Natural:The natural resourcesin Chuzhou main ly consist of halite,mineral water,turf,natural gas,bricking clay,etc.Chuzhou is particularly abundant in halite resources.A giantsalt mine was explored in the circumeferenceof over 200 lilmoeters around Chuzhou district,with proved reserves of 250 billion ton halite.since the ore deposits are buried veryshallow and have large single-layer thickness and high grade,the signifcance of industrial mining value proves to be huge.the mineral water storedin the depth of sand sand layers is of quality grade and rich in strontium(sr),metasilicate,lithium(li),bromine(br),iodine(l)zinc(z),and other trace elements that
Industrial:the industrail in chuzhou district has begun to take shape.121manufacturing enterprises have reached their annual sales volume of RMB5.o million or more,in which 4 foreign-invested enterprisesare runing their businesses in Chuzhou.Altogether there are morethan 30 industrial fields available,ranging from textile,garment,light industry,foodstuff,machinery,electronics ,pharmaceuticals,chemicalindustry,to building materials,coveringover 1,200product categories,in which more than 110 varierials of products in 11categories are manufactured for export sales to over 60 countries and regions.inprove beneficial to human health. recent years, the textile industry haswitnessed dramatic growth and been listedinto the Scienceoriented regional pillarindustry in jiangsu province.the exploitation and utilization of the mineral salthas taken initial shape,yielding the annual output of 300,000-bon vacuum salt production.the town of shihhe is recognized as the land of teaching aids in china for the thriving industry of producing teaching aids.
The agricultural production in Chuzhou plays an important role in Jiangsu Province .The cultivated land covers an area of 1,172 million mu(1mu=0.0667 hectares) and the natural waters 270,000 mu ,teeming with rice ,wheat ,corn ,peanut ,cotton ,rapeseed ,freshwater fish ,shrimp ,crab ,and soft-shelled turtle .Chuzhou is designated as China’s commodity grain base and one of the major grain producers .The number of butchered pigs and poultry raised in Chuzhou ranks the first in Jiangsu Province and the meat products rank among top 100 in China .The huge output of silkworm cocoon ,menthol ,live pigskin, poon tree ,feather and various local produces provide an abundant supply of raw materials for light industry ,textile and food processing industry .Furthermore ,flowers ,seedlings and other commercial crops also find wide cultivation area in Chuzhou.
旅游：楚州是全国历史文化名城，这里物华天宝、人杰地灵、自远古至今，名人辈出。楚州名胜古迹众多，现有国家级重点保护单位1处，省级重点文物保护单位6处，地市级及县级44处。国家级文物保护单位周恩来故居地处繁华闹市驸马巷内，举世景仰的周恩来纪念馆座落在城北桃花垠风景区，楚州是江苏省著名的旅游城市。Tourism industry :As a famous Chinese historic and cultural city ,Chuzhou is blessed with a favorable climate ,fertile land ,rich resources and outstanding talents ,From ancient times to the present day , a large number of talented people came forth .Endowed with many historic interests and natural attractions ,Chuzhou has one cultural relics of national importance under the protection of the State ,6 cultural relics of national importance under the protection of province , and 44 cultural relics under the protection of the prefecture and county .The Former Residence of Zhou Enlai ,known as cultural relics of national importance under the protection of the State ,situates in the Fuma lane of the bustling downtown Chuzhou. Zhou Enlai Memorial Halt is situated in the northern suburb of Taohuayin Scenic Spots .Chuzhou is a famous tourist city in Jiangsu Province.
Chuzhou is also the birthplace of Huaiyang Cuisine ,one of China’s four major distinctive cooking styles .Rice Paddy Eel , Wenlou Steamed Dumplings filled with minced Meat and Gravy ,Pingqiao Bean Curd ,Qinggong Meatball ,Tiangong Cattail ,and Drum Tower Refreshments ,and other famous dishes and pastries enjoy widespread reputation both at home and abroad .Inside the Industrial Park there are 10star-level hotels , among which two are 3 star and four are 2-star .Furthermore ,it also enjoys as well-developed tourism service network .Scenic sports like Street featuring Huaiyang Cuisine ,Ancient Riverside Street and the commercial pedestrian street Shangban Street(all built in Ming and Qing Dynasty ), are attracting numbers tourists .