Insights of the ReportIssued: September 2021
Taichung City covers a wide area of 2,215 square kilometers. Topographically, the east side of Taichung is higher than the west, and occupies 6.2% of the total area in Taiwan. The population of Taichung City was estimated at 2,648,419 people as of August 2021. As of 25 December 2010. Taichung is the second largest city in Taiwan. Taichung City is situated at the hub of South-East Asia, owning to Taichung Harbor and Taichung International Airport, taking advantage of both sea and sky. Taichung has routes to South East Asia, Japan, Korea, and the coastal cities of China, all accessible within four hours. Furthermore, Taichung City is also in a convenient location as the hub of Taiwan High Speed Rail and the transportation system in Taiwan. Taichung City is an important production base of tools such as mechanical, aerospace, hand tools, machine tools, photoelectric panels, as well as the domestic bicycle industry. Through upgrading and transforming its industries, it takes the lead in purchasing, and promoting industrial development related with production and components. The city government collaborates with the central government to build a smart city in terms of, machines, and mechanical industry. Taichung City also promotes offshore wind power, with Taichung Harbor serving as an important base for wind power. It has built a complete wind power industry supply chain and has forged ahead with green industry development. There are also exemplary industry chain structures, such as the Central Science Industrial Park and the Processing Export Zone in Taichung, and together they form the “Industrial Corridor of Taichung”. Taichung Harbor and Taichung International Airport are advantageous and are able to connect with global cities.
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The VLR report is available here:
2021 Taichung City Voluntary Local Review