Tuesday, 28 August 2007

Concordia Industrial Park 聯生工業村 (联生工业村)

In order to attract more investments and to promote industrial diversification, the Macao Government decided to develop an industrial park on Concordia Reclaimed Zone in 1993. Of the total reclaimed area of 337,000 m2 within the are of Coloane, Concordia Industrial Park takes up 160,000 m2. of space. After that, Concordia Industrial Park Co. Ltd. was then set up to manage the Industrial Park.

The Government of Macao SAR proposed to develop a Cross Border Industrial Zone with Zhuhai so as to build on the advantages and attractiveness of Zhuhai and Macao, after the handover of Macau in 1999 in a way to enhance industrial diversification and to create more employment opportunities. On 5th December, 2003, the Central Government approved the establishment of Zhuhai-Macao Cross Border Industrial Zone near the border of Macau and Zhuhai. Zhuhai Park has an area of 290,000m2 while Macao Park, developed on reclaimed land at Ilha Verde, has an area of 110,000 m2 and the construction has complete recently.

To further utilize the existing resources, the Government of Macao SAR restructured Concordia Industrial Park Co. Ltd. to Macao Industrial Parks Development Co. Ltd. in May 2004. The mission of the company is to develop and manage land reserved for industrial development and the related activities within the Macao SAR which includes the management and development of Macao Park of Zhuhai-Macao Cross Border Industrial Zone, Concordia Industrial Park, and other industrial parks within the area of Macau SAR.