Jiangyin ( ; Wade-Giles: Kiangyin, Jiangyin dialect: ) is a city in China's Jiangsu province on the Yangtze River.
It has an urban
of 110,400 (est. 2002). The
total GDP (nominal) reached RMB 153 billion yuan (US$22.4 billion)
in 2008, an increase of 14.9% from 2007. The GDP per capita
(nominal) reached RMB 127,622 yuan (US$18,673).
The Jiangyin Suspension
, spanning the Yangtze, links the southern half of the
province with the northern half.
Jiangyin's name means "River Shade", from its location on
or shady side of the Yangtze River.
Traditionally a farming area, the residents of Jiangyin have
recently become among the most wealthy in China, due to the rapid
economic expansion enjoyed by this region.
At Jiangyin, there are the electricity pylons of Yangtze River Crossing
, which are
taller than Eiffel Tower.
China Clean Energy Inc., a renewable resource biodiesel and
chemicals manufacturer in China announced in late 2007 that it had
successfully passed several stages of the government approval
process for the company's new biodiesel
plant at Jiangyin Industrial Park in Jiangsu. This put the company
on track to complete construction on time, with operations to start
in the fourth quarter of 2008.
Jiangyin is in the region of Northern Wu
, which means the inhabitants speak a dialect similar to
that of Shanghai.
Social Welfare Institute
1995, foreign adoptions of children from Jiangyin were handled
through the larger Changzhou Children's Welfare Institute.
adoptions have been handled directly by Jiangyin Social Welfare
Address:Jiangyin City Social Welfare Institute,252 Changjiang Road,
Jiangyin City, Jiangsu Province, China 214434