Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, January 11 (Reporter Ji Ning) In the second half of 2020, the State Council has successively approved and issued relevant plans for the National Service Industry Expanding and Opening Comprehensive Demonstration Zone and the China (Beijing) Pilot Free Trade Zone.

After more than four months, what is the current progress of Beijing's "two districts" construction?

What are the characteristics and highlights?

Leading companies settled in Beijing, accumulatively more than 800 new projects

  The reporter recently learned from the relevant departments of Beijing that the current "two districts" construction work is progressing steadily. A group of industry leaders and leading enterprises have settled in Beijing, accumulating more than 800 new projects, of which foreign-funded projects account for about 1/5.

  Liu Meiying, a member of the Party Group of the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Commerce and full-time deputy director of the Office of the Leading Group for the "Two Districts" Work in Beijing, said that Beijing’s 16 districts and the Beijing Economic and Technological Development Zone, as well as 9 areas including technology, commerce, finance, education, information, and healthcare Leading departments in key areas have respectively formulated work plans for advancing the construction of the "two zones". At the same time, the groups (districts) covered by the Beijing Pilot Free Trade Zone have respectively formulated implementation plans for the Pilot Free Trade Zone.

  Liu Meiying introduced that a number of iconic projects are accelerating. Beijing’s first digital RMB test application scenario has landed in Lize Financial Business District, Fengtai District. Innovative drug R&D companies Sinogen (China) Co., Ltd. and Daiwa Securities have settled in Beijing.

  Among the 251 task lists of the "Two Districts" plan formulated by Beijing, nearly 90 tasks have been completed so far, with a completion rate of over 1/3.

Speed ​​up the construction of an international consumption center city

  In terms of business services, Liu Meiying said that Beijing’s business sector will speed up the construction of an international consumer center city, create one or two international business districts, pilot one or two new consumer brand incubation centers, and create a number of international cultural and tourism consumption destination.

  The international business service area of ​​Beijing Free Trade Zone has formed "three groups" of Chaoyang District, Tongzhou District, and Shunyi District, each of which will show its magical powers.

Chaoyang District aims to lead the strategic goals of an institutional open model area, a global resource pool, an open frontier area for international finance, a new digital trade scenario demonstration area, and a service trade model innovation pilot area, and promote the liberalization and facilitation of the flow of factors; Tongzhou The district focuses on wealth management, green finance, financial technology, urban technology, cultural design, professional services and other fields; Shunyi District, relying on its advantages in airport economy, vigorously promotes the opening of seven major industries such as aviation services and cultural trade.

  Zhu Sheng, deputy district mayor of Chaoyang District, said that Chaoyang District will take the lead in building three types of service trade scenarios, building an interactive hub for international capital; building a functional hub for international business, establishing and improving mechanisms for mutual recognition of professional qualifications and prior learning; realizing overseas consumption The return and expansion of the tax-free consumption policy will fully follow the implementation of the tax-free consumption policy, and the construction of integrated tax-free consumption boarding projects will be deepened.

Build a benchmark city for the global digital economy

  Digital economy is one of the main features of Beijing Free Trade Zone.

Ren Shiqiang, the second-level inspector of the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Economics and Information Technology, stated that in accordance with the statistical caliber of the national "Digital Economy Industry Statistical Classification Standard (Draft for Comment)", the added value of Beijing's digital economy in 2019 exceeded 1.3 trillion yuan, accounting for 38.0% of GDP .

  It is understood that Beijing has put forward specific goals for the improvement of industrial innovation policies, digital economy and digital trade service system, and strives to reserve more than 20 new frontier innovation, foreign investment, capital-intensive, and industry-driven industrial projects and platforms every year. The project has an average annual investment of over 10 billion yuan.

  As the development center of the digital economy, Kong Lei, deputy director of the Administrative Committee of Beijing Economic and Technological Development Zone, said that in terms of industrial digitalization, the economic development zone should build a national new infrastructure demonstration zone, and advance the layout of 6G, quantum technology, brain science and other frontiers. Technology; At the same time, it supports the construction of intelligent manufacturing application demonstration and benchmarking factories, and supports the construction of "5G+Cloud+AI" industrial cloud platform.

Optimize the external environment around technological innovation

  Beijing has intensive science and technology resources, many universities and research institutes, gathering more than 4,000 regional headquarters and R&D centers.

According to the plan, the science and technology innovation area of ​​the Beijing Free Trade Zone focuses on the development of a new generation of information technology, biology and health, and science and technology service industries.

  At present, focusing on the pain points and difficulties of scientific and technological innovation, Beijing has proposed 15 innovations in five aspects: strengthening the accumulation of international scientific and technological innovation resources, building high-level innovation platforms, international scientific and technological cooperation and exchanges, building scientific and technological innovation cooperative communities, and creating a good innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem. Initiative.

For example, highlighting reform and empowerment, decentralizing high-tech enterprises to recognize expert review powers, and fully empowering strategic scientific and technological talents and their teams introduced by new research and development institutions.

  Liang Shuang, member of the Standing Committee of the Haidian District Party Committee and Deputy District Mayor, said that as a highland of technological innovation, Haidian District will take advantage of the innovation source of Zhongguancun Science City to attract top institutions, carry out the transformation of achievements supporting the underlying key technologies and industrialization research and development; expand the application scenarios of financial technology, Prevent systemic and regional financial risks.