The World Expo Area of Pudong New Area
Adjacent to the Lujiazui area, the 25-square-kilometer World Expo Area is located along the riverside of Pudong New Area in downtown Shanghai. It features riverside land that is available for development and a beautiful waterfront landscape.
The 25-sq-km World Expo Area is located along the riverside of Pudong New Area in downtown Shanghai. [Photo/pudong.gov.cn]
The World Expo Area is a key development area in Shanghai and in Pudong New Area. It aims to create a world-class central public activity zone. It is committed to promoting five major functions: headquarters economy, emerging finance, cultural and exhibition events, tourism and leisure, and ecological livability.
Relying on the unique advantages brought by the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone, the World Expo Area will strive to create a new type of urban area that integrates industry and city, making the area notably more livable.
The area will focus on cultivating industries such as the headquarters economy, the innovative economy, emerging finance, and professional services. A cluster featuring modern and high-end cultural industries will also be built in the area, which will include new business forms, such as culture and creativity, performing arts, tourism, media, fashion, and leisure and entertainment.
The Expo Area focuses on cultivating industries such as the headquarters economy, the innovative economy, emerging finance, and professional services. [Photo/pudong.gov.cn]
1. To foster a cluster of modern services characterized by the headquarters economy, financial investment, specialized services, and cultural and media services.
2. To form a development belt for high-end cultural industries led by creative cultural shows, exhibitions, fashion, leisure and entertainment services.
3. To build an ecological and beautiful waterfront belt for sports activities, such as walking and cycling.
The area has made great efforts in advancing the development of emerging financial and media industries, as well as building supporting facilities for life and business.