Key companies in Guiyang (China Daily, July 9, 2013)

Key companies in Guiyang, 2013-07-09

Guizhou Tyre Co 贵州轮胎
CHINALCO Guizhou Branch 中铝贵州分公司
Guilin Kailin (Group) Co 贵州开磷
Guizhou Yibai Pharmaceutical Co 贵州益佰制药股份有限公司
Shougang Guiyang Special Steel Co首钢贵阳特殊钢有限责任公司
AVIC Guizhou Guihang Automotive Components Co贵州贵航汽车零部件股份有限公司
Guizhou Tongjitang Pharmaceutical Co 贵州同济堂制药有限公司
Xinyang Fertilizer Industry Co贵州西洋肥业有限公司
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Guizhou Tyre Co

The Guizhou Tyre Co was founded in 1958 and listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, in 1996. It is one of the top 10 tire corporations in China and an export base for OTR tires. It is China’s most comprehensive tie producer with a portfolio that includes more than 2,000 types, such as bias tires for such automobiles as Qianjin and Dalishi, all-steel radials, solid tires, and those for agricultural, forestry, industrial, and mining vehicles or machinery. The company ranked 28th, out of the 75 top tire manufactures in the world, in 2010, and 9th in China.

Guizhou Tyre has a national enterprise technology center and post-doctorate work area and gets assistance from senior technicians from the United States, Japan and Australia in product development. Its products have ISO9001 Quality System, ISO/TS16949 Quality System, 3C, and DOT Safety certification, as well as E-mark certification and the military’s Quality System certification, and it exports its products to the US, UK, Italy, South Africa, and more than 69 other countries, with exports accounting for more than 25 percent of total annual sales.

CHINALCO Guizhou Branch

The Aluminum Corp of China (CHINALCO) Guizhou branch, is a large enterprise, founded in February 2002, in accordance with CHINALCO restructuring and reform plans. CHINALCO has been listed on the New York, Hong Kong and Shanghai stock exchanges.

CHINALCO Guizhou branch is located in the Baiyun district of Guiyang, Guizhou province and has more than 14,000 employees and total assets of 10.7 billion yuan. It has an annual capacity of 400,000 tons of electrolytic aluminum, 1.2 million tons of alumina, 270,000 tons of carbon products, and other high added-value products as well. Its pioneering use of sandy alumina and high purity aluminum are Guizhou Branch trademarks, and the "Jieyun" and "Huaguang" brands are famous in Guizhou. It has also been recognized as a country-levelcorporation and a test center for aluminum electrolysis and carbon cathode electric products. It underwent reforms and restructuring, in 2002, and its output has improved annually since then, along with its operating performance. The Guizhou branch was also one of the first water-saving enterprises to reach its wastewater zero discharge goal, and it is devoted to resource-saving and environmentally friendly production. It is also one of China’s Top 500 Manufacturers and has earned the "Excellence Award" for its outstanding company culture and is a "National Customer Satisfying Enterprise".

Guilin Kailin (Group) Co

The Guizhou Kailin (Group) Co, established in 1958 as the Guizhou Kaiyang Phosphorous Mine Bureau, is now, after more than five decades of development, China’s largest phosphorus ore mining and pentaerythritol producing company, with high-concentration, compound-phosphate fertilizer production capacity that ranks second in the industry.

The company specializes in mining, phosphate, coal, chlor-alkali, fluorine, and silicon chemicals, and is involved in trade, logistics, building materials, and property services. It can produce 6.5 million tons of phosphorus ore annually, 3.5 million tons of high-concentrate phosphate fertilizers, 600,000 tons of synthetic ammonia, 300,000 tons of methanol, and 150,000 tons of ammonium nitrate. Its sales amounted to 20 billion yuan ($3.3 billion), in 2012, increasing total assets to nearly 30.4 billion yuan. Its yearly growth target has been 33 percent, since 2000, with the idea of making 50 billion yuan in revenues by the end of the 12th Five-year Plan (2011-15), and 100 billion yuan, by 2020. The State and the Guizhou government included the company in the second group of national circular-economy pilots and designated it a 10-billion-yuan pilot construction unit.

