The rapid development of the printing industry in the Pearl River Delta International Printing Center has taken shape
recently, it was learned from the Guangdong Provincial Publishing Bureau that in the past two years, the printing industry in the Pearl River Delta has developed by leaps and bounds, the scale of enterprises has expanded rapidly, and the industrial quality has been continuously improved. According to rough statistics, since the end of 2002, the number of printing enterprises in the Pearl River Delta has increased by nearly 17%, the fixed assets have increased by nearly 33billion yuan, and the total industrial output value has increased by nearly 38billion yuan. Its development trend shows that the construction of an "International Printing Center" in the region has started smoothly
the Pearl River Delta region has unique geographical advantages through the vacuum degree curve of ion current 1, a high level of economic and cultural development and an active export-oriented economy. It is one of the fastest growing regions of the printing industry in China. Its characteristics are high industrial concentration and strong technical equipment level. Especially since the 1980s, nearly 80% of the production capacity of Hong Kong's printing industry has been transferred to the Pearl River Delta region. The printing industries of Guangdong and Hong Kong are complementary, So that the printing industry in the Pearl River Delta has strong international competitiveness. According to the data released by the American Printing Association, the total printing output value of Guangdong and Hong Kong is about US $9billion, ranking fourth in the world. In view of this, at the beginning of 2003, the Guangdong Publishing Bureau, entrusted by the General Administration of publishing, conducted a three-month investigation on the printing industry in the Pearl River Delta, put forward the idea of "building an international printing center in the Pearl River Delta", and put forward a series of targeted measures and policy support. The report was affirmed by the General Administration of industry and commerce, and was included in the development goal of building China into an important printing base in the world in 2010. It was determined to build the Greater Pearl River Delta region (including Hong Kong and Macao) into an export-oriented printing center; The Guangdong provincial Party committee and the provincial government also attached great importance to it, and included the "construction of an international printing center in the Pearl River Delta" in the "planning outline for building a major cultural province in Guangdong Province (year)"
in the past two years, in order to promote the "construction of an international printing center in the Pearl River Delta", Guangdong Publishing Bureau, guided by the scientificoutlookondevelopment, has effectively tilted towards the Pearl River Delta region in the planning of the total volume, structure and layout of printing enterprises, especially in their practical transformation of government functions. Since January 2004, the relevant administrative licensing matters that have affirmed the implementation of objectives have been delegated to 11 Prefecture levels in the Pearl River Delta region in the form of entrusted management for listing, Thus, the approval procedure for the establishment of general printing enterprises is simplified, and the time for the filing and approval of overseas prints is shortened. This practice conforms to the market demand and releases the productivity of enterprises. With this, the printing business volume of external processing in the Pearl River Delta region has greatly increased
in the past two years, encouraged by a series of good news of "building an international printing center in the Pearl River Delta", and due to the rise of the euro exchange rate, orders in the euro area have shifted to currency areas linked to the US dollar. However, the experience of printing enterprises in the Pearl River Delta has shown that they have increased their capital and shares, and actively explore both domestic and international markets. According to the statistics of Guangdong Provincial Bureau, by June, 2005, there were 12438 printing enterprises in the Pearl River Delta, with 573402 employees, a registered capital of 36.551 billion yuan, fixed assets of 74.557 billion yuan, and a total industrial output value of 77.774 billion yuan, of which the increase of packaging and decoration printing enterprises was the most prominent. Many original enterprises have carried out technological transformation, introduced advanced production equipment and improved their competitiveness while significantly increasing capital and shares. According to incomplete statistics, there are more than 1700 printing enterprises in the Pearl River Delta region that have been undertaking the printing of printing materials from more than 50 countries and regions around the world all year round. By June this year, most customers in Guangdong will still buy plastic bags. The number of printing enterprises in Guangdong Province still accounts for 1/6 of the country, while the output value has increased from 1/5 to 1/4. It can be said that the goal of "building an international printing center in the Pearl River Delta" is both forward-looking and achievable. It has made a good start, achieved remarkable results and made substantial progress
source: China Publishing News