Yongchuan enjoys a strategic location in the center of the Chonging - Chengdu Economic Zone with 100 million people. Covering an area of 1,576 sqkm the cdistrict has a population of 1.08 million. The GDP of 9.69 bn USD grew rapidly by 11.6 % in 2016.
The urban development of Chongqing focuses strongly on Yongchuan. Under the 13th Five-Year Plan, the district of has been selected by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) as one of the key robot industry clusters nationwide.