Guizhou Yibai Pharmaceutical Co

Guizhou Yibai Pharmaceuticals, which deals in R&D and sales of new drugs, was established on June 12, 1995, restructured as a joint-stock company, in November 2000, and went public on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SHA: 600594), in March 2004, the first in Guizhou province. It has world-class facilities and nine injection production lines and 49 types of drugs for small-volume injections, lyophilized powder injections, and infusions. Its major products include the Keke series and Aidi injections. It covers a 134,398-square-meter space, with 43,200 sq m of it under national good manufacturing standards, and seven production bases, four of them outside Guizhou province. It had an output worth around 3 billion yuan ($489 million) and sales of about 2.8 billion yuan, by the end of 2012, and paid 386 million yuan in provincial taxes, and a total of 2.3 billion in State taxes since its founding.

In the first four month of 2013, Yibai has had 760 million yuan in production value and paid 135 million yuan in taxes, while sales increased 18 percent over the same last year period. Yibai has been on the Top 100 China Pharmaceutical Enterprise list for seven years in a row and was one of China’s Top 20 Most Competitive Listed Pharmaceutical Companies, in 2012.

Shougang Guiyang Special Steel Co

The Shougang Guiyang Special Steel Co, founded in 1958, is a major special steel enterprise and a research and production base for drilling tools in West China. The company has world-class production lines for environmentally friendly electric-arc furnaces, hollow steel, and forged and rolled products. It can produce 500,000 tons of special steel and 460,000 tons of steel products annually, mainly for the engineering, machinery, and defense industries, and exports to the US, Japan, Taiwan, and other countries and regioins. It contains 19 sections, including a technology center, and seven steelmaking and steel-rolling factories, and 14 subsidiaries, with a total of 5,521 employees. In 2011, the company sold 68,595 tons of free-cutting steel, for 29.4 percent year-on-year growth and a third of total sales, and sales of 22,081 heavy drill rods, up 92.86 percent from the previous year, and 74,242 button bits, a year-on-year increase of 22.33 percent.

AVIC Guizhou Guihang Automotive Components Co

AVIC Guizhou Guihang Automotive Components Co is a listed company controlled by the Aviation Industry Corp of China (AVIC) Guizhou Guigang Group and isunder China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Co management. It is a large manufacturer with 7,000 employees, and 19 subsidiaries in the cities of Guiyang, Shanghai, Tianjin, Chongqing, and Haikou. The company uses high-precision technology, a quality assurance system, and many talented, professional personnel. Its 40 years of R&D and production of aviation components and 20 years in automotive parts have made the company a famous manufacturer and winner of the Top 100 Automotive Parts Enterprise award. It produces and sales automotive and motorcycle parts, rubber and plastic products, and general and special equipment and has export businesses for its products and technology, and import businesses for raw and auxiliary materials, instruments, meters, devices, equipment, components, and production and scientific research technology. Its foreign trade businesses cover the processing of imported materials and a "three-plus-one" trade-mix (custom manufacturing using supplied materials, designs, or samples and compensatory trade). It covers a more-than 600,000-square-meter space with a building area of more than 300,000 sq m and has assets of nearly 2.9 billion yuan ($ 473 million). Its annual sales grew from 1billion yuan, in 2007, to 2.3 billion, in 2010.

