Jiangyin is a city in China's Jiangsu province on the Yangtze River, a county-level city administered by Wuxi. It has population of 1.2 million (est. 2009). The total GDP (nominal) reached RMB 171.3 billion yuan (US$25.1 billion) in 2009, an increase of 11.6% from 2008. The GDP per capita (nominal) reached RMB 142,572 yuan (US$20,880). Jiangyin is one of the most important transport hubs on the Yangtze River, and it is one the most developed counties in China. Since 2003, its overall competitiveness is the first of Chinas hundred counties. East of the city is Huaxi Village, the so-called richest village in China. Road South to Wuxi - approximately 45 minutes. Southeast to Suzhou - approximately 1 hour. Southwest to Changzhou - approximately 1 hour. Southeast to Shanghai - approximately 2-2.5 hours. West to Nanjing - approximately 2-2.5 hours.
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