Taizhou is located in the middle of China's Gold Coast, at the south wing of the Yangtze River Delta, and at the sea and land interchange of Zhejiang Province and the north-south center. The city’s land area reaches 9,411 square kilometers, the sea area 80,000 square kilometers and the total population is 6 million. In 2016, Taizhou realized the GDP of 384.28 billion yuan, ranking the 48th among the national large-sized and mid-sized cities. The per capita GDP reaches around 10,000 US dollars.
Taizhou is the birthplace of China's private economy and the advanced manufacturing base of the Yangtze River Delta, with a total of 44 listed companies, ranking the 16th nationwide. It has more than 3,500 enterprises above the size. Its industrial categories are complete. It owns the characteristic economy of over 20 blocks with the scale of over 10 billion yuan, such as automobile and motorcycle accessory, pharmaceutical chemicals, household appliances, sewing equipment, plastic molds and so on. 51 national-level industry bases are settled in Taizhou, including the "national automobile and spare parts export base", "state-level new industrialization demonstration base in the pharmaceutical industry" etc. The domestic market occupancy of 74 industrial products is the top one.