Guizhou Tongjitang Pharmaceutical Co

Guizhou Tongjitang is a high-tech enterprise with total assets of one billion yuan ($163 million) that focuses on scientific research, production, and sales of medicines and herbs. It has two production plants, in Xiuwen county and the Xiaohe district of Guiyang city, with more than 2,000 workers. It also has the Guizhou Tongjitang Medicine Distribution Co, the Guizhou Tongjitang Traditional Chinese Medicine Decoction Pieces Co, Guizhou Tongjitang Culture Communication Co, Guizhou Tongjitang Pharmacy Chain Co, Anhui Jingfang Pharmaceutical Co, and Qinghai Plateau Pharmaceutical Co. It produces more than 140 kinds of Chinese and Western medicines that have a good reputation for their curative effects and, with its increasing market share, has had sales, profits and taxes growing at more than 30 percent a year. The company has won the "Advanced Tax Unit" of Guizhou province award, "Advanced Enterprise" of Guizhou province award, "AAA Special Credit Enterprise" from the Agricultural Bank of China Guizhou, "Contract and Trustworthy Enterprise" of Guizhou province, and the "Competitive Private Enterprise" of Guizhou province award, in the years since 1998. The Xianlinggubao Capsule, its leading product, is the sole Chinese patented medicine for osteoporosis, honored and a "First Prize for Scientific and Technological Progress" award winner, from the World Federation of Traditional Chinese Orthopedics. It also got the "Special Contribution Award" from the China Federation of Traditional Chinese Orthopedics and the "Outstanding Products" award from Guizhou province.

Xinyang Fertilizer Industry Co

Xinyang Fertilizer, a subsidiary of the Xiyang Group, was established in March 2000, with registered capital of 300 million yuan ($49 million) and is a large enterprise involved in compound fertilizers, mixed and compound fertilizers, monoammonium phosphate, diammonium phosphate, sulphuric acid, and mining. It has 14 departments and seven plants for compound fertilizer, ammonium dihydrogen phosphate, synthetic ammonia, sulphuric acid, super phosphate, hydraulic power, and machinery. It can produce 1.4 million tons of various fertilizers annually and has two cogeneration units that can produce 90 million yuan in benefits annually by saving 250,000 tons of coal. It has 2,082 regular staff members and 258 temporary workers, with 521 managers, technicians and sales personnel. The company has four production lines for compound fertilizers, with an annual production capacity of 500,000 tons; two for sulphuric acid, with an annual production capacity of 600,000 tons and 400,000 tons; two lines for phosphoric acid, with annual production capacity of 600,000 tons and 400,000 tons; one for synthetic ammonia, with annual production capacity of 120,000 tons; one for powdered monoammonium phosphate, with an annual production capacity of 100,000 tons; two for mixed and compound fertilizers, with an annual production capacity of 20,000 tons; two for diammonium phosphate, with an annual production capacity of 20,000 tons; and one for calcium superphosphate, with an annual production capacity of 100,000 tons. It also has a 7.8-kilometer special railway line to connect with the Kaiyang line of the Chuanqian (Chengdu – Guiyang) Railway.

The company has become the largest fertilizer producer with the lowest costs, greatest efficiency, best economic benefits, highest awareness, and best reputation and influence in China.

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Why Guiyang
Updated: 2013-07-09
Why Guiyang
Location Advantages

The city of Guiyang, in Guizuou province, is in the interior of southwestern China and has been an important junction throughout history, linking the Northwest and Southwest with the Pearl River Delta, of Guangdong province, Hong Kong, and Macao to the east. The city has put cost of more than 33 billion yuan ($5.36 billion) into work on its main roads – for example, Ring Expressway, 2nd Ring,Airport Rd, Jiaxiu South, Beijing West, Shuidong, and Qianlingshan. It also has plans to develop its urban rapid rail network, at a cost of 33.6 billion yuan, and urban light rail Lines 1 and 2, at 38.6 billion yuan, to turn itself into the largest rail logistics distribution center for the Southwest. In addition, it is working on a new Guiyang North Railway Station and an express rail line to the cities of Chongqing, Chengdu, Changsha, Kunming, and Guangzhou, and is doing its best in the reconstruction and extension work on its Longdongbao International Airport. Over the next three to five years, it wants to improve transportation to make itself a bridge to major cities in the province and provide one- hour service to Chengdu, Chongqing, and Kunming, and three-hour service to Changsha, in Hunan province, six-hour to Shanghai, and seven-hour to Beijing. By then, its traffic will show great improvements and it will be practically used as a hub for the Southwest. It expects to be on the nation’s advanced city list and be considerably more modernized.

