the Belt and Road, practical exploration, Jiangsu Province, Zhejiang Province, Guangdong Province, global transportation network, CR Express, strategic plan, macro coordination
Think Tank Survey
Based on the field survey conducted in three provinces of Jiangsu, Zhejiang, and Guangdong of China, this report introduces systematically the major works that have been carried out by the local governments and enterprises during the 10 years after the Belt and Road Initiative was proposed by President Xi Jinping. These works include building up global Belt and Road transportation networks, promoting high quality development of CHINA RAILWAY Express (CR Express), establishing the Belt and Road industrial parks, improving international cooperation on production capacity, facilitating trade development, fostering mutual investments, strengthening scientific and technological cooperation, supporting key Belt and Road cities development, strengthening the Belt and Road cultural exchanges, providing better services to the Belt and Road works. This report also summarizes the major strategies and measures for implementing the Belt and Road projects, some of the difficulties in relation to the Belt and Road implementation are also discussed, while some of the important future works have been introduced as well. The field survey shows clearly that the implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative in the three provinces represents the objective requirements of the economic and social developments of the region, while it also benefits to the relevant countries, thus the future of the Belt and Road is promising and bright. However, the current strategies and policies need also to be further improved to overcome the current difficulties and problems and guarantee the long-term sustainable development of the Belt and Road, such as to improve the coordination between the central government and the local governments, build up more open development channels between China and other Belt and Road countries and regions, improve financing mechanism for the Belt and Road projects, etc.
Bulletin of Chinese Academy of Sciences
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"Practical exploration of the Belt and Road: Survey report from Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Guangdong provinces,"
Bulletin of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Chinese Version): Vol. 38
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