1. Tai’an High-Tech Industry Development Zone
Tai’an high-tech zone, founded in 1994, became a provincial technology zone under the approval of the people’s government of Shandong, and became a national technology zone in August, 2012 under the approval of the State Council. The zone, covering a designed area of 50 km2, governs 118 km2, in which there is one subdistrict and 45 villages. It has the advantage of transportation convenience with many railroad and express ways passing by or through it. It also has good infrastructure. Tai’an high-tech zone focuses on the development of such leading industries or service industries as power transmission and transformation equipment, automobiles and automobile components, mining equipment, information technology, bio-medicine, new energies, etc.
2. Tai’an Tourism Economy Development Zone
The zone, in the west of Tai’an city, is located at the foot of Mount. Tai. It is a provincial tourism and holiday resort under the approval of the government of Shandong. It governs an area of 23.9 km2, with the 3.5 km2 of Tainping Lake as its core resource. It is aimed at the extension and complement of Mount Tai scenic area and reception base of the Mount Tai-Qufu-Jinan tourism zone. Up until now, the zone has enjoyed a total investment of up to 2 billion yuan, which has been put on the construction of infrastructure in this area so that it has improve the investment environment, reduced investment costs and created a good environment for social capital investment.
3. Shandong Taishan Industrial Park
The eastern new district of Taishan, which covers a designed area of 40 km2, was established under the approval of the people’s government of Tai’an City. Shandong Taishan Industrial Park, the core areas in this district, is a provincial economic development zone approved of by the people’s government of Shandong. The park enjoys the advantage of transportation convenience, and has optimized the investment environment. Up until now, over 120 enterprises have been set up here, which brought an industrial sales income of 17.71 billion yuan, and taxes of 570 million yuan.
4. Taishan Youth Innovation Park
The park, located in the west of Tai’an City, is a component of the Daiyue District new city. It enjoys the advantage of transportation convenience. Up until now, it governs a designed area of 39.6 km2, with 15 km2 of constructed areas. There are now 564 registered enterprises and operating business.
5. Xintai Economy Development Zone
The zone, established in July, 1992, is a provincial high-tech industry development zone and provincial economy development zone approved of by the people’s government of Shandong. The first phase covers a designed area of 19 km2. Till the end of 2012, there were up to 489 enterprises and 18 research and development centers in the zone, of which the four leading industries cover manufacture of mining equipment, new energies and materials, bio-medicine and modern service industry. It is a national new material industry demo park, one of the first groups of energy-saving and environment-protection industry bases in Shandong province and the first provincial ecological industry park in Shandong province.
6. Feicheng New Industry Park
The park, located to the west of Mount. Tai and in the east of Feicheng city, covers an area of 24 km2. It enjoys an advantage of transportation convenience. It is aimed at developing into a new economy area integrating commercial circulation, high and new technology, innovative industry, etc. so that it can become a provincially advance development zone in 3 to 5 years. Up to now there are 189 enterprises, of which 48 are on a considerable scale.
7. Ningyang County Taishanzhiyang Science and Technology Industry City
The city, covering a designed area of 80 km2, is a compound and top economy zone. It focuses on the strengthening of such traditional industries as bio-pesticides, construction materials, textiles, and metal product processing. The zone also aims at developing such new industries as bio-technology, automobile components, power transmission and transformation equipment, new materials and energies and modern logistics.
8. Dongping Mining Industry Recycling Economy Park
The park, covering a designed area of 4.6 km2, is a new industry park aiming at developing and strengthening the mining industry. There is one service center, three areas, and four gardens in the park. With a total investment of 350 million yuan, it is planned to develop into a demo park for mining industry recycling economy in 3 to 5 years. By 2015, there will be over 10 projects with a total investment of 4.5 billion yuan, annual production of 8 billion yuan and taxes of over 1 billion yuan.