Talented people

Guiyang has worked hard to improve its talent policy and make optimal use of its environment, since 2012 by relying on its mid-to-long term talented personnel development plan and building a special talent zone in the Guiyang High-tech Park. The city has seen some progress in getting badly needed talent for economic and social development, especially high-level personnel. It has held special job fairs at the better universities and has taken part in related seminars and attracted 476 high-level people with backgrounds from January to October 2012, with 88 PhD holders, 336 with masters, and 52 with at the advanced professional level. After the city began work on the special talent zone, in the high-tech zone, it has applied special talented people policies and provided quality services for talented people and start-up businesses. In 2012, it brought in 110 high-level people to the high-tech zone for start-up and other businesses.

Resource advantages


Guizhou province has about 424 million tons of proven bauxite resources, or 16.94 percent of China’s total, putting it third nationwide, and Guiyang has 365 million tons of bauxite resources, or 82 percent of province’s total.

Its resource advantages and more than 50 years of experience have given the city a complete aluminum industrial system. There is the Baiyun Aluminum and Aluminum Manufacturing and Production Base with the Aluminum Corporation of China (CHINALCO) Guizhou branch as its main part, and the Qingzhen Aluminum and Aluminum Manufacturing Base. The system includes a professional design and product R&D, with the Guiyang Aluminum and Magnesium Design and Research Institute and CHINALCO’s Guizhou branch, and a rapidly developing production system for high purity aluminum and refined aluminum, with alumina and electrolytic aluminum as the main products. The main products and annual output are as follows: monohydrallite, 3 million tons/yr; alumina, 1.2 million tons/yr; electrolytic aluminum, 450,000 tons/yr; aluminum with carbon, 300,000 tons/yr; refined aluminum, 5,000 ton/year, and high purity aluminum, 20 tons/yr. In 2011, the city’s total output of aluminum and related manufacturing were 8.51 billion yuan, for a year-on-year increase, of 7.58 percent.


Guiyang has 428 million tons of phosphorus reserve, making it one of three phosphorus bases in the country, with 70 percent of China’s high-quality phosphorus. In recent years, it has used its abundant phosphorus and coal advantages, as well as location, heavy industrial bases, and technology, to establish a nitrogen and phosphate compound fertilizer production system and phosphorus chemical product processing system, and has developed an industrial cluster for the common development of large corporate groups and private phosphorus and coal chemical enterprises. Many industrial bases have settled there, such as the Kaiyang phosphorus and coal chemical and ecological industry demonstration base, Xifeng phosphorus and coal chemical and ecological industry demonstration base, and Qingzhen coal chemical industrial base. In 2011, the city had an output value of 26.3 billion yuan in phosphorus and coal chemicals, for a year-on-year increase of 35.22 percent.

Traditional Chinese medicines

Guizhou province has one of China’s four Chinese herbal medicine bases and an old saying that goes, "All grasses are herbs in Guizhou", thanks to its more than 4,290 types of herbs — 65 million tons in all — such as Gastrodia elata, Eucommia ulmoides, Guizhou Codonopsis pilosula, and Poligonum multiflorum. And Guiyang has more than 1,250 types of herbal medicine resources, 1,140 of them plants, 80 of them from animals and 30 of them minerals. The city’s Chinese medicinal reserves amount to 963,000 tons, 52,000 of that plants, 910,000 of it minerals and 2 tons, animal materials.

Biological Resources

Guiyang has a good environment and moderate climate, with abundant rainfall and little pollution, giving it many biological resources. The province, which is about 1,110 meters above sea level on average, has various topographical features, with mountains accounting for 75 percent of the total, hills, 23 percent, and the plain only 1.3 percent. The special location, terrain, and landforms provide a diverse climate and advantages for the production of agricultural products. Guiyang itself has plenty of raw-food materials, including chilies, which contain a lot of vitamin C and capsaicine. It also produces a large amount of potatoes, tea, millet, and raw milk that support the food industry.


