ---- IT MANUFACTURING

There are around 3,000 IT factories in Dongguan. 95% of the computer parts and accessories can be easily found here. The output of magnetic heads, mainboards, monitors, scanners, mini-motors etc account for 20%-40% of the world market, which makes Dongguan an important purchasing base for computer-giants, such as IBM, Compaq, HP and Dell.

The annual "China (Dongguan) Int'l 3C Exposition" (3C - Computers, Communication & Consumer electronics) is held in October and just between CECF -- China (Canton) Export Commodities Fair, and CHTF - China (Shenzhen) Hi-tech Fair. 3C Expo is regarded as the 4th largest fair in IT industry, after COMDEX in Las Vegas, CeBIT in Hannover and CompuTex in Taipei.

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