Date signed: Oct 13, 2000
Bunbury is located to the southwest of Perth, the capital of the Australian state of Western Australia (WA). It is approximately 180 kilometers from Perth, and is the second largest city of WA. Covering an area of 65.7 square kilometers, it has a permanent population of 50,810. The city has perfect infrastructure, reasonable urban planning and layout, complete public facilities, a sound industrial and agricultural foundation, a developed economy and rich resources. It is the most important political, economic and cultural center in Southwest WA.
Bunbury is the largest seaport in WA, as well as one of its eight major ports. With advanced equipment and convenient transportation, the port is the main source of Bunbury's development. As an important hub for the export of regional timber, agricultural products and mineral resources, the port has close trade contacts with more than 30 countries and regions. Bunbury's main industries include mining (mainly aluminum, ore, and titanium dioxide), agriculture (cattle, sheep, cows, vegetables and fruits), wine making, manufacturing, forestry, fishing and tourism.
Bunbury, Australia [Photo/wb.jiaxing.gov.cn]