Songjiang, once called Huating in ancient times, and also known as Yunjian, Rongcheng and Gushui, is a famous town south of the Yangtze River. In 751 of the Tang Dynasty, Songjiang was named Huating County. In 1277 during the Yuan Dynasty, it was named Huating Prefecture, which was changed to Songjiang Prefecture the next year. Then in 1805 in the Qing Dynasty it was developed into Songjiang Prefecture with Huating, Shanghai, Qingpu, Lou, Fengxian, Jinshan, Nanhui and Chuansha Counties subject to it. In 1912, when the prefecture was abolished, Huating and Lou were merged into Huating County of Jiangsu Province. After liberation, the area became Songjiang Special District. In March 1958, it was merged into Suzhou Special District, and in November, Songjiang became a county of Shanghai. Then in February 1998, the State Council approved Songjiang to be a district.
位置 Location 松江区位于长江三角洲内上海市西南部，地处东经121°45’，北纬31°，在黄浦江中上游。区内沪杭高铁、G60沪昆高速（沪杭高速公路）、G50沪渝高速（沪青平高速公路）、G1503上海绕城高速（同三国道）、G15沈海高速（嘉金高速）、S32申嘉湖高速（机场高速）、轨道交通9号线、22号线等干线形成了纵横交错的道路交通网，是上海连接整个长三角、辐射长江流域的核心区域。松江正日益成为上海西南的重要门户。 Located in the southwest
of Shanghai of Yangtze River Delta area, at 121.45°E and 31°N, and along the
upper and middle reaches of Huangpu River, Songjiang is a core area to Shanghai
and the Yangtze Delta region thanks to its transportation network, including
the Shanghai-Hangzhou High-speed Railway, G60 Hu-Kun Expressway (Hu-Hang
Expressway), G50 Hu-Yu Highway(Hu-Qing-Ping Expressway), G1501 Shanghai Urban
Expressway (Tong-San National Highway), G15 Shen-Hai Expressway (Jia-Jin
Expressway) and S32 Shen-Jia-Hu Expressway(Airport Expressway), Metro Line 9
and Line 22. Songjiang has become an increasingly important gateway to Shanghai
in the southwest. 面积 Area 松江区总面积604.64平方公里，占上海市总面积的9.5%，整个区域南宽北窄，略呈梯形，其中陆地面积占87.9%，水域面积占12.1%。 The total area of
Songjiang is 604.64 square kilometers, accounting for 9.5% of the total area of
Shanghai. In the shape of a ladder, 87.9% of the area is land and the remainder
is covered with water. 地势 Topographic Features 松江区地处长江三角洲平原，太湖流域碟形洼地的底部，地势异常低平，有2.7万公顷耕地的地表高程在△3.2m以下。 Songjiang is in the Yangtze
River Delta and low-lying area of Taihu Lake valley, which is unusually low and
flat in topographic features with 27,000 hectares only about 3.2 meters above
sea level. 气候 Climate 松江区属北亚热带季风区域，四季分明，雨量充沛，夏季炎热潮湿，冬季寒冷干燥。2019年，年平均气温显著偏高，降水量偏多，日照偏少。全年平均气温17.6℃，比常年高1.4℃；日照时数1669.7小时，比常年少129.3小时;降水量1523.7毫米，比常年多355.5毫米。年极端最高气温37.9℃，极端最低气温零下1.4℃。 With a pleasant northern
subtropical monsoon climate, Songjiang enjoys four distinct seasons and
abundant rainfall. Its summer is hot and humid, while winter is cold and dry. In
2019, the average temperature was significantly higher, with increased precipitation and less sunshine. The average
annual temperature was 17.6 degrees Celsius, 1.4 degrees higher than average.
The city had 1,669.7 hours of sunshine, 129.3 hours less than average, and 1,523.7
millimeters of rainfall, 355.5 millimeters higher than average. The highest
temperature was 37.9 degrees Celsius and the lowest was -1.4 degrees Celsius. 水资源 Water Resources 松江区水源属黄浦江水系，上受淀山湖、太湖、浙北天目山等处来水，经黄浦江下泄入江海。境内河渠纵横，池塘众多，是典型的水网地带。所有河流均系感潮河道，每昼夜涨、落各2次。 Songjiang’s
water resources come from the Huangpu River, which gets its water from Dianshan
Lake, Taihu Lake and Tianmu Mountain in Zhejiang Province, and then pours into
the sea. All the rivers in the area are tidal ones, the tide rises and falls
twice every day and night.
Located in the southwest of Shanghai of Yangtze River Delta area, at 121.45°E and 31°N, and along the upper and middle reaches of Huangpu River, Songjiang is a core area to Shanghai and the Yangtze Delta region thanks to its transportation network, including the Shanghai-Hangzhou High-speed Railway, G60 Hu-Kun Expressway (Hu-Hang Expressway), G50 Hu-Yu Highway(Hu-Qing-Ping Expressway), G1501 Shanghai Urban Expressway (Tong-San National Highway), G15 Shen-Hai Expressway (Jia-Jin Expressway) and S32 Shen-Jia-Hu Expressway(Airport Expressway), Metro Line 9 and Line 22. Songjiang has become an increasingly important gateway to Shanghai in the southwest.
The total area of Songjiang is 604.64 square kilometers, accounting for 9.5% of the total area of Shanghai. In the shape of a ladder, 87.9% of the area is land and the remainder is covered with water.
Songjiang is in the Yangtze River Delta and low-lying area of Taihu Lake valley, which is unusually low and flat in topographic features with 27,000 hectares only about 3.2 meters above sea level.
With a pleasant northern subtropical monsoon climate, Songjiang enjoys four distinct seasons and abundant rainfall. Its summer is hot and humid, while winter is cold and dry. In 2019, the average temperature was significantly higher, with increased precipitation and less sunshine. The average annual temperature was 17.6 degrees Celsius, 1.4 degrees higher than average. The city had 1,669.7 hours of sunshine, 129.3 hours less than average, and 1,523.7 millimeters of rainfall, 355.5 millimeters higher than average. The highest temperature was 37.9 degrees Celsius and the lowest was -1.4 degrees Celsius.
Songjiang’s water resources come from the Huangpu River, which gets its water from Dianshan Lake, Taihu Lake and Tianmu Mountain in Zhejiang Province, and then pours into the sea. All the rivers in the area are tidal ones, the tide rises and falls twice every day and night.
2019年末，松江区辖有11个镇、6个街道。全区有267个居委会，85个村委会。境内有国家级上海松江经济技术开发区、国家级上海松江综合保税区和佘山国家旅游度假区。 Songjiang District had 11
towns，6 sub-districts，267 neighborhood
committees and 85 village committees by the end of 2019. In Songjiang there are
National-level Shanghai Songjiang Economic and Technological Development Zone, National-level
Shanghai Songjiang Comprehensive Bonded Zone and Sheshan National Tourism and
Songjiang District had 11 towns，6 sub-districts，267 neighborhood committees and 85 village committees by the end of 2019. In Songjiang there are National-level Shanghai Songjiang Economic and Technological Development Zone, National-level Shanghai Songjiang Comprehensive Bonded Zone and Sheshan National Tourism and Resort Area.
Permanent Resident Population
At the end of 2019, the district’s permanent resident population reached 1.7719 million, up by 0.6% over the previous year. Among them, the permanent registered population reached 0.7088 million, up by 1.1% over the previous year, and the number of permanent residents from other parts of the country was 1.0631 million, up by 0.2% over the previous year.
At the end of 2019, the district’s registered population reached 0.6595 million, up by 2.1% over the previous year, including 0.5199 million urban residents, up by 2.5% over the previous year. In the whole year, the number of newly-born population was 5,108, the birth rate was 7.75‰, the death toll was 4,796, the mortality rate was 7.27‰, and the natural growth rate was 0.47‰. In 2019, the average life expectancy of local registered residents stood at 84.05 years - 81.93 for males and 86.18 for females.
