Wuxi is famous for being one of the birthplaces of China's modern industry and commerce, as well as the hometown of many important businessmen who have played essential roles in building commerce in Shanghai since the early 20th century.
For most expats getting around isn't easy. The transportation in and around Wuxi isn't as difficult as you might think first. With an airport, high speed trains, highways, subway, buses and taxis getting around is quite easy.
Wuxi is one of the top business cities in China. According to Forbes ranking, Wuxi is in the third position for best business cities in Mainland China in 2008. Currently Wuxi is designated as an investment grade city, and has two large industrial parks devoted to new industries.