Clinging to the Yellow River, standing
in the Central Plain, Heze is one of the birthplaces of Chinese civilization.
It is adjacent to the hometown of Confucius, and close to Mount Tai. The
vicissitudes of Tang Tower, Fan Li Lake, Sun Bin’s Hometown, Qin holes and other
attractions seem to be telling about the ages of legend. Caozhou Peony Garden, the Ancient Peony Park, the Yellow River
Forest Park, Floating Dragon Lake and King Zhao River Park are showing a modern and excellent city
of Heze to the world.
The city is well-known as the hometowns
of opera, painting and
calligraphy, martial arts and folk arts. Heze has varieties of operas with a
long history, among which Shandong clappers, Ohira
tune, Two strings, Local clappers and Ryuko drama are peculiar dramas.
Historically, Heze people love martial arts so much. There are as many as 39 different
groups, such as Plum Flower and Hong Quan and some famous martial art schools, like Yuncheng Songjiang school and
Caozhou martial art school. Heze has historical folk customs and colorful arts,
and the number of national intangible cultural heritage ranks the third place
in the prefecture-level cities.
flowers are Number One in the world.” In the annual season of Guyu, you will see blooming peony flowers either
in the park or in the lanes, from the cities to villages. Breathing the
intoxicating fragrance, countless tourists are walking among the sea of
flowers. The annual International Peony Fair has helped Heze become well-known
all over the world. Heze Peony has nine series of colors, ten types of flowers,
among 1237 varieties, with a planting area of 460,000 Chinese Mu.
Peony is named the
King of flowers. The roots of the
plants are widely used to make Chinese medicine. In addition to the ornamental
and medicinal values, they have been made for tea, seed oil, skin care products and health care products. Peony industrial developing has potential and
broad prospects in some special enterprises like Yao Shun Heze Peony Biological
Technology Co., Ltd. and Heze Peony
Research Institute. Heze government has formulated 2 million Chinese Mu of planting plan by the end of 2020, and determined to make peony manufacturing the most competitive special
industries. Currently, Heze has become the largest peony cultivation,
ornamental, research and export base of the world.
With a rapid pace of economic internationalization, international
exchanges and cooperated programs have become more and more increasingly
active. Heze has made sister-cities with Kim Po in South Korea, Columbus in
Brazil, Flebindo in Uruguay, Baton Rouge in USA , Bollnas in Sweden and Orelin
Russia. With the continuous improvement of
internationalization, foreign investments have expanded in the city. Foxconn, Hong Kong Hua Run Group, Hong Kong China Gas Company and other Fortune 500 companies have put into
production, involving chemicals, energy, mechanical and electrical equipment manufacturing and
many other industries. A large number of
enterprises have gone abroad, to invest in Germany, Australia, Canada, the
United States, France and other countries or
regions. It has a rapid development of foreign trades, among 1,200 import and export enterprises, involving 10 series and more
than 10,000 varieties of fine chemicals, textile and clothing, fruits and
vegetables, wooden furniture, straw strip series, fur clothing, ceramic
products, human hair products, flowers, crafts and others. The export market has covered more than 180 countries in five continents.
Council and Shandong government have taken series of policies and measures to
help Heze. “A breakthrough
in Heze” strategy, implementing strategic combination between
the east and west, four provinces’ border areas of scientific development highland strategy, and Luxi economic uplift development
plan have been implemented into the formal stage. Heze has been incorporated into the
Central Plains Economic Zone by the NDRC since 2012, and enjoyed the national
and provincial support for multiple policies. This has greatly inspired people
to undertake more.
whole city, both in economic and social development, has entered the best and
fastest period. Heze has been standing at a new historical starting point. Heze
people will cherish the rare historical opportunity, as well as the good
foundation of accumulated years of struggling, and making every effort to catch
up with others.
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