Guiyang’s climate, beautiful mountains and waters, oxygen, and mild weather provide a good foundation for tourism development, with the especially pleasant and agreeable in summer, and the winters not cold or severe. Karst formations account for 85 percent of Guiyag’s total area and– provide a needle karst, peak cluster, gorges, caves, and waterfalls, and warm, moist weather. It has scenic spots such as the Wujiang River Valley, Nanjiang Canyon, and lakes such as Hongfeng, Baihua, and Dongfeng, while its Huaxi Wetland Park is on the national register. Guiyang also has many hot springs widely spread out, as well as historical, ethnic group and cultural resources, giving it a unique, distinct character all its own.

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Guiyang Industrial Supporting Policies and Measures (2012) (Excerpts)
Updated: 2013-07-09
In order to promote industry revitalization and development, and accelerate the pace of new industrialization, the Guiyang CPC Committee and government issued the Opinions on the Policies to Develop the Industrial Economy (Guiyang Party [2009]14), which ensures that the city will concentrate on developing its six key industries, namely, equipment manufacturing, aluminum processing, phosphorous processing, contemporary traditional Chinese medicine, green food and logistics. A series of supporting policies and measures have been worked out in order to reach a goal of maintaining an annual growth of 18 percent in industrial added value in 2012. Later, the city issued the Work Program on Key Industries Investment for Industrial Economic Development in Guiyang. It hopes to pay attention to investment in the six industries to reach breakthroughs in the city’s industrial economic development.

Major industry supporting policies:

1.Six Industry Supporting Policies (extracted from the Opinions on the Policies to Develop the Industrial Economy by the CPC Guiyang Committee and Guiyang Municipal Government, Guiyang Party [2009]14)

For the projects with total investment exceeding 2 billion yuan ($326.09 million), the projects will have 1 million yuan in subsidies; projects with investment exceeding 1 billion yuan, 600,000 yuan of subsidies; projects with investment exceeding 300 million yuan, 300,000 yuan in subsidies; projects with investment exceeding 1 million yuan, 200,000 yuan in subsidies; and projects with investment below 100 million yuan and above 10 million yuan, some subsidies.

Guiyang will list the following resource industrial projects as major industrial projects: projects with investment exceeding 200 million yuan, equipment manufacturing projects with investment exceeding 80 million yuan, processing and manufacturing projects with investment exceeding 50 million yuan, and high-tech projects with 20 million yuan.

Projects with a total investment above 30 million yuan will enjoy local income tax cuts to support enterprises, 70 percent cut for the first year, 50 percent the second year, and 30 percent for the third year.

Guiyang will give key support to special advantageous industries such as the equipment manufacturing industry, contemporary traditional Chinese medicine and green food. Special support in project approval, financial support, land use, leasing, and electricity will be provided for enterprises with good growth.

Guiyang will give key support to the development and construction of the coal chemical, phosphorus chemical, and aluminum industry circular economy projects. Enterprises that purchase circular economy comprehensive utilization equipment and special technologies will get a subsidy of 5 percent of the real investment the same year after being confirmed by authorities. The highest subsidy will not be more than 200,000 yuan in general.

Guiyang will focus to support infrastructure construction of the Maijia-Shawen-Zazuo high-tech industry belt and the Xiaohe-Mengguan equipment manufacturing industrial belt. It will encourage qualified districts, cities and counties within Guiyang city to establish special industrial parks. The Guiyang municipal government will offer a certain amount of financial support to infrastructure construction of government-funded industrial parks and provide loans with three-year discounted

Guiyang will establish a responsible system that connects municipal leaders and related departments with key industries, key enterprises and key projects to enhance supervision and accountability.

