“China in the New Era: Xiongan – A Vision for the Future of Cities”
- June 1, 2018
- Posted by: Yolandy
The “MFA Presenting Xiongan New Area” event titled “China in the New Era: Xiongan – A Vision for the Future of Cities” is held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing, capital of China, May 28, 2018，Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi attending and making a speech. Wang Yi said that Xiong’an New Area represents the future of China, leading the trend of the world and foreshadowed the future direction of human development. The construction of the Xiongan New Area adheres to the vision of the world, international standards, Chinese characteristics, and the positioning of high points, with distinctive characteristics of the times and the world. The New Area plans to open tenders to the world, there are 279 Groups from 18 countries and regions participating enthusiastically, bringing together the wisdom of 12 world-class teams. In April 2017, China announced the establishment of Xiongan New Area, spanning three counties in Hebei province. Xiongan is another new area of “National Significance” following the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone and Shanghai Pudong New Area. Xiongan New Area is located in the hinterland of Beijing, Tianjin, and Baoding, with obvious location advantages, convenient transportation, excellent ecological environment, strong resource and environmental carrying capacity, abundant development space. Xiongan New Area is planned to be developed with a specific area as the Pre-development Area. The Pre-development Area is about 100 square kilometers, the Medium-term Development area is about 200 square kilometers, and the Long-term Control Area is about 2,000 square kilometers.In the future, a modern industrial system of Physical Economy, Scientific and Technological Innovation, Modern Finance, and Human Resources should be formed. Xiongan New Area will form five major industries in the future as follow: 1. A New Generation of Information Technology Industry. It is centered on building Digital Cities, focusing on the development of Next-generation Communications Networks, The Internet of Things, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, and so on. 2.Modern Life Science and Biotechnology Industry. 3.New Material Industry. Will focus on Artificial Intelligence, New Displays, High-efficiency Storage Materials, New Energy Materials, High-tech Information Materials, and Biomedical Materials. 4.High-end Modern Service Industry. The deep integration between Manufacturing and Service Industries, the integration between innovation and service, the Headquarters of International Standards, and the International Cultural Communication Base. 5.Green Ecological Agriculture. Will develop Modern Biotechnology Agriculture and build a Modern Agricultural Facility Park. Wangyi said that the construction of the Xiongan New Area will attract more international talents, technologies, funds and projects, open the new space and provide new impetus for China’s mutually beneficial cooperation with all countries.