Rugao, a county-level city in Nantong, aims to become an agricultural production center of the Yangtze River Delta region.
The Maple 30X, the first new energy vehicle (NEV) made by Fengsheng Auto, a subsidiary of Chinese automaker Geely, left the production line on Jan 13 at its manufacturing center in Rugao.
The number of centenarians in Rugao had reached 524 by Jan 1, an increase of 84 over the previous year.
The regional GDP of Rugao is estimated to have reached 122.1 billion yuan ($17.58 billion) in 2019, up 7 percent year on year
Nantong Schmidt Opto Electrical Technologies Co, based in Rugao is one of the largest research, development, and manufacturing centers for astronomical telescopes in the world.