Miranda Hou


+86 (0)731 82281512


Room 001, 3F, Changsha Software Park, No. 662, Lugu Avenue, Changsha, Hunan 410011 湖南省长沙市芙蓉区五一大道456号 亚大时代大厦1103室 英中贸易协会长沙代表处 邮编

At a Glance

Population: 7.6 million (year 2016)

GPD: 932.3 billion RMB (year 2016)

GDP growth: 9.4%

Key Facts
  • The provincial capital and largest economic region in of Hunan province
  • Two main rail networks intersect at Changsha (Beijing-Shenzhen and Shanghai-Kunming). With a third planned high-speed line (Xiamen-Chongqing) also linking through Changsha.
  • Together with Zhuzhou and Xiangtan as “Chang-Zhu-Tan” city cluster, piloting the “two-oriented society” scheme to save resources and promote environmentally friendly practices.
  • The total volume of trade:178.22 billion RMB in 2016 

Key Industries

  • Engineering machinery
  • Cultural and creative
  • Automobile and components
  • Modern logistics
  • Bio-medicine 
  • Financial services
  • Service outsourcing

There are Business Opportunities in the following sectors:

  • Environment protection technical, machinery and relevant reagents are sought for the market
  • International High-school is welcome by local market
  • Bio-medicine high-end technology are sought for local bio-medicine factory
  • Model service are welcome by local market

Our local managers 5 top reasons to do business in Changsha:

  • Emerging economy full of development potential and less competition from other international companies. Large numbers of opportunities but under-discovered
  • Government and companies are open minded for new ideas and new products
  • High-speed railway hub linking the coastal area and inland China
  • Four national level industrial parks and nine provincial level industrial parks, well developed clusters provide value chain support
  • Well established public facilities, business and living environment

Getting There

Changsha Huanghua International Airport

  • Cathay offers a daily 15 hour flight to Changshavia Hong Kong
  • Changsha is well connected to China's high speed rail lines and offers services to all the Tier 1 cities
    • Beijing to Changsha:  6 hours
    • Shanghai to Changsha: 4.5 hours
    • Guangzhou to Changsha: 2.5 hours

Time off?