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Compared to the areas in Pukou the density of work places is lower, whereas the share of freight traffic in total traffic generated by the industrial zone is higher. But with respect to freight traffic it has to be kept in mind that the industrial estate is in close vicinity of both a port facility and a railway station. 98 km 2, out of which 70% are designated for the production of goods and services, the rest for residential and recreational purposes. It is planned to turn the development zone into an urban district.
This includes pre-production and only to a minor extent production. Hence, the freight traffic is only of minor importance, whereas the density of work places is relatively high. 73 km 2 • The main industrial products are computers, modern communication equipments, pharmaceuticals, new materials, and fine chemicals. Compared to the areas in Pukou the density of work places is lower, whereas the share of freight traffic in total traffic generated by the industrial zone is higher. But with respect to freight traffic it has to be kept in mind that the industrial estate is in close vicinity of both a port facility and a railway station.
While in the years 1950 - 1980 the number of trucks saw the greatest increase, today all vehicles of the individual traffic have reached the top of stock development. 3 (comparison with industrial nations: 200 - 550 motor-cars per 1000 persons). In conclusion, it can be said that in an overall view over all Chinese provinces, Jiangsu province is lying near the average with respect to the motorization in these years. Before looking at traffic development until 1996 with respect to several aspects, one should briefly analyse the financing of road construction: Usually, several administration units take part in financing streets.