经济总量 Economic Aggregate 2019年，松江区面对国内外风险挑战明显增多的复杂局面，始终坚持以供给侧结构性改革为主线，统筹推进稳增长、促改革、调结构、惠民生、防风险、保稳定，努力以稳增长的硬任务实现高质量发展的硬道理，以自身发展的确定性有效应对外部环境的不确定性。 在“一个目标、三大举措”战略布局引领下，全区经济运行总体平稳、稳中有进、进中固稳，呈现结构更优、效益更好、更趋协调、更可持续的高质量发展态势。全年实现地区生产总值1579.71亿元，按可比价格计算，比上年增长6.0%。 In 2019, facing the
complex situation of increasing risks and challenges at home and abroad,
Songjiang always adhered to the supply side structural reform as the main line,
comprehensively promoted stable growth, reform advancement, structural adjustment,
livelihood improvement, risk prevention and maintenance of stability, strived
to achieve high-quality development with the hard task of stable growth, and
effectively responded to the uncertainty of external environment with the
certainty of its own development. Under the guidance of the strategic layout of
“One Goal, Three Measures”, the overall economic operation of the whole district
kept generally stable and achieved steady development, showing high-quality
development trend with better economic structure, economic benefits, coordination
and sustainability. The city’s GDP reached 157.971 billion yuan, an increase of
6.0% over the previous year at comparable prices. 经济结构 Economic Structure 产业结构继续优化。2019年，全区三次产业增加值比重为0.4:50.8:48.8，第一产业实现增加值6.19亿元，比上年增长2.3%；第二产业实现增加值802.64亿元，比上年增长4.5%；第三产业实现增加值770.88亿元，比上年增长7.7%。 The industrial structure
continued to be optimized. In 2019, the ratio of the added value of the three
industries of the Songjiang District's GDP was 0.4:50.8:48.8, the primary industry realized an added value of 619
million yuan, up by 2.3% over the previous year; the secondary industry
realized an added value of 80.264 billion yuan, up by 4.5% over the previous
year; the tertiary industry realized an added value
of 77.088 billion yuan, up by 7.7% over the previous year. 财税收入 Fiscal Revenue 2019年，全区实现财政总收入547.40亿元，其中，地方财政收入210.51亿元，比上年增长3%。地方一般公共预算支出339.41亿元。 全年实现税收收入511.02亿元，其中，第一产业实现税收0.41亿元，第二产业实现税收244.77亿元，第三产业实现税收265.84亿元。 In 2019, the total fiscal
revenue was 54.7 billion yuan, of which district-level fiscal revenue was 21.051
billion yuan, up by 3% over the previous year. The local general public budget
expenditure was 33.941 billion yuan. In 2019, tax revenue was 51.102
billion yuan, of which the primary industry realized tax revenue of 41 million
yuan; the secondary industry realized tax revenue of 24.477 billion yuan, the
tertiary industry realized tax revenue of 26.584 billion yuan. 松江在上海郊区的排位 Songjiang’s Ranks in the Suburbs
of Shanghai 2019年，在松江主要经济指标中，总量指标在八个郊区排名前三的有：工业固定资产投资完成额排名第一，规上工业总产值排名第二，地方财政收入排名第三，固定资产投资完成额排名第三。增速在八个郊区排名前三的有：工业固定资产投资完成额排名第一，地方财政收入排名第二，固定资产投资完成额排名并列第三。 In 2019, among the major
economic indicators of Songjiang, the total quantity index ranked top three
among the eight suburbs: the completed amount of industrial fixed asset
investment ranked first, the total industrial output value above designated scale
district-level fiscal revenue ranked third and the completed amount of fixed
asset investment ranked third. The growth rates among the top three in the
eight suburbs are: the amount of industrial fixed asset investment ranked first,
the amount of district-level fiscal revenue ranked second, the amount of fixed
asset investment ranked third.
In 2019, facing the complex situation of increasing risks and challenges at home and abroad, Songjiang always adhered to the supply side structural reform as the main line, comprehensively promoted stable growth, reform advancement, structural adjustment, livelihood improvement, risk prevention and maintenance of stability, strived to achieve high-quality development with the hard task of stable growth, and effectively responded to the uncertainty of external environment with the certainty of its own development. Under the guidance of the strategic layout of “One Goal, Three Measures”, the overall economic operation of the whole district kept generally stable and achieved steady development, showing high-quality development trend with better economic structure, economic benefits, coordination and sustainability. The city’s GDP reached 157.971 billion yuan, an increase of 6.0% over the previous year at comparable prices.
The industrial structure continued to be optimized. In 2019, the ratio of the added value of the three industries of the Songjiang District's GDP was 0.4:50.8:48.8, the primary industry realized an added value of 619 million yuan, up by 2.3% over the previous year; the secondary industry realized an added value of 80.264 billion yuan, up by 4.5% over the previous year; the tertiary industry realized an added value of 77.088 billion yuan, up by 7.7% over the previous year.
In 2019, the total fiscal revenue was 54.7 billion yuan, of which district-level fiscal revenue was 21.051 billion yuan, up by 3% over the previous year. The local general public budget expenditure was 33.941 billion yuan.
In 2019, tax revenue was 51.102 billion yuan, of which the primary industry realized tax revenue of 41 million yuan; the secondary industry realized tax revenue of 24.477 billion yuan, the tertiary industry realized tax revenue of 26.584 billion yuan.
Songjiang’s Ranks in the Suburbs of Shanghai
In 2019, among the major economic indicators of Songjiang, the total quantity index ranked top three among the eight suburbs: the completed amount of industrial fixed asset investment ranked first, the total industrial output value above designated scale ranked second, the district-level fiscal revenue ranked third and the completed amount of fixed asset investment ranked third. The growth rates among the top three in the eight suburbs are: the amount of industrial fixed asset investment ranked first, the amount of district-level fiscal revenue ranked second, the amount of fixed asset investment ranked third.
Yangtze River Delta G60 Sci-tech Corridor
The Yangtze River Delta G60 Sci-tech Corridor upholds the new concept of development, deeply implements the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping’s series of important speeches and instructions on the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta. The corridor serves the national strategy of “Belt and Road Initiative”, the Yangtze River Economic Belt, the Yangtze River Delta integrated development and the construction of science and innovation center. According to the requirements of the leaders forum of the Yangtze River Delta region, under the care and support of the party committee and the government of one city and three provinces, overall guidance of the Yangtze River Delta Regional Cooperation Office, taking Shanghai as the leading role, Songjiang as the hub, relying on the G60 Expressway and Shanghai-Suzhou-Huzhou high-speed railway, the corridor has experienced Version 1.0 of “G60 Shanghai Songjiang Sci-tech Corridor(One Corridor and Nine Zones)” and Version 2.0 of “G60 Shanghai- Jiaxing-Hangzhou Sci-tech Corridor”. On June 1, 2018 the Corridor has been upgraded to Version 3.0 of “The Yangtze River Delta G60 Sci-tech Corridor”. Running through Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui with nine cities including Songjiang, Jiaxing, Hangzhou, Jinhua, Suzhou, Huzhou, Xuancheng, Wuhu and Hefei, the corridor covers an area of 76,200 square kilometers.
On May 13, 2019, the meeting of Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee deliberated and approved the planning outline of the integrated regional development of the Yangtze River Delta. On May 30, the Central Committee of the CPC and the State Council issued the planning outline, which was published in full on December 1. The planning outline proposed that “relying on the transportation channel, strengthen cooperation in the way of marketization and legalization, continuously and orderly promote the construction of G60 Sci-tech Corridor, and build a pilot corridor for the development of science and technology and system innovation, industry and urban integration”. G60 Sci-tech Corridor has been upgraded from the basic-level vivid practice adhering to the new development concept to an important platform for the integrated development of national strategy in the Yangtze River Delta. In order to implement the planning outline and the requirements of the central government, the Ministry of Science and Technology led the establishment of the national task force for promoting the construction of G60 Sci-tech Corridor, and held the first plenary meeting in Songjiang on December 5, 2019, marking the official launch of the national leadership mechanism for promoting the construction of G60 Sci-tech Corridor.
Facing the world and the future, the Yangtze River Delta G60 Sci-tech Corridor will fully implement the planning outline of the integrated regional development of the Yangtze River Delta, pay close attention to the implementation of the construction plan of the Yangtze River Delta G60 Sci-tech Corridor, adhere to the two key points of “integration” and “high quality”, and give full play to the comparative advantages of nine cities in accordance with the central government’s strategic positioning of “One Pole, Three Areas and One Highland" for the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta, deepen division of work and cooperation, strive to create a new highland of quality standards, a new highland of industry finance integration, a new highland of advanced manufacturing, a new highland of talent gathering, a new highland of innovation and entrepreneurship, a new highland of scientific and technological innovation environment, build an important engine for high-quality development in the Yangtze River Delta, a demonstration corridor of “Made in China” moving towards “Created in China”, and a pilot corridor for the integrated development of industry and city.
In 2019, the investment in fixed assets was 56.165 billion yuan，up by 11.9% over the previous year. According to the type of registration, state-owned and collective economy achieved an investment of 21.927 billion yuan, foreign-funded enterprises achieved an investment of 5.533 billion yuan, private and individual economy achieved an investment of 14.311 billion yuan, other economies reached 14.394 billion yuan.
