Tianjin, less than 90 miles from the capital of Beijing, is a massive coastal city and North China’s gateway to the world. With about 11 million residents, Tianjin is one of the biggest cities in China.
Tianjin is the birthplace of modern Chinese industries, such as watches, bicycles and televisions. Today, it is one of North China’s leading industrial centers. Key industries include electronics, oil refining, automobile manufacturing and information technology. Global giants, such as Samsung and Motorola, have a significant presence in Tianjin. As the region’s consumer economy develops, Tianjin is also evolving into an e-commerce hub.