China News Service, Hohhot, January 21 (Reporter Li Aiping) How does the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region open to the north?

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  On January 21, at the sixth session of the 13th National People's Congress of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, officials believed that the "three moves" of Russia-Mongolia cooperation, the pan-port economy, and the China-Europe train should be played well in the new year.

  Inner Mongolia spans the "Three Norths", connects Russia and Mongolia, and connects eight provinces and autonomous regions. the role of the window.

  The reporter learned that in the new year, Inner Mongolia will actively participate in the joint construction of the "Belt and Road" in terms of opening to the north, deepen cooperation with Russia and Mongolia in various fields, organize and implement the expansion and reconstruction of port hubs, strengthen the capacity of intermodal transport channels, and collect and distribute transportation. Construction projects such as making up for shortcomings in facilities will lay a solid foundation for opening up to the north.

  In the past year, Inner Mongolia's foreign trade import and export value to countries along the "Belt and Road" was 71.73 billion yuan; of which, the value of imports and exports to Mongolia was 31.27 billion yuan; the value of imports and exports to Russia was 17.26 billion yuan.

  Gao Xiaolu, a representative of the People's Congress of Inner Mongolia, said: "In the new year, cooperation with Russia and Mongolia in various fields is the most important choice for Inner Mongolia to open up to the north."

  In Inner Mongolia's opening to the north, the pan-port economy is still the "highlight".

  The official said that in the new year, Manzhouli and Erenhot will still be used as national key development and opening pilot areas, and vigorously develop the pan-port economy.

  Regarding the pan-port economy, the reporter found that in the "14th Five-Year Plan for National Economic and Social Development of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and Outline of Vision 2035", the official has mentioned it.

  Officials said that Inner Mongolia will coordinate ports, channels and various open carriers, focus on connecting the main channel of land, sea and air network intermodal transportation, promote the construction of important hub node cities, cargo collection and distribution centers and resource transformation parks, and change the homogeneous competition and isolated operation of ports. , forming a port-driven, hinterland support, and side and belly interaction pattern.

  Gai Zhiyi, an economist from Inner Mongolia, suggested in an interview with reporters: "Inner Mongolia, as a port area, can refer to the experience of Chongqing and Zhengzhou in developing the pan-port economy and continue to promote the opening up of Inner Mongolia to the outside world. quality development.”

  As Inner Mongolia opens to the north, the China-Europe train will also play an important role.

  At this meeting, officials said that in the new year, we should actively expand export-oriented industries, increase the participation of China-Europe trains, and expand the scale of attracting foreign investment and opening to the outside world.

  Zhang Xueho, member of the Inner Mongolia Political Consultative Conference and dean of the Inner Mongolia New Finance Research Institute, suggested that the China-Europe freight train has played an extraordinary role in the opening of Inner Mongolia to the north, but the premise is to do a good job in epidemic prevention and control and ensure the smooth flow of ports.