In 2019, the district’s investment in the secondary industry was 16.452 billion yuan, up by 23.0% over the previous year, of which industrial investment was 16.452 billion yuan, up by 23.0% over the previous year. The absolute amount and growth rate were the highest among the suburbs. Investment in the tertiary industry was 39.713 billion yuan, up by 7.9% over the previous year. The ratio of investment in the secondary industry and the tertiary industry was 29.3:70.7.
Major Investment Projects
In 2019, the district had 105 industrial projects of which planned amount of investment exceeded 100 million yuan. These projects reached investment of 12.641 billion yuan, accounting for 76.8% of the total investment in industrial fixed assets. Many major projects are under construction including Lingang Songjiang Science and Technology City Project, CHINT-TusHoldings Intelligent Electric Port Project, AST Shanghai Headquarters Project, TusHoldings Phase II Project, Haier Haizhi Science and Technology New Production and Auxiliary Workshop Project, Evergrande NEVS New Energy Vehicle Body Parts Project, TSMC New Integrated Circuit Chips Project, Xiuzheng Pharmaceutical Songjiang Industrial Zone, Fuhong Hanlin Biomedical Base, Haohai Biological R & D Industrial Base and so on.
In 2019 the total agricultural output value reached 1.948 billion yuan, up by 14.7% over the previous year. Among them, the output value of crop farming was 771 million yuan, up by 1.9% over the previous year; the output value of animal husbandry was 414 million yuan, up by 46.4% over the previous year, the output value of forestry was 395 million yuan, up by 35.1% over the previous year, the output of fishery value was 60 million yuan, down by 14.2% over the previous year, the output value of the service industry of agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry and fishery was 308 million yuan, up by 4.1% over the previous year.
Significant progress was made in implementation of the strategy of rural revitalization. Songjiang District was selected as the national agricultural green development pilot area, Maogang Town was listed as one of the Ten Models of China's Beautiful Rural Construction and national “One Village, One Product” demonstration village by the Ministry of Agriculture. 40 supporting policies of the relatively concentrated residence of peasants were formulated focusing on the strong agriculture, the beautiful countryside and the rich peasants, 1,176 households signed contracts for the relatively concentrated residence of peasants. The construction of municipal rural revitalization demonstration villages was carried out in an orderly manner, Huangqiao Village, as a double pilot village in Shanghai, have completed and delivered 64 new houses of the first phase. 40 villages have completed the improvement of living environment, 29 rural roads have been upgraded, and 3 villages have been awarded municipal beautiful rural demonstration villages. Third party satisfaction evaluation of rural revitalization ranked first in Shanghai. Agricultural development was green, high-quality and efficient, the yield of autumn grain per mu reached 587kg, ranking first in Shanghai. The assessment of district mayor responsibility system of grain safety ranked first in Shanghai.
The development level of family farms was steadily improved. In 2019, there were 906 households family farms in the district with an area of 0.1378 million mu, of which 657 were farmers of mechanized farming, 91 were farmers of planting and breeding. As the only representative of farmers in Shanghai, Li Chunfeng, the family farmer, boarded the “Hope Field” square floats on the 70th anniversary of National Day.
Agricultural brand effect has been further strengthened. Songjiang Rice “Song-xiang-jing 1018” was awarded the national gold medal of the second National Rice Variety Evaluation and Comparison. “Damao” Huangpu River hairy crab has been awarded the Golden Crab Award and the Best Taste Award in the National Crab Competition for 9 consecutive years. Cangqiao crystal pear was awarded the gold medal of the 20th China Green Food Expo.
The momentum of industrial development was steady, the industrial structure, capability level and emerging industrial kinetic energy has been continuously optimized, which laid a solid foundation for the development of emerging industries. In 2019, the industrial added value of the district reached 76.681 billion yuan, up by 4.0% over the previous year. The total industrial output value was 412.631 billion yuan, up by 0.5% over the previous year, among which the industrial output value above designated size was 371.622 billion yuan. During the year, the industrial sales value reached 412.447 billion yuan, up by 0.4% year-on-year.
Three Competitive Industries
In 2019, three competitive industries achieved a total industrial output value of 289.066 billion yuan, accounting for 77.8% of the district’s output value from enterprises above the designated size. Among them, the output value of electronic information industry was 155.405 billion yuan, that of modern equipment industry was 105.918 billion yuan, and that of urban industry was 27.742 billion yuan.
Strategic Emerging Industries
In 2019, the strategic emerging industries (manufacturing sector) achieved a total industrial output value of 106.454 billion yuan, up by 5.7% over the previous year, accounting for 28.6% of the district’s total. Among them, the Six Strategic Emerging Industries achieved an industrial output value of 73.242 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 10.6%. Some industries achieved relatively rapid growth, for example, new energy increased 45.6% year-on-year, new material increased 20.4% year-on-year, and biology increased 10% year-on-year.
The growth of G60 Sci-tech Corridor supported the strong development of the district’s construction industry. In 2019, the added value of construction industry was 3.828 billion yuan, up by 16.0% over the previous year. By the end of the year, there were 181 companies with qualifications of third level or above in construction industry, and the total output value of construction industry was 20.433 billion yuan, up by 31.9% over the previous year. According to the grade of qualification, the first grade qualification enterprises completed 8.132 billion yuan in output value of construction industry, up by 76.2% over the previous year; the second grade qualification enterprises completed 7.882 billion yuan in output value of construction industry, up by 29.1% over the previous year; the third grade qualification enterprises completed 4.328 billion yuan in output value of construction industry, down by 5.7% over the previous year. By the end of the year, the construction area of the above-qualified construction enterprises in the region was 8.5219 million square meters, up by 41.3% over the previous year; the completed area was 3.4808 million square meters, up by 88.8% over the previous year.
Financial industry realized double-digit growth. In 2019, the added value of financial industry was 5.584 billion yuan, up by 11.6% over the previous year. By the end of the year, there were 32 banks in the district. The balance of bank deposits totaled 369.125 billion yuan, up by 24.5% over the beginning of the year, of which 301.444 billion yuan were RMB deposit, accounting for 81.7% of the total deposit balance. The balance of bank loans was 231.822 billion yuan, up by 21.5% over the beginning of the year, of which 190.855 billion yuan were RMB loan, accounting for 82.3% of the total loan balance. By the end of the year, there were 28 securities companies in the district. The transaction value of securities for the year was 835.23 billion yuan, up by 73.1% year-on-year. Among the transaction value, 98.643 billion yuan was for national bonds, up by 79.1% over the previous year; 575.752 billion yuan was for stocks, up by 75.7% over the previous year; and 18.936 billion yuan was for funds, down by 8.4% over the previous year.
Leading power of commercial business kept stable. In 2019, the added value of wholesale and retail trade in the region reached 16.724 billion yuan, up by 3.8% over the previous year; and the added value of accommodation and catering industry was 1.943 billion yuan, up by 1.5% over the previous year. The total sales of commodities reached 262.949 billion yuan, up by 1.4% over the previous year. Among them, the commercial enterprises above designated size achieved sales of 8.681 billion yuan through the public Internet. The total retail sales of consumer goods reached 63.898 billion yuan, up by 5.2% over the previous year. The overall growth in the amount of retail consumption for foods, clothing, articles, fuels, and all economic types realized overall increase.
Postal and Express Delivery Services
In 2019, the total volume of postal services completed was 202 million yuan. The total volume of express delivery service enterprises above designated size in the district was 220 million, and the revenue from the express delivery business was 1.514 billion yuan.
In 2019, the total amount of telecommunications business completed was 1.004 billion yuan, up by 2% over the previous year. By the end of the year, there were 0.3567 million landline telephone subscribers in the region, down by 5.6% over the previous year, among which 0.211 million were residential telephone subscribers, down by 5.9% over the previous year; broadband subscribers reached 0.6002 million, up by 28% over the previous year; mobile subscribers reached 1.0973 million, up by 1.8% over the previous year.
In 2019, the real estate industry in the district achieved an added value of 20.314 billion yuan, up by 6.1% over the previous year. The real estate investment in the region was 33.326 billion yuan, up by 6.5% over the previous year, of which, residential investment was 25.696 billion yuan, up by 8.9% over the previous year. The commercial housing construction area was 12.973 million square meters, down by 18.2% over the previous year. The real estate sales were affected by the excessive base number caused by the blowout volume of the last year's guaranteed housing. The total annual sales area of newly-built commercial housing reached 1.4879 million square meters, down by 49.3% over the previous year; and the sales volume of new commercial housing was 38.358 billion yuan, down by 29.6% over the previous year. The transaction amount of inventory house was 14,677 units, up by 41.4% over the previous year; the transaction area was 1.4578 million square meters, up by 42% over the previous year; the transaction amount was 37.654 billion yuan, up by 46.8% over the previous year.