2. Supportive policies for the service industry (extracted from the Trial Policies and Measures to Accelerate the Development of the Service Industry Released by Offices of the Guiyang Municipal Government and the Guiyang Municipal Party Committee of the CPC, Zhudangban [2008] No 30)

Research and development expenses of enterprises in the service industry for development of new technologies, new products and new techniques that have not been included in current profit and loss as intangible assets are deducted 50 percent in the calculation of taxable income. Those expenses that have been included in current profit and loss as intangible assets are amortized in accordance with 150 percent of the cost of the intangible assets.

Productive enterprises in the service industry that support national and provincial development zones or are located in the municipal service industries concentrated area can enjoy preferential policies for industrial enterprises. Exported goods of those productive enterprises can enjoy tax refund (exemption) policies according to national regulations.

Qualified enterprises in the service industry for sectors such as research and development, design, creation, services outsourcing, digital content development, film and television production and services for energy conservation can enjoy corresponding preferential polices for high and new technology enterprises.

Enterprises in the service industry that purchase and actually utilize equipment for environmental protection, energy and water conservation, and safety work can be credited 10 percent of equipment investment from the current year’s payable tax amount; or the amount can be carried forward and credited in the following five tax years if the current year’s payable tax amount is not sufficient.

Enterprises in the service industry (except for sectors of advertisement, housing agency, pawn, sauna, massage and oxygen bar) that have recruited new employees holding the Preferential License for Re-Employment in the current year with more than one year of contracts and that have paid society insurance premiums will be offered subsidies for their expenditure on society insurance premiums. Those enterprises are also given a fixed amount of money to cut their business taxes, urban maintenance and construction taxes, educational taxes and corporate income taxes according to the number of new employees. The standard is 4,000 yuan ($651) per person.

Other preferential policies

1. Encouraged industries located in West China are levied corporate income taxes at a discount of 15 percent. Resource taxes for those enterprises are levied via ad valorem instead of specific duties.

2. Qualified high-tech enterprises located in the high-tech industrial development zone approved by the State Council are levied corporate income taxes at a discount of 15 percent.

3. Enterprises established in the different districts and industrial development zones within Guiyang can enjoy local preferential policies.

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Mineral resources

52 kinds of minerals have been discovered in Guiyang including coal, iron, silicon, barite, marble, refractory clay, bauxite, phosphorus, sulfur, mercury ores and other mineral resources. The reserve of bauxite is 430 million tons, accounting for one-fifth of the total of the country and the mineral deposits mainly concentrate in Xiuwen County and Qingzhen City. All together there are nine super, large and medium-sized deposits, among which Maochang Bauxite Mine in Qingzhen City is a well-known super mine inChina with a reserve of 150 million tons. Aluminum of the mine is of high grade as the average aluminum oxide content is about 70% while the average iron content is less than 5% and the ratio of aluminum and silicon is 7.87 on average. With 464 million tons of phosphorus ore, Guiyang is one of the three phosphorus mining bases in China. Moreover, over 70% of high-quality phosphorus ore of China concentrates in Guiyang. There is 900 million tons of coal reserve distributing over "the three counties and one city" as well as three suburban areas. There are 23.96 million tons of iron ore, 28.78 million tons of pyrite as well as 2683 tons of mercury (metal content) in Guiyang.

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Links to sites about Guiyang / Guizhou’s culture, history, sightseeing, life as an expat, schools, visas, maps, etc. that may help foreign visitors to Guiyang, foreign students of Chinese, and new English teachers here more quickly get familiar with the area include:

Flickr "GoGuiyang," photostream at:[email protected]/ , and its organized photo sets at:[email protected]/sets/ .

Tour Guizhou (started by current Guizhou Normal U. teacher Jack Porter), .

"GoGuiyang" (put together by former Peace Corps teacher Erik Myxter): www . goguiyang . weebly .com
and "GooGuizhou" (spelled "goo.."): www . googuizhou .weebly. com