KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 18– Southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality recently held a press conference on turning Liangjiang New Area into a region with high-quality life and development, according to Chongqing Liangjiang New Area Management Committee.
As the third state-level development and opening-up new district in China and the first of its kind in the central and western regions, Liangjiang New Area has been developing for 10 years.
The press conference offered detailed introduction of the guideline issued last November to boost the area’s high-quality development, designed to help make Liangjiang New Area an inland opening-up portal, smart city in Chongqing and a pilot area in high-quality life and development.
Specifically, by 2025, high-end and high-quality high-tech industries will gather at an accelerated pace, while innovation and entrepreneurship will enjoy full play, according to a statement.
The area is expected to take the lead in development and opening-up in west China, with enhanced smart governance capabilities.
A number of influential modern industrial clusters will be formed, with upgraded industrial foundation and modernised industrial chains. The guideline is set to help Liangjiang New Area expand new frontiers and inject strong impetus in seeking high-quality development.
Liangjiang will speed up the construction of the core place of the sci-tech innovation centre as well as the high-quality development of the real economy, especially advanced manufacturing.
Chongqing Municipal Development and Reform Commission will support and promote the introduction of major national industrial projects in Liangjiang.
This is to help the area build a national demonstration zone for high-quality development in manufacturing industry, a national demonstration zone for industrial transformation and upgrading, and a demonstration base for new industrial industries.