Attraction of Foreign Investment
In 2019, 615 foreign-invested projects and 91 capital increase projects were approved, achieved total project investment of US＄1.321 billion and contractual foreign investment of US＄890 million, up by 19.1% over the previous year, of which US＄516 million was increased investment, up by 60.6% over the previous year; actual funds in place was US＄262 million. In 2019, 121 countries and regions were newly approved for investment in Songjiang, of which 55 projects were from Taiwan, 44 projects were from Hong Kong and 35 projects were from the United States, these were ranked top three in the total amount of projects.
In 2019, the total volume of foreign trade imports and exports reached 270.338 billion yuan, of which the total import volume was 79.812 billion yuan and the total export volume was 190.525 billion yuan. According to the mode of export trade, the export volume of general trade was 46.061 billion yuan, accounting for 24.1% of the total export value, its proportion increased by 1.1 percentage points over the previous year; the processing trade export was 144.665 billion yuan. According to the types of export enterprises: foreign-funded enterprises exported 173.443 billion yuan, and domestic-funded enterprises exported 17.083 billion yuan. According to the export countries and regions, the top three exporter destinations are the United States, the European Union and Japan, with total value of 72.511 billion yuan, 38.276 billion yuan, and 18.732 billion yuan respectively.
The business environment continued to be improved and the private economy was booming. The implementation of “One Network Office Operation” and “Shanghai Citizen Cloud” Songjiang service channel were further promoted, and 149 new access platforms were set up. The examination and approval center for social investment projects was established and substantively operated, the “One Window Pass” service area for start-up enterprises was transformed and upgraded. The city issued Shanghai’s first comprehensive completion acceptance certificate of the whole process, and took the lead in realizing the “zero cost” of social investment small industrial projects in Shanghai. To implement the reform of “Delegate Power and Optimize Service”, 24 pilot projects of “the reform separating permits from the business license” were copied and promoted, list of district-level regulatory items and list of inspection & implementation were formed. A policy financing guarantee platform for small and medium-sized micro enterprises was actively built, 119 enterprises were guaranteed in the whole year, with a guarantee amount of 786 million yuan. In 2019, the number of new private economy entities reached 20,688, by the end of the year, there were 137,266 actual registered entities, up by 13,800 from the end of the previous year. The total investment in industrial support reached 543 million yuan. Private economy realized 26.64 billion yuan of tax revenue in the whole year.
The pace of orderly updates in the city proceeded. In 2019, the overall renovation of the old neighborhoods has been vigorously carrying out, with 0.587 million square meters of old residential quarters changing their old appearance and benefiting 6,454 households. 2,725 households in 6 “villages in the city” have been relocated to make room for 495 mu of construction land. The comprehensive management of illegal buildings was strengthened, 351 villages and 15 towns completed the establishment of advanced villages (towns) without illegal construction.
National Shanghai Songjiang Economic and Technological Development Zone
The reform of the institutional mechanism of the development zone continued to deepen, Songjiang Comprehensive Bonded Zone was formally established. In 2019, the development zone completed a total above-scale industrial output value of 239.595 billion yuan, accounting for 58.1% of the district’s total industrial output value. The zone attracted contractual foreign investment of US＄256 million, accounting for 19.1% of the district’s contracted foreign investment; and the total export product value reached 144.788 billion yuan, accounting for 76% of the total export volume of the region; the development zone realized 8.007 billion yuan in investment of industrial fixed assets, accounting for 48.7% of the district’s total industrial investment.
Songjiang University Town
Songjiang University Town is an important part of the structural adjustment for Shanghai's colleges and universities. The town is located in Songjiang New City, with a total land area of approximately 5.3333 million square meters. The town consists Shanghai International Studies University, Donghua University, East China University of Political Science and Law, Shanghai University of International Business and Economics, Shanghai University of Engineering and Technology, Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance and Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts. The universities in the park are relatively complete in terms of disciplines, owning unique advantages in teaching and scientific research with high level and big faculties. The town is developed into a training base for multi-type and multi-field innovative talents which promotes the harmonious development of the economy and society as well as the construction of humanistic ecology for its surrounding areas.
Sheshan National Tourism Resort
Sheshan National Tourism Resort is famous for its rich history, culture, and historical religious heritage. It is the only natural forest resort in Shanghai. In 2019, the 8 scenic spots in Sheshan Resort received a total of 8.638 million tourists, up by 7.5% over the previous year; and its operating income reached 715 million yuan.
In 2019, the construction of “Four Networks Integration” comprehensive traffic infrastructure kept stable. Shanghai-Suzhou-Huzhou Railway was approved by national environmental assessment. With a total length of 30.67 kilometers, Tram Line T1 and T2 were finished and put into operation. The construction progress of Wenxiang Road Ramp of G60 Expressway reached 70%. The construction of road infrastructure project was accelerated, Laifang Road was completed and opened to traffic, Baiquesi Road project was basically completed, Shulin Road and Chenta Road (Songjiang section) were basically completed. The construction of Minghua Road, Shenbei No.4 Road and Yexin Highway (Xinbang section) were successfully started.
Water, Electricity, Gas
公用事业服务水平持续提升。2019年，区属三家供水企业全年自来水供水总量 16340.85万立方米，比上年下降 0.6%，日均供水量44.77万立方米；售水总量13595.10万立方米，比上年下降0.6%。至年末，全年用电量100.88亿度，比上年增长1.3%；天然气售气量27324.47万立方米，比上年增长4.0%；液化气售气量34778.87吨，比上年增长1.5%。
The quality of public utility services kept improving. In 2019, the district's three water supply enterprises had a total water supply of 163.4085 million tons, down by 0.6% over the previous year, the average daily water supply capacity was 0.4477 million cubic meters, and the total sales volume was 135.951 million cubic meters, down by 0.6% over the previous year. By the end of the year, the annual electricity consumption was 10.088 billion kWh, up by 1.3% over the previous year; natural gas consumption was 273.2447 million cubic meters, up by 4.0% over the previous year; liquefied gas consumption reached 34,778.87 tons, up by 1.5% over the previous year.
Urban Environmental Protection
Environmental protection and remediation continued to increase. In 2019, the investment for environmental protection was 9.183 billion yuan, equivalent to 5.8% of the regional GDP. By the end of the year, 354 small and medium-sized oil-fired & gas-fired boilers was retrofitted with low nitrogen. The number of excellent air days in the year was 296, and the excellent rate of ambient air quality was 81.5%, 5.6 percentage points higher than that of the previous year; the average annual concentration of PM2.5 was 38 μg/m3, down by 2.6% over the previous year. River regulation continued to strengthen, 132 sections of small and medium-sized rivers were regulated throughout the year.
加大生活垃圾全程分类体系建设。2019年，全区垃圾分类覆盖家庭累计50万户，631 个小区推广“定时定点”投放模式，累计创建601 个达标小区。居民分类参与度和准确率大幅提高，全年日均处置生活垃圾1835 吨（干垃圾1218 吨，湿垃圾617 吨）、可回收物298 吨，全年收运有害垃圾3.62 吨。成功创建“上海市生活垃圾分类示范区”，10 个街镇成功创建市级生活垃圾分类示范街镇。
The construction of the whole process garbage classification system was strengthened. In 2019, 0.5 million households started to participate in garbage classification, “Fixed Time and Position” delivery mode had been promoted in 631 residential quarters, and 601 residential quarters were up to standard. The participation and accuracy of residents' garbage classification has been greatly improved, with an average daily disposal amount of 1,835 tons of domestic waste (1,218 tons of dry waste and 617 tons of wet waste) and 298 tons of recyclable waste. 3.62 tons of hazardous waste were collected and transported throughout the year. Songjiang was successfully built into “Shanghai Garbage Classification Demonstration District”, 10 sub-districts and towns were successfully awarded “Municipal Garbage Classification Demonstration Town”.
绿林建设步伐加快。2019年，大力推进以“七廊一片”为重点的造林规划设计和施工，基本完成天马重点生态廊道建设6368 亩，完成生态公益林建设5595 亩。新建公共绿地57.34 公顷、街心花园6座、绿道16.3 公里、立体绿化1.59 万平方米。
The pace of green forest construction was accelerated. In 2019, Songjiang vigorously promoted the design and construction of afforestation with “Seven Corridors and One Area” as its core, and basically completed the construction of 6368 mu of Tianma Key Ecological Corridor and 5595 mu of ecological public welfare forest. 57.34 hectares of public green space, 6 street gardens, 16.3 kilometers of greenways and 15,900 square meters of vertical planting were newly built during the year.
