Situated in the northern part of Taiwan, surrounding the country’s capital; New Taipei City has an estimated population of over 3.9 millions and an area of 2052 km2. Since 2010, the city has become one of the newest cabinet levels of municipality of the Republic of China with the present Mayor being Dr. Eric Liluan Chu.
Given its location advantages, today’s New Taipei City is a major city of Business Industries second to Taipei City, with over 250,000 privately owned companies and 20,000 factories, which sums up to a total capital of NTD.1.8 Trillion. The High technology industry alone generates annual revenue of NTD.4.0 Trillion. High Technology, Service and Tourism are all part of the major industries in New Taipei City, attracting a high volume of job forces from all over the country with abundant employment opportunities. As a result, 70% of the population is from different part of Taiwan.
New Taipei City has been on a mission, stresses on the importance of raising global competitiveness by working closely on industrial, cultural, tourism, transportation and city developments in order to accommodate the global trend; transforming into an international city.
Within the region of city, the Taipei International Port has the capability of fitting container ships weight up to 80,000 tons, transporting 2 millions pluses of TEU annually. Up until now, the city’s public transportation route has accumulates to a total of 6 routes, 34 stops and 43.8km (excluding Taipei City). As an ongoing project, estimation in the year of 2021, grant goal of 146.14 km in length and 127 stops will be reached, along with the current construction of 5 routes, 65.34 kms, 59 stops, including the development of new MRT stations. These developments are the living proofs of the city’s current status of prosperity.