Beibei, located at the foot of Jinyun Mountain and nestled alongside Jialing River, is the main district of Chongqing city and key component of Chongqing Liang Jiang New Area. It covers 755 km² with a population of 770,000, consists 6 sub-districts and 11 townships.

    Beibei District is well known for its environment friendly, high forest coverage rate, abundant hot spring resources and diverse tourism spots. It is one of the first major tourist areas of China and recognized as Excellent Tourism City of China and National Garden-like Urban Area. It also has been awarded as China’s Best Practices to improve the human settlements and environment and honored by UN-Habitat as Dubai International Award for Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment. It enjoys well-developed scientific research environment , educational system and diverse culture. Beibei District is home to Southwest University, Chongqing Institute of Green and Intelligent Technology of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chongqing Museum of Natural History and other scientific, educational and cultural institutes. Some state-level and municipal-level key laboratories, research centers of engineering technology and corporate research centers are also situated in Beibei District. The world famous scientists like Yuan Longping and Hou Guangjiong are both start their research from here. Moreover, the first silkworm genetic mapping in the world is drawn in Beibei. It is an area advanced in science technology and public cultural services. Beibei District has relatively huge potential for further development..According to the 13th Five Year Plan, it will be further developed as a key area of industrialized developed urban and populous area. Meanwhile, the hi-tech industrial park of Beibei District is described as a vital role in Chongqing to attract clusters of hi-tech strategic and emerging industries enterprises.

    After the convening of the 18th CPC National Congress, Beibei District works hard to adapt to the new normal of economic development and grasp key opportunities such as “The Belt and Road Initiatives”, Yangtze River Economic Belt development strategies, and the development of Chongqing Liang Jiang New Area. It will push forward social and economic development to a new stage. In 2016, the regional GDP reached to RMB 47 billion, increased by 11.4% annually; the total output of industries above the designated scale is RMB 97 billion, increased by 15.3% annually; total fixed assets investment accumulated to 261.4 billion through five years, increased by 14.1% annually; total retail sales of consumer goods reached to RMB 16.5 billion, increased by 12.1% anuually;general public budget revenue is RMB 3.4 billion, increased by 8.2 annually; per capita disposable income of urban and rural residents achieved RMB 32680, increased by 9.3% annually and RMB 15940, increased by 11.4% respectively. The overall stability, congruity and sustainability development of Beibei district is further enhanced.