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Harbin, the capital of Heilongjiang province, is situated in the northeast of China. Harbin is called pearl of Eurasia thanks to its location in the center of Northeast Asia. The Province features a rigid temperate continental monsoon climate, thus honored as Ice City for its long winter and short summer.

Harbin has profound history and was the origin of Jin and Qing Dynasty. Harbin exercises jurisdiction over eight districts, ten counties (country-level cities), with a total area of 53,068 square kilometers and a population of 9.748,4 million, in which 4.642,4 million citizens live in the urban area of 7,086 kilometers. Harbin, as the biggest capital city inChina, is the core of politics, economics, culture, science and tech. and transportation in Heilongjiang Province.

Harbin has a thriving commerce, including the newly established or newly enlarged state-owned retailing businesses. Her commercial networks have come to be composed of 159,000 services, an average of 21 for each thousand people. Harbin city is an important material collecting-and- distributing point and the center of commerce and trade in the northeast of China, with a complete system of purchase storage, wholesale, retail and service management.

Harbin is one of the important industrial cities. Harbin has developed mechanical and electrical industries as its "Pillar" industries, light industry, textile, medicine, foodstuff, automobile, metallurgy, electronics, building materials, chemical industry help to form a fairly comprehensive industrial system. Harbin power Equipment Group Company, Northeast Light Alloy Processing Factory, Cutting and Measuring Tool Group Company, Boiler Plant, and Linen Textile Mill are key enterprises among those of same industries in china.

As one of largest metropolitan cities, Harbin was not only historically famous, but also financially well- known. In the late 1920s, the finance of Harbin is becoming more and more prosperous, mow a super structure of financial facilities, in which the dominant national portions and various other forms coexist peacefully and reciprocally, is in smooth process of formation. The financial and non-banking facilities had developed into a network of 13 subsystems.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 June 2013 10:58