Jiangsu province is located along the eastern coast of China between east longitude 116°18′and 121°57′, north latitude 30°45′and 35°20′. With Yellow Sea to its east, Jiangsu adjoins Anhui and Shandong provinces in the west and north respectively, with Zhejiang province and the city of Shanghai as its neighbors in the southeast.
Jiangsu is one of the best economies in China and historically known as “a land flowing with milk and honey”. Jiangsu is also the birthplace of national industry. Since reform and opening-up, Jiangsu province has been pursuing the strategies of “invigorating the province through science and education”, serving the global economy, achieving regional common development and sustainable development. As a result, the provincial economy maintains fast growth, the degree of industrialization becomes much higher, the overall economic strength increases noticeably, and the residents’ living standard improves a lot.