The energy level of information infrastructure construction was promoted. In 2019, the total industrial output value of electronic information industry was 155.405 billion yuan, accounting for 41.8% of the district’s industrial output value above designated scale. In the whole year, electronic information industry realized 4.099 billion yuan of fixed asset investment, up by 53.1% over the previous year, accounting for 7.3% of the district’s fixed asset investment. The 5G construction pattern were preliminarily formed, 1,441 5G base stations were built in the district, of which 1,420 has been put into operation, ranking the third in Shanghai in terms of construction completion rate. The 5G Industrial Base of Yangtze River Delta G60 Sci-tech Corridor was set up, and COSMOPlat National Industrial Internet Innovation and Application Experience Center was settled in Songjiang, which was the first national cross-industry and cross-domain platform innovation application experience center. More than 10 industrial Internet platforms with national influence, such as Haier COSMOPlat and UFIDA Jingzhi, and 3 national double cross platforms were successively introduced to Songjiang and gaining ground.
2019年，全区实现新增就业岗位18467个，帮助长期失业青年实现就业 476人，帮扶引领成功创业 675户，城镇登记失业控制数6409人。全年开展职业培训33729人，其中高级及以上职业资格培训588人，创业培训116人，中高级层次培训数量占26.6%。
In 2019, 18,467 new jobs were created, 476 long-term unemployed youths were employed, 675 families were successfully assisted and started business, and 6,409 people were registered as the urban unemployed. During the year, 33,729 people engaged in vocational training, 588 people engaged in senior and above professional qualifications, and 116 people engaged in entrepreneurial training, the number of middle and senior-level training accounted for 26.6%.
Income of Urban and Rural Residents
According to a sample survey, the district’s per capita disposable income of households was 56,838 yuan in 2019, up by 8.9% over the previous year. The growth rate exceeded the average growth rate of Shanghai by 0.7%, which ranked second in the suburbs. Among them, wage income was 42,845 yuan, up by 8.6% over the previous year; operating income was 1,928 yuan, down by 0.5% over the previous year; property income was 7,172 yuan, up by 2.3% over the previous year; transfer income was 4,893 yuan, up by 28.9% over the previous year.
Savings and Living Standards
At the end of 2019, the balance of savings deposits of residents was 124.445 billion yuan, up by 16.7% from the beginning of the year. In 2019, the construction area of indemnificatory apartments was 6.7476 million square meters, the investment amount of indemnificatory apartments was 11.613 billion yuan, and the sales area of indemnificatory apartments was 0.5817 million square meters. In the year, 7,124 suites of relocation and resettlement houses began construction and 4,062 suites were completed, 3 public rental housing projects with a total of 237 suites were completed. 576 households were granted rent subsidy for low-rental housing of about 12.1 million yuan, and a total of 230 suites of low-rental housing were arranged.
Elderly Care Services
扎实推进养老服务重点工程、实事项目。2019年，全区完成115张失智老人照护床位改造、6家薄弱养老机构改造、300张护理型床位改造，新建综合为老服务中心4家、日间服务中心9家、助餐点8家、新建老年活动室21家，改建老年活动室72家，完成21家养老机构3633台故障电弧探测器安装工作。至年末，全区共有养老机构 24 家，长者照护之家11家，养老床位数7020张，收养各类人员3502 人。全年提供居家养老服务504556人次，为8000名高龄老人提供家庭互助服务（老伙伴计划项目）。
Solid progress was made in key projects and practical projects for elderly care services. In 2019, the district completed the reconstruction of 115 nursing beds for the dementia elderly, 6 weak elderly care institutions, 300 nursing beds, 72 elderly activity rooms; construction of 4 integrated elderly service centers, 9 daytime service centers, 8 catering service stations, 21 elderly activity rooms and installation of 3,633 fault arc detectors in 21 elderly care institutions. By the end of 2019, 3,502 people were cared for in 24 elderly care institutions, 11 elderly care homes and 7,020 beds in the district. In the whole year, 0.504556 million people were provided with home-based elderly care services, and 8,000 elderly people were provided with family mutual assistance services (old partner plan project).
Social relief system continued to expand. In 2019, the adjustment of social assistance standards, two subsidies for the disabled and the adjustment of grain and oil for the poverty-alleviation were completed to ensure the basic livelihood of the needy. Throughout the year, 0.291 million people of various types of assistance were implemented, and 157 million yuan of relief funds were distributed. Among them, the minimum living guarantee for urban residents was 48,000 people with 49.507 million yuan; the minimum living guarantee for rural residents was 8,650 people with 8.135 million yuan.
Integration of Industry and Finance
Songjiang is dedicated to build a new highland of integration of industry and finance. The city has precisely connected and set up the science and technology innovation board, piloted the registration system reform and co-built G60 Sci-tech Corridor Capital Market Service Base with Shanghai Stock Exchange. With the approval of China Securities Regulatory Commission, the city set up G60 Comprehensive Index and G60 Component Index, and Haohai Bio-tech became the first science and technology innovation board listed enterprise in Songjiang. The People's Bank of China issued “the comprehensive service plan for financial support to the development of advanced manufacturing industry in the Yangtze River Delta G60 Sci-tech Corridor”, launched 15 policy measures such as “credit science and technology loans”, and the G60 Comprehensive Financial Service Platform was officially put into operation. To explore the transfer & transformation of sci-tech achievements and the operation & transaction of intellectual property rights, the city has set up a joint academician workstation, and launched the Yangtze River Delta G60 Sci-tech Cloud Platform.
The formation of innovative enterprise clusters was accelerated. In 2019, there were a net increase of 310 high-tech enterprises in the district, and the total number of high-tech enterprises exceeded 1,080, up by 40.3% over the previous year. 14 new small giant enterprises (including cultivation) were added, the total number of small giant enterprises (including cultivation) reached 143 in the whole district, and 5 enterprises became the first batch of “Specialized, Fined, Peculiar and New Small Giant” enterprises of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, ranking first in Shanghai tied with Pudong New Area. 117 municipal “specialized, fined, peculiar and new” enterprises have been added, ranking second in Shanghai, and 5 municipal enterprise technology centers have been added. Three new municipal innovation carriers were added, and Tus-Caohejing Sci-tech Business Incubator was approved as national sci-tech business incubator.
Innovation energy was constantly released. In 2019, there were 15,053 patent applications in the district, up by 20.3% over the previous year, ranking fourth in Shanghai in terms of quantity; the amount of patent authorizations reached 9,906, up by 9.2% over the previous year, ranking fourth in Shanghai in terms of quantity. By the end of the year, there were 39,496 valid patents in the district, up by 6,183 over the previous year, ranking the fourth in Shanghai in terms of quantity; among them, 8,276 were valid invention patents, up by 975 over the previous year. There were 47.3 effective invention patents per 10,000 people, up by 5.6 over the previous year. Songjiang was identified as national intellectual property pilot city (urban area), with 3 national intellectual property demonstration enterprises, 12 national intellectual property advantage enterprises, 1 national intellectual property pilot park, 3 national intellectual property protection standardization (cultivation) markets, 55 municipal professional work demonstration (pilot) enterprises and 7 municipal intellectual property demonstration (pilot) parks. Quality improvement actions were carried out, with 38 enterprises leading or participating in the formulation and revision of 63 national and industrial standards.
Popular Science Brand
The atmosphere of popular science education has been constantly created. There are 66 popular science education bases in the district, including 5 at the national level, 18 at the municipal level (including the national level), 48 at the district level (including 18 enterprise bases). The city has held National Science Popularization Day, the Yangtze River Delta G60 Sci-tech Corridor (Songjiang) Science and Technology Festival and distributed 108 science popularization lectures, 44 hands-on courses, 2 training for primary-level science popularization cadres, and 10 courses for “Little Science Interpreters”.
2019年，全区新建成学校10所，开办7所，在泗泾地区合作开办上师大附属松江实验学校，将“环大学城教育新高地”由中心城区逐步向农村区域辐射。推进区域大中小幼思政课一体化建设，与9所高校签署共建协议。依托品牌学校办学优势，新组建民乐学校、上经贸大附校、上师大松江实验、三新学校4个紧密型教育集团。有序推进11 所公办初中“强校工程”，持续提升实验校办学水平。九亭中学被评为全国教育系统先进集体。全年招聘教师 790 人，其中大学毕业生 682人，在职引进 96 人。加强骨干教师培养，3名教师入围区领军人才名单，7名教师入选区拔尖人才计划名单，全年新晋正高级教师7人，1人被评为全国优秀教师。中考成绩持续保持高位发展，全区六科平均分520.15分，高出全市平均2.13分。高考本科（含艺体类）达线率95.98%，再创新高，5名学生被清华、北大录取。
至年末，全区共有各级各类学校 435 所，中、小、幼、职、特五类教育在校学生15.69万人，比上年增长 3.2%。全区各类学校教职工共1.96 万人，比上年增长 4.2%，其中专任教师1.28 万人，比上年增长 5.5%.
