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Information Tianjin

Area:           11,920

Population: 12.938 million

Tianjin is a metropolis in northern China and one of the five national central cities of the People's Republic of China (PRC). Tianjin is a city province, It is governed as one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of the PRC, and is thus under direct administration of the central government. Tianjin borders Hebei Province and Beijing Province, bounded to the east by the Bohai Gulf portion of the Yellow Sea. Part of the Bohai Economic Rim, it is the largest coastal city in northern China, with one of the world biggest sea ports.

Tianjin has a International Airport within its border, and speed trail lines to the major cities of China

Tianjin is actively developing financial reform and innovation. It is transforming into a hub city for international shipping and logistics, modern manufacturing and research and development.

Few leading universities are located in the city.

Tianjin pillar industries are aerospace, petrochemical, manufacturing, electronic information technology, bio-tech and pharmaceuticals, new energy, new materials, and defense industry.

Tianjin has attracted numerous world-famous businesses like Motorola, Toyota and Samsung. EADS Airbus is an important manufacturer, and has opened an assembly plant for its Airbus A320 series airliners, operational since 2009. As of the end of 2010, around 285 Fortune 500 companies have set up base in Binhai New Area Industrial Zone, which is a new growth pole in China and is a hub of advanced industry and financial activity. So far Tianjin has had 21,048 companies with foreign investment, with accumulated foreign investment of USD 47.2 billion.

Globalization and opening up of the economy to the rest of the world have brought about remarkable benefits to the economic growth of Tianjin. Tianjin's GDP reached 1.12 trillion yuan (about 185 billion USD). In 2011, an increase of 16.4 percent over 2010. The city of Tianjin recorded China's highest per-capita GDP with $13,393, followed by Shanghai with $12,784 and Beijing with $12,447,

Regarding Israel, in the recent few years the government of Tianjin is encouraging the domestic companies to tie business relations and technology cooperation with Israeli companies.

Updated to October 2013 – Israel Chief Scientist Office in the Ministry of Economy and Tianjin Science Committee are holding discussion about signing a joint Research and Development agreement to be implemented by companies from the two countries.

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