The main carrier of industrial development in Henan Province is the industry cluster districts. To construct modern industry system, modern urban system and independent innovation system in the aspect of industry cluster districts, the core connotation is “centralized layout of enterprises (projects), cluster development of industries, intensive use of resources, construction of function set and transfer of people towards cities”. Xinyang City has 15 industry cluster districts determined by Henan Province, with a total planning area of 172.25 square kilometers. As of the end of 2011, the built-up area of the industry cluster districts in the whole city has reached 102 square kilometers, and the accumulated investment has realized RMB 100 billion; 303 industrial enterprises above designated size have settled.

Xinyang Industry cluster District

Xinyang Industry cluster District is located 1km north of main urban area of Xinyang, including the industrial city and two areas in Yangshan, 8 featured “parks in the District”. The most featured among them are the intelligent terminal industry demonstration park and tea industry park. The intelligent terminal industry demonstration park is one of the first 8 strategic emerging industries demonstration parks of Henan Province, with a planning area of 22.31 square kilometers. The built-up zone covers an area of 3.75 square kilometers; the control zone covers an area of 3.33 square kilometers; the development zone covers an area of 15.23 square kilometers. It is positioned as the carrier and platform of development of provincial strategic emerging industries, focuses on developing two industries – intelligent display terminal and intelligent communications terminal and building three industrial

 chains – intelligent display terminal, intelligent communications terminal and digital music and video. So far, 54 electronic enterprises have settled, including Aivtech, Tianying Optoelectronic and Taishang Electronic. The tea industry park has a planning area of 17.3 square kilometers; the start-up zone covers an area of 5.7  square kilometers; the development zone covers an area of 4.2  square kilometers; the control zone covers an area of 7.4 square kilometers. It is positioned as an important base of tea R&D, tea culture and tea expo in Henan Province and even the whole country. So far, such national famous tea industrialization leading enterprises have settled, such as Wuyun Tea, Wenxin Tea, Lushi Tea.

Jinniu Logistics Industry Cluster District

Jinniu Logistics Industry Cluster District is one of the two logistics industry cluster districts in Henan Province. It is located at the northwestern corner of the main urban area of Xinyang and it is connected with the main urban area. Its planning area is 9.86 square kilometers; the start-up zone covers an area of 2.36 square kilometers; the development zone covers an area of 3.5  square kilometers; the control zone covers an area of 4 square kilometers. Its dominant industry is the commercial and logistics industry, and Henan Provincial Government clearly positioned a 1.6 square kilometers zone inside Jinniu Logistics Industry Cluster District as one of the four logistics nodes in Henan Province, positioned the Cluster District as an important large commercial and logistics base, which irradiates Hubei, Henan and Anhui based on Xinyang. So far, 10 logistics backbone enterprises have settled here, including Jinniu Dabieshan Agricultural Products Logistics Center in Henan Province, Jinniu Logistics Park “Yunan Town” and Shengsan International Building Materials Town.

Shangtianti Industry Cluster District

Shangtianti Industry Cluster District is a world-class non-metallic mine and was approved as a characteristic industry cluster district by the provincial government because of its rich reserves of perlite (a reserve of 127 million tons), swell soil (a reserve of 630 million tons), zeolite (a reserve of 60 million tons) and chinastone (a reserve of 50 million tons). The Cluster District is closely adjacent to the southeast of the central urban area and has a planning area of 9.6 square kilometers, including the 2.6 square kilometers start-up zone, 3 square kilometers development zone and 4 square kilometers control zone. Its dominant industry is the deep processing of four non-metallic mineral products – perlite, swell soil, zeolite and chinastone. It is positioned as the largest non-metallic mineral product deep processing band thermal insulation building materials production base, and a provincial first-class characteristic industry cluster district and a new national characteristic industry park with unique charm. So far, 38 backbone enterprises have settled here, including Hong Kong Dongshi Industrial Co., Ltd., Kaiti (Xinyang) New Materials Co., Ltd. and Xinyang Fanghao Industrial Co., Ltd.