In 2019, there were 10 newly-built schools and 7 newly-opened schools in the district, and Songjiang Experimental School Affiliated to Shanghai Normal University was jointly established in Sijing Town, which gradually radiated the “new highland of education around university town” from the downtown area to the rural area. The integration of ideological and political courses in regional universities, primary and secondary schools was promoted, and joint construction agreements were signed with 9 universities. Relying on the advantages of brand schools, four close education groups have been set up, including Minle School, Affiliated School of Shanghai University of International Business and Economics, Songjiang Experimental School Affiliated to Shanghai Normal University and Sanxin School. The “Strong School Project” of 11 public junior high schools were orderly promoted, and the running level of experimental schools continued to improve. Jiuting High School was rated as the advanced collective of the national education system. 790 teachers were recruited throughout the year, including 682 university graduates and 96 in-service teachers. The training of key teachers was strengthened, 3 teachers were shortlisted in the leading talents list of the district, 7 teachers were selected in the top talents plan list of the district, 7 new senior teachers were recruited throughout the year, and 1 teacher was rated as the national excellent teacher. The results of the senior high school entrance examination continued to maintain a high level of development, with an average score of 520.15 for the six subjects, 2.13 points higher than Shanghai's average. College entrance examination undergraduate line rate (including arts and sports) hit record highs and reached 95.98%, 5 students were admitted to Tsinghua University and Peking University.
By the end of the year, there were 435 schools of all kinds and at all levels in the district, with 156,900 students enrolled in five categories of education, including primary and secondary schools, kindergartens, vocational schools, and special education units, up by 3.2% over the previous year. There were 19,600 teachers and workers in all kinds of schools, up by 4.2% over the previous year, including 12,800 full-time teachers, up by 5.5% over the previous year.
By the end of the year, there were 29 public medical and health institutions with 5,735 professional health technicians and 4,078 beds. In the whole year, the number of outpatient and emergency treatment reached 8.2843 million, up by 4.1% over the previous year; the average outpatient and emergency treatment cost was 214.8 yuan, up by 10.8% over the previous year. The infant mortality rate was 1.42 ‰ and the maternal mortality rate was 0, reaching the level of the most developed countries and regions in the world.
By the end of the year, the family doctor service had covered 40 service stations and 70 village clinics, with a coverage rate of 100%. The “establishment of hierarchical diagnosis and treatment map” won the “Top 10 Innovative Measures of Shanghai Medical Reform" in 2019. The real-time evaluation of community comprehensive reform continued to be the first in Shanghai. The average response time of pre-hospital emergency was 11 minutes 25 seconds, 39 seconds faster than that of the previous year. Songjiang District Central Hospital and Fangta Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital were selected as the first batch of 25 regional medical center construction units in Shanghai; Songjiang District Central Hospital became the 14th affiliated hospital of Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, and successfully completed the on-site grade evaluation of the establishment of the third grade class-B comprehensive hospital. In cooperation with Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, the construction of Songjiang Institute of Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine was launched, and a strategic cooperation agreement was signed with the Ninth People’s Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine to promote the “four co-construction”. Songjiang's health service has entered a new stage of superior quality and high-quality development.
Humane Songjiang construction was further advanced. In 2019, Songjiang successfully passed the inspection of Shanghai taking the lead in basically building a modern public cultural service system. Songjiang held the Shanghai Cultural Brand Promotion Conference and Jiangnan Cultural Academic Seminar, and officially opened Jiangnan Cultural Research Base, Jiangnan Cultural Research Institute and Songjiang Cultural Creation Research Institute. The city held the third “Pingfutie” Cup International Calligraphy and Seal Cutting Competition was held, and the 10th anniversary of the opening of Cheng Shifa Art Museum, the special exhibition of Cheng Shifa's calligraphy and painting works, the first Yangtze River Delta Nine Cities Calligraphy and Painting Invitation Exhibition and other important exhibition activities. The examine and comment of the seventh batch of district-level intangible cultural heritage projects and the fifth batch of district-level intangible cultural heritage inheritors were completed. Form & Will Boxing successfully applied for the sixth batch of representative projects of Shanghai intangible cultural heritage.
The “People Star” selection activity was carried out in 2019, with about 25,000 participants and more than 0.47 million citizens participating in the activity. In the whole year, 34,000 cultural activities were carried out, about 4.43 million people participated in the activities; 0.2914 million people attended in library circulation, 0.7719 million books were lent to citizens; 0.3954 million people visited museums, art galleries and art galleries of the whole district; 10,621 public welfare films, 1,127 public welfare performances and 48,000 books were distributed to citizens. The publicity of news and public opinions was strengthened, a total of 5,140 news programs were collected, compiled and broadcast throughout the year, and 712 programs were applied by municipal media.
2019年，顺利举办 2019 高尔夫“世锦赛—汇丰冠军赛”、2019“G60”上海佘山国际半程马拉松、全国击剑冠军总决赛、“G60”全国桥牌赛等国际国内重大赛事，以及佘山元旦登高、城市定向赛、端午龙舟赛、长三角龙舟（凤舟）邀请赛等一系列品牌赛事。全年共承办、协办国际大赛1次，全国性赛事8次，市级赛事、活动28次，举办区级赛事、活动119次，吸引7万余人次市民参与各类体育赛事活动。全年在国家级比赛中获金牌13枚、银牌15枚、铜牌23枚，在市级比赛中获金牌80枚，银牌53枚、铜牌62枚。
In 2019, major international and domestic events were successfully held, such as the 2019 Golf “World Championship - HSBC Champions”, 2019 “G60” Shanghai Sheshan International Half Marathon, National Fencing Championship Finals, “G60” National Bridge Competition. A series of brand events were also held, such as Sheshan New Year's Day Climbing, City Orienteering, Dragon Boat Race, and Yangtze River Delta Dragon Boat (Phoenix Boat) Invitational Race. In the whole year, 1 international competition, 8 national competitions, 28 municipal competitions and activities, 119 district competitions and activities were hosted and co-organized, attracting more than 70,000 people to participate in various sports events. In the whole year, athletes of the city won 13 gold medals, 15 silver medals, 23 bronze medals in national competitions and 80 gold medals, 53 silver medals, 62 bronze medals in municipal competitions.
In 2019, the statistical survey of sports venues was successfully completed. Sports venues in the city cover a total area of 4.7318 million square meters, ranking the third in Shanghai. Throughout the year, 1 new public gymnasium, 2 public courts, 11 public fitness trails and 109 new and updated intellectual fitness parks were built. By the end of the year, there were 981 intellectual fitness parks, 69 public fitness trails (including 10 urban greenways), 32 public courts and 15 public gyms.
In 2019, Songjiang tourism revenues reached 12.483 billion yuan, up by 13.5% over the previous year. The total number of tourists reached 21.0123 million, up by 12.3% over the previous year. By the end of 2019, there were 7 star-rated hotels in Songjiang, including 3 five-star hotels (Songjiang New Century Grand Hotel, The Yuluxe Sheshan, Shanghai and Sofitel Shanghai Sheshan Oriental); 2 four-star hotels (Neo-Sunshine Hotel and The Qube Hotel Xinqiao). In 2019, tourism hotels in Songjiang received 2.6789 million people, the average room occupancy rate was 62.3%. By the end of 2019, there were 68 tourist agencies in the district, group size reached 0.6034 million people.
InterContinental Shanghai Sheshan Shimao
InterContinental Shanghai Sheshan Shimao is an innovative design work. It took 12 years to finish the construction of the hotel. This novel hotel follows the natural environment, makes full use of the curved surface of the deep pit wall to hang and build on the deep pit wall. The main body is composed of 2 layers above the surface and 15 layers 88 meters below the surface, which makes the world amazing. The hotel is located at the foot of Tianmashan Hill, 32 kilometers away from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport and Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station. It is adjacent to Sheshan National Forest Park, Chenshan Botanical Garden and other tourist attractions. The hotel has about 900 square meters of pillar-less banquet hall and 5 multi-functional conference rooms with different areas. Among them, the “Miracle” banquet hall with beautiful skylight scenery can be divided into three separate banquet halls, and display vehicles can be driven directly into the venue, providing an ideal choice for a variety of conference activities including large business exhibition, small private gathering, unique board meeting, company annual meeting, weddings and so on.
