Xuwei New Area is the pilot zone of the National Demonstration Area for the Cooperation among China’s Eastern, Central and Western regions approved by the State Council. It is an important platform for the coastal development strategy of Jiangsu Party Committee and Provincial Government. The planned area is 467 square kilometers, including a 74-square-kilometer Xuwei Port Area and a 210-square-kilometer coastal industrial park. Xuwei New Area focuses on 5 pillar industries including petrochemicals, fine steel, advanced equipment manufacturing, energy conservation and environmentally-friendly industries and modern port logistics. It gives priority to the development of Lianyungang Petrochemical Industrial base, aiming at building a world-class refinery and petrochemical complex integration production base and becoming a new industrial base in the coastal area of Jiangsu.