Table of Contents
1. Structure of 2015 TEEMA Report8
1.1 Evaluation of Chinese Cities' Comprehensive Competitiveness8
1.1.1 City Competitiveness8
1.1.2 Investment Environment8
1.1.3 Investment Risks8
1.1.4 Degree of Recommendation by Taiwanese Vendors9
1.2 TEEMA Survey Sample Collection from 2011 to 201510
1.3 Analysis of Taiwanese Vendors' Industries11
1.4 Analysis of Taiwanese Vendors' Investment Locations13
1.5 Analysis of Taiwanese Vendors' Future Deployment Plans14
1.6 Taiwanese Vendors' Business Performance in China15
1.7 Taiwanese Vendors' Business Disputes in China16
1.8 Chinese Cities for Taiwanese Vendors' Future Deployment20
1.9 Chinese Cities for Taiwanese Vendors' Future Deployment by Industry21
1.9.1 High-Tech Industry21
1.9.2 Traditional Industry21
1.9.3 Service Industry21
2. TEEMA's Survey of the Overall Competitiveness of Chinese Cities22
2.1 2015 TEEMA Ranking of the Overall Competitiveness of Chinese Cities23
2.1.1 Suzhou Industrial Park24
2.1.2 Outer District of Xiamen Island25
2.1.3 Chengdu27
2.1.4 Suzhou Downtown29
2.1.5 Hangzhou Xiaoshan30
2.2 Analysis of Changes in Recommendation Level Ratings in the 2014 and 2015 TEEMA Survey Reports58
2.2.1 City Districts Included in 2015 TEEMA Survey59
2.2.2 Changes in the Investment Environment of the Cities Included for Evaluation in the 2014 and 2015 TEEMA Surveys60
2.2.3 Changes in the Overall Competitiveness of Investment Environment of the Cities Included for Evaluation in the 2014 and 2015 TEEMA Surveys60
2.2.4 Changes in the Grade-A (Highly Recommended) Cities in the 2014 and 2015 TEEMA Surveys61
2.2.5 Changes in the Grade-D (Not Recommended at Present) Cities in the 2014 and 2015 TEEMA Surveys61
2.3 The 2015 TEEMA Survey Report Ranking of China's 11 Major Economic Zones61
2.4 Analysis of the Cities that Posted the Biggest Improvement in Ranking in the 2014 – 2015 TEEMA Reports75
2.5 Analysis of the Cities that Posted the Biggest Fall in Ranking in the 2014 – 2015 TEEMA Reports76
Appendix78
Glossary of Terms78
List of Companies79


List of Tables
Table 1: Categories and Indicators of the TEEMA Report 20159
Table 2: TEEMA Survey Sample Collection by Region, 2011 – 201511
Table 3: Analysis of Taiwanese Vendors' Business Operating by Industries, 2011 – 201512
Table 4: Analysis of Taiwanese Vendors' Business Operating by Invested Locations, 2011 – 201513
Table 5: Analysis of Taiwanese Vendors' Future Deployment Plans, 2011 – 201515
Table 6: Analysis of Taiwanese Vendors' Performance in China, 201516
Table 7: Taiwanese Companies' Business Disputes by Region, 201517
Table 8: Growth of Disputes Encountered by Taiwanese Vendors in China, 2014 – 201518
Table 9: Resolution Approaches and the Degree of Satisfaction with the Resolution, 201519
Table 10: Places for Taiwanese Vendors' Future Deployment, 2011 – 201520
Table 11: Places for Taiwanese Vendors' Future Deployment by Industry, 201522
Table 12: 2015 TEEMA's Survey of the Overall Competitiveness of Chinese Cities33
Table 13: TEEMA's Survey of Chinese City Recommendation Level by Taiwanese Vendors, 2011 – 201543
Table 14: Percentage of Chinese City Recommendation Level by Region, 2006 – 201547
Table 15: Changes in Chinese City Recommendation Level, 2000 – 201549
Table 16: Cities that Posted Improvement in Ranking in the 2014 – 2015 TEEMA Reports75
Table 17: Cities that Posted Deterioration in Ranking in the 2014 – 2015 TEEMA Reports76


List of Figures
Figure 1: Highly Recommended Cities, 2014 – 201558
Figure 2: Recommended City, 2014 – 201558
Figure 3: Recommended with Reservations Cities, 2014 – 201559
Figure 4: Not Recommended Cities at Present, 2014 – 201559
Figure 5: General Performance Rating for City in Different Economic Zones by TEEMA 2015 Report66
Figure 6: Western Triangle Economic Zone's General Ranking by District, 201566
Figure 7: Yangtze River Delta Economic Zone's General Ranking by City and District, 201567
Figure 7: Yangtze River Delta Economic Zone's General Ranking by City and District, 2015 (Continued)68
Figure 8: Yellow River Delta Economic Zone's General Ranking by City and District, 201568
Figure 9: Bohai Economic Rim's General Ranking by City and District, 201569
Figure 10: Central Triangle Economic Zone's General Ranking by City and District, 201570
Figure 11: Western China Economic Zone's General Ranking by City and District, 201571
Figure 12: Western Taiwan Straits Economic Zone's General Ranking by City and District, 201571
Figure 13: Central Chinese Economic Zone's General Ranking by City and District, 201572
Figure 14: Pan-North Bay Economic Zone's General Ranking by City and District, 201573
Figure 15: The Ranking of the Cities in Northeast China, 201573
Figure 16: Pearl River Delta Economic Zone's General Ranking by City and District, 201574
Figure 17: 11 Chinese Economic Zones' General Ranking, 201574

List of Companies
Bosch
CCIA
Economist
Forbes
General Electric
Johnson & Johnson
National Academy of Economic Strategy
Samsung
Siemens
Sustain Think Tank
UNESCO
Wal-mart
Zhongrong Metal