Pingqiao Industry Cluster District

Pingqiao Industry Cluster District is located in Southeast of the main urban area of Xinyang, and 24.6% of it falls within the urban planning area. It has a planning area of 11.4 square kilometers, including the 2.5 square kilometers start-up zone, 5 square kilometers development zone and 3.9 square kilometers control zone. Its dominant industry is textile and garment processing industry and it is positioned as the business suit, leisure wear and sportswear production based in the Central Plains Economic Region. So far, 8 backbone enterprises have settled here, including Henan Shihe Garments Co., Ltd., Zhenhua Yongsheng Knitted Garments Co., Ltd., Chaoyue Garments Co., Ltd. and Shrieve Clothing & Accessories Industrial Co., Ltd.

Minggang Industry Cluster District

Minggang Industry Cluster District is located in the west of Minggang Town, Xinyang City and it was constructed based on Xinyang Iron and Steel Co., Ltd. under Anyang Iron and Steel Group Co., Ltd. The planned production capacity of Xinyang Iron and Steel Co., Ltd. is 5 million tons of steel, iron and products, respectively; and now, it can produce 3 million tons of them, respectively. The Cluster District has a planning area of 8.7 square kilometers, including the 3 square kilometers start-up zone, 5 square kilometers development zone and 0.7 square kilometers control zone. Its dominant industry is iron and steel deep processing, and it is positioned as the iron and steel deep processing base in South Henan, West Anhui and North Hubei. So far, 6 backbone enterprises have settled here, including Xinyang Iron and Steel Co., Ltd., Xinyang Precision Casting, Zhonglian Pipe and Aton.

Luoshan County Industry Cluster District

Luoshan County Industry Cluster District is located 1km southeast of Luoshan County seat, and it has a planning area of 8.5 square kilometers, including the 1.6 square kilometers start-up zone, 3.9 square kilometers development zone and 3 square kilometers control zone. Its dominant industry is production of computers, communication equipment (mobile phones) and peripheral accessories. It is positioned as the supporting park of Xinyang electronic industry park, and an influential manufacturing and R&D electronic industry base of computer and peripheral accessories and communication equipment (mobile phones) and peripheral accessories and the distribution center of electronic products. So far, 5 backbone enterprises have settled here, and they are all supporting enterprises of well-known electronic enterprises, including Foxconn, Asus and Gree.

Guangshan Guandu River Industry Cluster District

Guangshan Guandu River Industry Cluster District is located 1km south of Guangshan County seat, and it has a planning area of 9.3 square kilometers, including the 1.3 square kilometers start-up zone, 4 square kilometers development zone and 4 square kilometers control zone. Its dominant industry is down and feather products industry and it is positioned as the production base of down and feather products and distribution center of raw and supplementary materials. So far, 12 backbone down and feather products have settled here, including Bruha, East Xiangrui and Shunxiang.

Xinxian County Industry Cluster District

Xinxian County Industry Cluster District, based on the land use conditions of the mountainous area, is divided into three areas – Jiulongling, Kangfan and Lingrui, and all of them are located west of Xinxian County seat. It has a planning area of 9 square kilometers, including the 2 square kilometers start-up zone, 3 square kilometers development zone and 4 square kilometers control zone. Its dominant industry is agricultural and sideline products deep processing, and it is positioned as an important green organic food deep processing base in Dabie Mountain Region, and an important agricultural and sideline products R&D and processing area in Hubei, Henan and Anhui. So far, 8 backbone enterprises have settled here, including Xinlin Tea, Lingrui, Antai Food, Lvda Camellia Oil and Jinhao Camellia Oil

Xixian County Industry Cluster District

Xixian County Industry Cluster District is located at Xixian Chengdong New District, and it has a planning area of 9 square kilometers, including the 1.8 square kilometers start-up zone, 3.3 square kilometers development zone and 3.9 square kilometers control zone. Its dominant industry is the green food processing industry dominated by staple food processing, and it is positioned as the provincial production and processing base of staple food industrialization. So far, 14 backbone enterprises have settled here, including Jinfeng Agriculture, Fenggang Grain Products, Yurun Yukun, Lixiang Food (Taiwanese-invested) and Huiyuan Juice.