Sheshan National Forest Park
Sheshan National Forest Park is the only natural mountainous forest touring site in Shanghai. The park covers an area of 267 acres with 79.44% of the land covered by forests. There are 12 hills in the park, stretching their way from the southwest to the northeast, like a string of jade pearls with a total length of 13km, offering Shanghai’s flat land a mountainous view. In June 1993, the former National Ministry of Forestry approved the establishment of Sheshan National Forest Park. In 2001, it was honored as one of the first national 4A-level touring sites. The scenic spots that opened to the public are East Sheshan Hill Park, West Sheshan Hill Park, Tianmashan Hill Park and Xiaokunshan Hill Park.
Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden
Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden is located in Sheshan National Tourist Resort (No.3888 Chenhua Highway). It is created through collaboration between Shanghai Municipal Government, Chinese Academy of Sciences and the State Forestry Administration, which combines scientific research, popular science and sightseeing purpose. This remarkable 207-hectare botanical garden is the largest one in East China. Chenshan Ancient Site in the garden was announced by Shanghai Municipal Government as a cultural relics protection unit of Shanghai in April 2014. The site was first found in early 2009, covering an area of about 16 hectares. It is preliminarily determined to be an ancient cultural site in the Shang and Zhou dynasties.
The botanical garden consists of four functional areas: the central exhibition area, the plant conservation area, the plant areas on five continents, and the peripheral buffer zone. The exhibition greenhouse covers an area of 12,608 square meters. It consists of Tropical Flower and Fruit Museum, Sand Botany Museum and Exotic Botany Museum. It is the largest exhibition greenhouse group in Asia. Among them, Sand Botany Museum is the largest indoor sandy botany exhibition hall in the world. Now Chenshan Botanical Garden is a national 4A-level scenic spot.
Shanghai Square Pagoda Park
Built in 1978, Shanghai Square Pagoda Park covers an area of 182 mu. Its original site was the downtown of Huating during the Tang and Song Dynasties. There are 8 national, municipal and district unmovable cultural relics in the park, including Xingshengjiao Temple Pagoda, which was announced as national key cultural relics protection unit by the State Council in November 1996; Lanrui Hall, Screen Wall of Engraved Bricks, Chen Huacheng Memorial Temple, Temple of the Queen of Heaven and Wangxian Bridge were announced as Shanghai municipal cultural relics protection unit in April 2014, Stone Statues of Ming Dynasty, Front Hall of Zhang’s Residence were announced as Songjiang district relics protection unit in June 2013.
The entire landscape is centered on the Square Pagoda of Northern Song Dynasty, surrounded by the Wangxian Bridge of Southern Song Dynasty, Screen Wall of Engraved Bricks of Ming Dynasty, Lanrui Hall, stone carving garden, Temple of the Queen of Heaven, Chen Huacheng Memorial Hall, Helou (how humble) Veranda, Qichang Corridor and so on. The park is rated as national 4A-level scenic spot.
Shanghai Zuibaichi Park
With an area of 76 mu, Shanghai Zuibaichi Park is one of the five ancient gardens in Shanghai. There are two immovable cultural relics in the park, including Zuibaichi, which was announced as Shanghai municipal cultural relics protection unit in April 2014; Woodcarving Hall, which was announced as Songjiang county cultural relics protection unit in July 1985. The predecessor of the garden was Guyang Garden, the residence of Zhu Zhichun, a jinshi (a successful candidate in the highest imperial examinations) in the Song Dynasty. The garden was also a place for Dong Qichang (a famous calligrapher and painter in Ming Dynasty) to drink and write poems. 370 years ago, during the period of Shunzhi of the Qing Dynasty, it was a private villa of Gu Dashen, chef of the Ministry of Works, he rebuilt the garden and changed its name to “Zuibaichi” because he worshipped Bai Juyi (poet of the Tang dynasty). The garden has many pavilions, terraces and open halls such as Letian Xuan (a small room or veranda with windows) of Song Dynasty, Simian (four sides) Hall, Yi Fang (a boat-shaped building), Reading Hall of Ming Dynasty, and Cottage above the Pool, Xuehai Hall, Baocheng Building, Woodcarving Hall of Qing Dynasty. Art treasures such as stone carvings of Zhao Mengfu's calligraphy authentic works “Visit to the Red Cliff” of Yuan Dynasty, and steles of “Portraits of Excellent Talents in Yunjian” of Qing Dynasty are collected in the park. There are countless contemporary calligraphers’ inscribed tablets and couplets hanging in the park. Now the park is rated as national 3 A-level scenic spot.
Guangfulin Site of Ancient Culture
Guangfulin Site of Ancient Culture is located in the north of Songjiang New City, it spans from Longyuan Road to the east, Guangfulin Road to the south, Shenjing River to the west and North Yinze Road to the north. Covering an area of about 850 mu, it is the most abundant and valuable among 29 cultural sites in Shanghai. There are three immovable cultural relics in the site, including Guangfulin Site of Ancient Culture, which was announced as national key cultural relics protection unit by the State Council in May 2013; Chen Zilong Tomb, which was announced as Shanghai municipal cultural relics protection unit in November 1987; Zhiye Bridge, which was announced as Songjiang district cultural relics protection point in January 2016.
The site takes the protection zone of archaeological site as the core, and presents its original form with farming ecological culture and authentic rural scenery. The profound cultural is the core competitiveness of Guangfulin, which includes cultural display area, folk display area, religious display area, archeological site exhibition hall and porcelain kiln exhibition hall. Guangfulin echoes Songjiang Prefectural City, Songjiang City of Warehouse, Sijing Ancient Town and other historical and cultural scenes, which has become the destination of “Root-seeking Journey of Profound Culture” in Shanghai.
Guangfulin Country Park
Guangfulin Country Park is one of the “5+2” pilot country parks in Shanghai. It is located on the south side of Sheshan National Forest Park, next to the Guangfulin Cultural Site.
Guangfulin Country Park is built around the five core elements of “field, water, road, forest, and village”, and is based on the natural ecological landscape of farming. It is composed of farm picking, fruiting scenery, wetland fishing villages, and camping bases. The block is divided into 12 areas, such as rape flower field, green field trail, peach blossom island, forest oxygen bar, rice field, and rice scent with leisurely shadow. It is supplemented by cultural exhibitions, RV camping, fruit picking, fishing and sightseeing walks, which becomes a comprehensive country recreation area.
Located in the west of Songjiang New City, Thames Town is a landmark reflecting the whole style of the new city. It covers an area of 1 square kilometer, with the biggest artificial lake in the city to its east. With green trees and clear lake, Thames Town shows an original English country style. The style of Thames Town introduces the local style and residential features of towns along Thames River in England, pursues the best harmony between human and nature, and embodies the strong modernized, internationalized, ecological and tourist culture of Songjiang New City. Among them, a consecutive multi-functional pedestrian street and riverside English Square become the main axis of the town. It is also a good place for residents and tourists to gather, perform, relax and communicate. It is rich in levels, fascinating, and the overall atmosphere is full of life sentiment and fun.
Shanghai Film Park
Shanghai Film Park is located at No.4915 Beisong Highway in Chedun Town. It is a combination of film and television shooting, tourism, and cultural communication. The park consists of shooting scenes such as “Nanjing Road in the 1930s”, “Jing'an Temple Road”, “Lane of Shi-ku-men”, “Old Town of Shanghai”, “Shiliupu Pier”, “12 Stores in the Republic of China Period”, “Deyilou Teahouse”, “Kaisiling Western Restaurant”, “Rainbow Bar”, “Hongxiang Clothing Store”, “Gate of Chamber of Commerce Shanghai”, “Ping'an Grand Theater”, “Old Railway Station”, “European Buildings”, “Suzhou Creek Neighborhood”, “Church”, “Peace Plaza”, “Zhejiang Road Steel Bridge”, “Lake & Hills” and large soundstages, costume warehouses, set-decoration and prop warehouses, and construction workshops etc. Its entertainment programs include “Tram Car Tour”, “SFS Costume & Props Exhibition”, “Witness Film Shooting” and so on. It is now a national 4A-level scenic spot.
Shanghai Shengqiang Studio Base
Located at No.18 Changgu Road in Yongfeng Sub-district, Shanghai Shengqiang Studio Base is a professional film and television shooting base, with many Ming, Qing and Republic-style buildings and garden scenes, indoor studio and hotel accommodation. “Unparalleled in the World”, “Ip Man 4”, “The House Seller”, “Nothing Gold Can Stay”, “The Legend of Xiao Chuo”, “Property of the People”, “Endgame” and many other film and television works have been set here.
Shanghai Happy Valley
Officially opened on September 12, 2009，Shanghai Happy Valley has seven major themes including“Sunshine Harbor, Happy Hour, Hurricane Bay，Gold Mine Town，Happy Ocean, Shanghai Bund, Shangri-La”and more than 100 entertainment and scenic projects, more than 10 top-level entertainment projects and more than 10,000 seats in the performance venue.
