New urban port district
New urban port district [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
The port district's planned area is 10 square kilometers and will house administrative offices, financial businesses, leisure and recreation, and residential facilities. According to the China Urban Planning Institute's Yangkou Port "port, industry and city" integrated development strategy planning, it will take 10 to 15 years to build Yangkou Port into a modernized, livable ecological new city. At that time, Yangkou Port will be a sub-center city of Rudong county with a population of 80,000 to 150,000.
On June 8, 2007, the opening ceremony of Yangkou Port New City was held, and the construction of Yangkou Port New City was launched off.
On March 22, 2016, Rudong Customs held an opening ceremony and was officially established.
On May 8, 2016, after more than a year of intensive construction, the Yangkou Port bus terminal was officially put into use.
Construction of Tianrui Haitang Bay began on April 13, 2018.