During the 13th Five Year Plan, Liangjiang New Area will adhere to the five development principles of innovation, coordination, greening, sharing, and opening up, making development a top priority and deepening reform.
The area will enhance reform on the supply side and excel in Chongqing Municipality’s social and economic development.
It works hard on economic development, hoping that the regional GDP will double in 2020 compared with 2010, and show an annual increase rate of over 13 percent.
Liangjiang New Area will strive to be a pilot zone for reform and opening up, taking an active role in the country’s “Belt and Road” initiative and the Yangtze River Economic Development Strategy. It will also promote the China-Singapore (Chongqing) Initiative of Strategic Connectivity.
Liangjiang New Area is expected to extend to an area of 300 square kilometers with a population of 2.9 million.
It hopes to be an important advanced manufacturing base in inland China with automobiles, electronic information and equipment manufacturing as its three pillars.