Chenghua, Guangdong Province, China

🇨🇳 CHÉNGHUÁ JIĒDÀO in Chenghai (澄海) is a district of the city of Shantou, Guangdong Province, China. Located at the Han River Delta in the south-east part of Guangdong Province. Chenghai is an important transportation hub of the area around east Guangdong, the south-east part of Fujian and south Jiangxi Province, which is known as the "Gateway of East Guangdong".

Economy Chenghai, with a deep cultural tradition, is one of the most dynamic economic areas in East Guangdong. Its characteristic industries and local brands take the leading position in China and enjoy high reputation in the world market. Chenghai is successively titled as China Toys & Gifts City, China's Famous City of Woolen Sweaters, Model Base on Transformation and Upgrading of National Foreign Trade, National Advanced Culture Area, National Science Demonstration Area, State Torch Program Feature Industry Base, Guangdong Animation (Toys) Creative Industrial Cluster, China Export Base of Toys and Gifts and so on.

Toy Industry The crafts and toys industry in Shantou is one of the three major production bases of its kind in China. Chenghai District is the only "China Toys and Gifts City" awarded by China Light Industry Union, and has won the title of "Chenghai Industrial Base of Creative Design and Manufacture of Intelligent Toys in the National Torch Program" awarded by the Ministry of Science and Technology of China. It now has more than 4,000 local toy, gift and anime manufacturers, franchisers and service providers. In 2013, the output value of Chenghai toys, gifts and animation reached more than 31 billion yuan, 70% of which were export earnings. It is worth noting that, in 2013, the output value of Chenghai's anime industry was 5.8 billion yuan. Now four listed companies have sprung up in this area. They are Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture, Huawei Technology, Qunxing Toys, Rastar Group. Chenghai now has formed a complete toy industrial chain, which includes toy design and development, mould making, producing and processing, printing and packaging, exhibition and trade promotion, logistics distribution and so forth. Eight advantages of its toy manufacturing industry: industrial clusters, trade facilitation, vast diversity of types, attractive designs, quality assurance, constellation of brands, appropriate prices and high added value.

Each year there is a toys fair in Chenghai, the China Chenghai International Toys & Gifts Fair. The annual fair has been held at the Chenghai Exhibition Center.

Asia/Shanghai/Guangdong 
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Chenghua has a population of over 97,392 people. Chenghua also forms one of the centres of the wider Shantou metropolitan area which has a population of over 5,391,028 people. Chenghua is situated north-east of Shantou.

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