From the Frontier of the Motherland to the Frontier of opening-up-- observation on the Development of Qianli Border Line in Guangxi
Nanning, 14 Nov (Xinhua)-- from the border of the motherland to the frontier of opening up-- observation on the Development of the Qianli Border Line in Guangxi
Xinhua News Agency reporters Dong Zhenguo and Huang Haoming
This is the southern Xinjiang of the motherland, which used to be the "nerve endings" of the major traffic arteries that are difficult to cover, and this is the front of the major passageway to ASEAN and an important gateway to the organic convergence of "Belt and Road Initiative." Today's Guangxi thousands of miles border has become a hot land of development, in the new round of open development in the tide, is undergoing earth-shaking changes.
Change the old appearance and change the new face to say goodbye to poverty in the occluded mountain area
Connected with the mountains and rivers of Vietnam, the Qifeng of Guangxi's land border is abrupt and the peaks are stacked with peaks. Backwardness was once a common phenomenon, but now the situation here has changed dramatically.
Nonggetun, Bainan Village, Bainan Township, Napo County, is located on a hillside several hundred meters from the border between China and Vietnam. When the reporter interviewed, villagers Ma Yadu was building a new house with the help of villagers. "Last year, the cement road led to the door of the house, and as soon as the traffic was convenient, we helped each other build the house." The dust from the construction could not hide Mayadu's smile.
Nonggetun belongs to the alpine poor Miao village, the whole village 15 households are poor households, under the support of accurate poverty alleviation policy, villagers bid farewell to thatched houses and live in brick houses. Many villagers raise sheep, grow Chinese herbal medicine, go out to work, "pockets" gradually bulging up.
Pingxiang City Shangshi Town Banwang Village Valley Tun and Vietnam Tongdeng City adjacent, at a glance are buildings. "from the mud house to the brick house, and then to the building, it has changed a lot in the past ten years. Village cooperatives develop bamboo mouse farming, the market is smooth, the profit is quite abundant, the satisfaction of the masses is very high. " Nong Runchao, secretary of the party branch of Banwang village, sighed.
In recent years, remarkable results have been achieved in getting rid of poverty in the border areas of Guangxi. From 2016 to 2018, the number of people living in poverty in eight border counties (cities) decreased from 393000 to 93300, and the incidence of poverty dropped from 17.04 per cent to 4.48 per cent. Longzhou County has become the first key county of poverty alleviation and development work and rocky desertification area county in Guangxi. The growth rate of development indicators such as gross domestic product (GDP), investment in fixed assets, total retail sales of consumer goods and per capita disposable income of rural residents in border areas is generally higher than the average level in Guangxi.
Upgrading of Road Network and encryption of characteristic Tourism to promote Wealth
Starting from Zhushan Village, Dongxing City, the starting point of the border highway in Guangxi, to Ninghe Village in Napo County, all kinds of beautiful scenery such as coastal scenery, primeval forest, karst landform and alpine waterfall appear alternately. Border tourism continues to heat up, bringing business opportunities to the border people.
Next to the busy Dongxing port, there is an endless stream of customers at the Vietnamese specialty firm opened by Li Shiren. "more than 90 percent are tourists, with more than 20,000 yuan in sales a day." Li Shiren says his business has been booming in recent years.
Located in the upper reaches of the Guichun River in the upper reaches of the Guichun River, the Detian Falls are foggy and spectacular in the morning. Zhou Sheng, deputy general manager of the China Investment Detian Project in Hong Kong, said that after the completion and opening of the high speed, the number of tourists visiting Hong Kong has been on the rise. Tourist distribution centers, tourist reception centers, viewing platforms and other facilities have been built one after another in the scenic area, attracting a number of surrounding people to come to work, leading the border people to become rich.
In Jingxi City, the Goose Spring Scenic spot has made the once poor Nianantun set up farm happiness and residential accommodation one after another, and the poor households have been successfully lifted out of poverty. There are 33 poor households in Xinling Village, where the Grand Canyon is located, with one person per household working in the scenic area.
The rapid rise of border tourism has benefited from the increasing improvement of transport facilities in border areas. By the end of 2018, the total mileage of roads in border areas in Guangxi was about 8300 km, with a hardened road rate of 100 per cent in 8 counties (cities) along the border, including "county-county access highway", "township cement asphalt road" and "village road access". In the past, the mountain high road is far difficult to reach, "in purdah outsiders do not know her beauty," the beauty of southern Xinjiang, supported by a dense road network, has become a powerful engine to promote economic development in the border areas.
Unleashing policy dividends to create new highlands for development
The Beginning of Winter season, southern Xinjiang Guomen a prosperous scene. At the Pingxiang Friendship pass, trucks loaded with electronic components, machinery and textile products sailed from the wide freight passage to the Vietnamese side. In the first 10 months of this year, the number of entry and exit vehicles at the Friendship Port reached 296700, which continued to maintain double-digit growth over the same period last year.
"the customs clearance steps have been shortened from eight to five, and the average customs clearance time has been shortened from an average of three and a half hours to about 15 minutes, which is greatly convenient for enterprises." Li Shiming, assistant to the general manager of Guangxi Anlitai Foreign Freight Co., Ltd., said that the policies implemented this year, such as the import completion model in advance and the reduction of disinfection fees for entry vehicles, have brought tangible benefits to enterprises and enabled enterprises to carry light.
Since the beginning of this year, Guangxi has formulated and promulgated the "1 / 7" policy document and related supporting documents on speeding up the construction of the economic belt along the border and further promoting the prosperity of the people along the border, so as to continuously optimize the business environment and further improve the facilities at border ports. Inject a steady stream of momentum into the development of the border areas.
At Jingxi Longbang Port, a modern land port has begun to take shape. The passengers and passengers of entry and exit trucks are verified by "face recognition", and the weight, driving route, video images and other information of vehicles entering and leaving the country are transmitted to the relevant departments for comparative analysis through the network. The efficiency of inspection, supervision and customs clearance has been greatly improved.
Location and policy advantages have attracted more and more mainland enterprises to settle in the border areas of Guangxi. The factory of Sannuo Electronics in Chongzuo District, China's (Guangxi) free trade pilot zone, was put into production in September last year, and its output value reached 170 million yuan in August this year. The first phase of the new production base is under construction and is expected to accommodate 3000 people when completed.
Jingxi Longbang Port supporting industrial park to undertake the transfer from the central and eastern food processing enterprises, of which Baisheng Food cold chain factory has been basically completed. After putting into production, seafood from ASEAN countries will be processed here and shipped to the domestic consumer market. Several other enterprises are also stepping up the construction of the factory building, and will use ASEAN fruit raw materials to make related products in the future.
In 2018, Guangxi's border trade imports and exports totaled 161.77 billion yuan, an increase of 6.9 percent, accounting for 39.4 percent of the total value of Guangxi's foreign trade imports and exports in. The total amount of cross-border RMB settlement ranks first in the western provinces and regions for eight years in a row. The border area is changing from the development of nerve endings to an important growth pole driving the economic development of Guangxi.