Since October 2021, has acquired five mega industrial sites in the Shenzhen-Shanwei Special Cooperation Zone, with a combined area of more than 4.1 million square meters.

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BYD (OTCMKTS: BYDDY) has secured a new land parcel in Guangdong to prepare for its construction of new projects.

On May 15, a plot of land of more than 520,000 square meters in Shenzhen's Shenzhen-Shanwei Special Cooperation Zone was acquired by BYD for RMB 376 million ($5.4 million), according to an announcement by the local government yesterday.

This is the fifth mega industrial site BYD has acquired in the special cooperation zone, which will be used to build BYD's automotive industrial park projects, according to the announcement.

Shenzhen-Shanwei Special Cooperation Zone is an enclave of Shenzhen, located in Shanwei city, Guangdong province, but managed by Shenzhen, the first special cooperation zone in China.

BYD has been granted a land area of 522,400 square meters, with a building area of 1.12 million square meters and a land use term of 30 years.

(The 5th plot of land acquired by BYD in Shenzhen-Shanwei Special Cooperation Zone.)

Since October 2021, BYD has been granted five mega industrial sites in the Shenzhen-Shanwei Special Cooperation Zone, with a combined area of over 4.1 million square meters.

These sites will all be used for BYD's automotive industrial park projects, which are important for the zone to create an industrial pattern with a new energy vehicle (NEV) industry as the main focus, complemented by new energy storage, new materials and intelligent manufacturing robots, the local government's announcement said.

The first and second phases of BYD's project here have a total investment of RMB 25 billion, and the annual output value is expected to exceed RMB 110 billion when all production is reached, according to the announcement.

In June last year, BYD acquired a plot of land with an area of over 554,500 square meters in the special cooperation zone for RMB 403 million, which will be used for the first phase of the local BYD industrial park.

The first phase of the project, with a planned total investment of RMB 5 billion, will mainly produce auto parts and is expected to have an annual output value of about RMB 10 billion and 18,000 employees after it goes into operation, according to a report by Shenzhen Economic Daily at the time.

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