Taizhou plays an important role in strategic position. Since ancient time, Taizhou has been the door connecting the rivers and seas and has played an important function in the local economic and cultural development. Taizhou is in the connection of areas along the sea and the Yangtze River T-type industrial belt. It has good regional advantages, resource conditions and economic bases.
As one of 16 central cities in the Yangtze River Delta, Taizhou is a new start of advanced development, scientific development and harmonious development. Taizhou has a strong industrial economic base and owns 34 thousand industrial enterprises of all kinds, among which 1,083 above-scale enterprises, thus forming pillar industries of mechanical electricity, chemical engineering, textile, food, light industry, medicine and building materials.