Revitalizing the Old Industrial Base in Northeast China
Beijing, 10 Nov (Xinhua) in October 2003, the CPC Central Committee and the State Council formally issued "some opinions on implementing the Revitalization Strategy of the Northeast and other Old Industrial bases," and formulated various principles and policies for the revitalization strategy. It sounded the bugle of revitalizing the old industrial base in the northeast.
The old industrial bases such as Northeast China are the cradle of New China's industry. With the deepening of reform and opening up, the institutional and structural contradictions of the old industrial base are becoming more and more obvious, and the further development is faced with many difficulties and problems.
The CPC Central Committee and the State Council attach great importance to the reform and development of old industrial bases in Northeast China. The report of the 16th CPC National Congress stressed the need to "support the northeast region and other old industrial bases to speed up the adjustment and transformation." In October 2003, the CPC Central Committee and the State Council issued a number of opinions on the implementation of the strategy of revitalizing the northeast and other old industrial bases, marking the formal implementation of this strategy. In December, the State Council set up a leading group to revitalize the northeast region and other old industrial bases.
Since then, the central government has implemented a series of preferential policies to promote revitalization in the northeast region, and the revitalization strategy has been further carried out.
Through efforts, the revitalization strategy of the northeast and other old industrial bases has achieved preliminary results. A number of major projects have been implemented smoothly, and the technical level of a number of key old enterprises has been significantly improved. The compensation mechanism for resource development and the assistance mechanism for declining industries are increasingly taking shape. The pace of strategic readjustment of the state-owned economy and the restructuring of state-owned enterprises has been gradually accelerated. Northeast China began to show a benign trend of differential development and cooperative division of labor.
On this basis, in August 2007, the "Plan for the Revitalization of the Northeast region" approved by the State Council was issued and proposed to realize the all-round revitalization of the Northeast region after 10 to 15 years of efforts.
The strategy of revitalizing the old industrial base in Northeast China is an important measure aimed at realizing the overall goal of building a well-off society in an all-round way. After the construction of coastal special economic zones, the development of Pudong New area and the implementation of the strategy of large-scale development of the western region, Another major strategic decision to speed up the coordinated development of the regional economy.