Liangjiang New Area seeks to “establish another Chongqing Municipality, another Chongqing industry and another Chongqing main city” and thus to build a new area with sound infrastructure, high-end industries, a safe environment and international influences.
This aim will be fulfilled in three steps. The 12th Five Year Plan (2011-2015) laid a solid foundation for building platforms and cultivating industries. The 13th Five Year Plan (2016-2020) will strengthen industry and open up. The 14th Five Year Plan (2021-2025) will focus on enhancing influences.
Jiangbeizui Financial Center will be a cluster of financial institutions including banks, security, insurance and commodity exchanges.
It will work on high-tech industries like cloud computing, information technology, pharmaceuticals, robots and smart manufacturing.
The urban industries will mainly be software, research and development, commerce and exhibitions, logistics and processing.
Liangjiang works hard on processing trade, tariff bonded trade, modern logistics, airport economy, and high-end equipment.
The zone will work on three pillar industries: automobiles, information technology and high-end equipment. It will also develop ten strategic emerging industries, ranging from robotics and smart devices to energy conservation and environmental protection.
Liangjiang will also work on financial services, software design and service outsourcing, cross-border e business and settlement, tariff bonded exhibition and trade, headquarter economy and transit trade.
Since its establishment in 2011, Liangjiang New Area has been working hard to lay a solid foundation, cultivate its industries and open up.
Liangjiang will continue to improve infrastructure. So far it has invested 595.4 billion yuan on fixed asset investment, including over 200 billion yuan for infrastructure. It has also constructed 519 kilometers of roads, of which 252 have been opened. Liangjiang’s other infrastructure construction projects include airports, railroads, ports, bridges, water, and electricity.
The Lianglu Cuntan Tariff Bonded Port has established a tariff bonded logistic base with a focus on smart terminal industrial clusters. Guoyuan Port has a processing ability of 1.2 million TEU, and is accelerating multi-mode transport hub development.