Shanghai Happy Valley has a lot of advanced amusement devices such as “Wooden Roller Coaster-Fireball”, the 90-degree vertical drop roller coaster “Diving Coaster”, the ball-screen flying theater “Wonderland: Crossing 30 °N”, etc. Here is a collection of large-scale cross media real-life water show “Lake of Illusions”, a film and television stunt real-life drama“New Shanghai Bund”integrating experience, participation and interaction, and other wonderful performing activities around the world. There are also the OCT Grand Theatre, which can accommodate 4,000 people, and Arthur palace, which is a large multi-functional hall integrating functions of banquet, catering, conference, exhibition, and other large theme venues. In recent years, Shanghai Happy Valley has successively launched large-scale cross media live water show “Lake of Illusions” and other projects, the brand-new Shanghai Bund themed area, and the “Magical Metropolis New Circus” and many other upgrading projects to create an “endless happy valley”.
Shanghai Playa Maya Water Park
Located in the scenic Sheshan National Tourist Resort, Shanghai Playa Maya Water Park is a large-scale water park in East China. Focusing on the integration of elements of “thrill” and “family trip”, the park combines ancient Maya culture and modern water recreation experience, which is another masterpiece launched by OCT Group in East China after Shanghai Happy Valley.
At present, the park covers an area of about 0.2 million square meters, with nearly 40 aquatic amusement facilities and landscape projects including 4 slideways of water diving machine “Speedy Python”, 2-track water roller coaster “Bumblebee” with hydromagnetic technology, the water racing "Big Octopus Slide", deep sea vortex experience project “Giant Beast Bowl”, magic interactive water village "Maya Water Village", 4-slideway combination "Four Drive Legend City", super trumpet with a diameter of 23 meters and slideway portfolio“Snake Ring” and “Sun Whirlwind”. The park also has more than 100 kinds of parent-child water playing equipment in 5 family amusement areas, many of which have won professional equipment awards from international tourism association.
Shanghai Moon Lake Sculpture Park
Shanghai Moon Lake Sculpture Park is located in Sheshan National Tourist Resort. It is an artistic landscape park which integrates modern sculpture, architectural art, natural landscape and high-end rest and entertainment. The park is composed of Xiaoshe Hill, Moon Lake and the hinterland surround Moon Lake. The park covers an area of 1,300 mu with 465 mu of Moon Lake as the center. The lakeside is divided into four coastal areas with different features of spring, summer, autumn and winter. At present, more than 30 world sculptures from Europe, America, Japan and China are adorned in the natural landscape, showing the concept of "returning to nature and enjoying art" of the park, and creating a beautiful art paradise. The park is now a national 4A-level scenic spot.
Shanghai Shimao Elf-themed Park
Shanghai Shimao Elf-themed Park takes up a land of 60,000 square meters. The park is divided into phase I and phase II, including Deep Pit Secret Area, Smurfs Area and Adventure King Area. Phase I "Deep Pit Secret Area" had been opened to the public in December 2018. In 2019, the first Smurfs-themed park in Asia-Pacific was put into trial operation，the park covers an area of about 19,300 square meters, including Adventure King Area and Smurfs Area. It integrates IP image, scene story and interactive experience through world-class technology, so that visitors can experience the unique charm of modern technology.
Wushe Leisure and Sightseeing Agriculture Park
Wushe Leisure and Sightseeing Agriculture Park covers a land of 7,000 mu, combining ecological agriculture, leisure and sightseeing, the park is an ideal place to learn about agriculture, enjoy idyllic view, experience rural life, and have some relax. Fresh air and graceful pastoral environment makes the park a paradise for tourists.
Fishing and Recreation Center in Shanghai Western Fishing Village
Fishing and Recreation Center in Shanghai Western Fishing Village takes up a land of over 600 mu, and is one of the best equipped fishing centers in eastern China. It opened to the public first in September 2004. Now there is a pool of over 300 mu for leisure fishing, 8 mu for competitive fishing. The center also owns an biological forest of nearly 100 mu.
Shanghai Tianma Circuit
Located at No.3000 Shenzhuan Highway in Sheshan Town, also the southwest side of Tianma Entrance and Exit of G1501 Shanghai Ring Expressway, Shanghai Tianma Circuit covers an area of about 230 mu. Officially put into operation in 2004, the circuit is an F4 track certified by FIA. As a platform integrating recreation, learning and competition, the circuit provides ideal service for enjoying automobile culture, corporate PR activities, tourism and vacation, racing leisure and entertainment, safe driving training and other activities. Its track’s length is 2.063km with 14 turns, including 8 left-turns and 6 right-turns. Equipped with multi-functional hall, VIP box, training center, thousand people stand and other facilities, the circuit has held many major domestic and international championships.
Shanghai Sheshan Interational Golf Club
上海佘山国际高尔夫俱乐部位于佘山国家旅游度假区的核心区，是上海地区地面起伏度最大的高尔夫球场。俱乐部占地面积 2200亩、全长 7140码，包括一座18洞72标准杆符合国际锦标赛标准的高尔夫球场、高尔夫酒店公寓、具有托斯卡纳风格的高尔夫别墅以及配套的休闲度假设施。
Located in the core area of Sheshan National Tourist Resort, Shanghai Sheshan International Golf Club has the most drastically undulating landscape in Shanghai. The club covers an area of 2,200 mu, with a total length of 7,140 yards, including a golf course of 18 holes and 72 pars that meets international standards, together with a golf hotel apartment, golf villas of Tuscany style and attached recreational facilities.
Songjiang Museum is a local chronicles museum, where the historical relics in Songjiang are collected, researched, and exhibited. The 2-storey exhibition room covers an area of 1,600 square meters. The basic exhibition of “Treasures Buried in the Sand”, which is divided into 3 portions named “Dawn of Huangpu River”, “Glisten of the Historical River” and “Painting Arts”, is in the second floor. The exhibition scientifically shows the culture relics, which are held in the museum and unearthed in Songjiang since the founding of PRC, and reflects the achievements during the different period of the social development. The first floor is a temporary exhibition hall, and various special exhibitions are held from time to time. Located at the east and west sides outside the exhibition hall, the East and West Stele Gallery are composed of long corridors and tablet pavilions respectively. The East Stele Gallery displays the historical materials and inscriptions of Songjiang Prefecture during the Ming and Qing. The West Stele Gallery displays the artistic inscriptions of Southern Song, Ming and Qing Dynasties.
Sutra Pillar of the Tang Dynasty
Sutra Pillar of the Tang Dynasty is located at campus of Zhongshan Primary School, Songjiang. Built in 859, it is the oldest ground building in Shanghai. The pillar is built of 21 stone blocks with a height of 9.3 meters. With eight ridges and eight slides, it is also known as the Eight-Ridge Pillar, commonly known as the “Sutra Pillar of the Tang Dynasty”, also known as the “Stone Pillar”.
Located at Cangqiao Lane South, West Zhongshan Road in Yongfeng Sub-district, Dacang Bridge was announced as Shanghai municipal cultural relics protection unit in April 2014. The bridge spans 50 meters long and 10 meters high over the river. It was formerly known as Yongfeng Bridge and later named Dacang Bridge for there was a storehouse of Songjiang Prefecture to the south of the bridge. It is one of the famous big stone bridges of the Ming Dynasty in Shanghai.
Located at No.75 Gangbeng Alley, Maluqiao Neighborhood Committee in Yueyang Sub-district, Songjiang Mosque was announced as Shanghai municipal cultural relics protection unit in August 1980. As one of the oldest mosques in Shanghai, Songjiang Mosque was built during 1341-1368, also named Zhenjiao Mosque. After many renovations and expansions during the Ming and Qing Dynasties, the mosque today features the style of constructions of Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties. The main buildings include Central Hall, Kiln Hall, Crossing Corridor, North and South Speech Hall and Bangke Chamber. Among them, the Kiln Hall and Bangke Chamber can best represent the traits of the Mosque.
Located at No.666 Middle Zhongshan Road in Yueyang Sub-district, Xilin Temple, also known as Chong’en Temple, was originally built during 1265-1274 and reconstructed in 1387. In Ming Dynasty, an emperor named it as Xilin Temple of Ming. Behind the main hall, there stands a 46.5-meter-high, 7-storey octagonal pagoda of brick and wood structure, which is called Yuanying Pagoda and also well-known as Xilin Pagoda. Announced as Shanghai municipal cultural relics protection unit in September 1982, this pagoda is the tallest ancient pagoda in Shanghai.