Huangchuan County Industry Cluster District

Huangchuan County Industry Cluster District is adjacent to west of Huangchuan County seat and has a planning area of 10.6 square kilometers, including the 1.7 square kilometers start-up zone, 4 square kilometers development zone and 4.9 square kilometers control zone. Its dominant industry is deep processing of agricultural and sideline products dominated by green food, and it is positioned as a provincial key food processing base. So far, 12 backbone enterprises have settled here, including Huaying Group, Koyuan Food, Huangguo Food Industry, Zhongchuan Aquatic Products and Baoshu Aquatic Products.

Huangchuan Economic and Technological Industry Cluster District

Huangchuan Economic and Technological Industry Cluster District is a provincial economic development area and it is located east of Huangchuan County seat and adjacent to Huangchuan Railway Station. It has a planning area of 12.9 square kilometers, including the 4 square kilometers start-up zone, 4.9 square kilometers development zone and 4 square kilometers control zone. Its dominant industry is modern food industry dominated by grain processing and circulation and it is positioned as a famous grain processing and circulation industry cluster district integrating raw materials, processing and distribution as a whole in Henan Province and even the whole country. So far, 6 backbone enterprises have settled here, including Huaying Feed, Huangguo Food Industry and Youli Food Industry

Shangcheng County Industry Cluster District

Shangcheng County Industry Cluster District is located at Shangshiqiao Town, Shangcheng County and is adjacent to the exit of Hushan Expressway. It has a planning area of 9 square kilometers, including the 3 square kilometers start-up zone, 3 square kilometers development zone and 3 square kilometers control zone. Its dominant industry is characteristic agricultural and sideline products deep processing industry, and it is positioned as a domestically famous characteristic agricultural and sideline products deep processing base with core competitiveness promoted by the “enterprise +scientific research college+ cooperative” operation mode. So far, 12 backbone enterprises have settled here, including Changzhuyuan Camellia Oil, Shanxin Rice, Fushan Mountain Products and Inulin Products.

Huaibin County Industry Cluster District

Huaibin County Industry Cluster District is located northeast of the new urban area of Huaibin County and it has a planning area of 7.9 square kilometers, including the 1.3 square kilometers start-up zone, 3 square kilometers development zone and 3.6 square kilometers control zone. Its dominant industry is light industry and textile, and it is positioned as the largest chemical fiber textile industry base with the most complete categories in Henan Province and Central China, a national important chemical fiber textile industry base, the largest bast fiber base in Henan Province and Central China and the largest raw hemp packaging materials production base in China. So far, 15 backbone enterprises have settled here, including Wanhe Textile, Chuanda Textile and Yusheng Sports Goods.

Gushi County Industry Cluster District

Gushi County Industry Cluster District is located northwest of the County seat, and it has a planning area of 14.5 square kilometers, including the 4.5 square kilometers start-up zone, 5 square kilometers development zone and 5 square kilometers control zone. Its dominant industry is machinery manufacturing and it is positioned as an important gathering place of second-line and third-line brand machinery manufacturing enterprises in Central Plains Economic Region and an important complete agricultural machinery and spare parts manufacturing base. So far, 6 backbone enterprises have settled here, including Sijili Mechanicals, Gushi Machinery and Ximai Machinery.

Gushi Shehewan Industry Cluster District

Gushi Shehewan Industry Cluster District was constructed based on Shihewan Development and Reform Pilot Area in Gushi County, and it has a planning area of 4.4 square kilometers, including the 0.4 square kilometers start-up zone, 2 square kilometers development zone and 2 square kilometers control zone. Its dominant industry is bamboo and wood furniture manufacturing industry, and it is positioned as the bamboo and wood manufacturing and processing base on Henan-Anhui border and the characteristic industry processing cluster district in Henan Province. So far, 9 backbone enterprises have settled here, including Jiuhuashan Bamboo and Wood Industrial, Henan Xindongfang Wood Co., Ltd. and Henan Yidingtong Industrial Co., Ltd