Recently, many places have made deployments around the construction of major projects: Jiangxi Province has made it clear that it will speed up the construction of 3,558 major projects this year. Implemented 1,123 municipal-level major construction projects... The relevant person in charge of the National Development and Reform Commission said that next, we will focus on accelerating the construction of major projects, strengthening the reserve of major projects, and continuing to lay a solid foundation for expanding effective investment.

Drive the rapid growth of investment in new projects

  Accelerating the construction of major projects is an important support for expanding domestic demand.

According to the data of the National Bureau of Statistics, in 2022, the investment in projects with a planned total investment of 100 million yuan or more will increase by 12.3% compared with the previous year, and the growth rate will increase by 5.4 percentage points compared with the previous year; it will stimulate the growth of all fixed asset investment by 6.2 percentage points, an increase of 2.8% compared with the previous year. percent.

  Since the beginning of this year, various places have pressed the key to accelerate the construction of major projects.

In early February, with the construction of the NetEase data center project in Gui'an New District, Guizhou Province started construction of 687 major projects in the first quarter of this year, with a total investment of about 376.7 billion yuan.

According to Pan Dafu, director of the Guizhou Provincial Development and Reform Commission, this major project focused on industrial investment as the top priority, with industrial supporting infrastructure as an important support, and promoting the industry to forge long boards and make up for short boards.

At the same time, taking benefiting people's livelihood and warming people's hearts as an important bottom line, we will promote the upgrading of public service facilities.

  In addition, Heilongjiang Province will implement 1,000 provincial-level key projects, complete an annual investment of 300 billion yuan, and speed up the construction of key industrial projects such as Daqing polycarbonate and Shenzhen United Aircraft large-scale drones; the list of major provincial-level projects in Jiangsu Province in 2023 has been released. The total annual planned investment of 220 projects is 567 billion yuan; Hunan Province proposed to do a good job in 10 traditional infrastructure projects such as the Changjiang-Jiangxi high-speed railway and the reconstruction and expansion of Changsha Airport.

  Luo Guosan, director of the Fixed Assets Investment Department of the National Development and Reform Commission, said that all relevant parties have vigorously promoted the implementation of 102 major projects in the "14th Five-Year Plan", relying on the national and local levels to promote effective investment in important project coordination mechanisms, and promoted a large number of major projects The start of construction drove the rapid growth of investment in newly started projects.

Judging from indicators such as newly started projects and planned total investment of proposed projects, there is still great potential for investment growth this year and beyond.

Drive more physical workloads

  The construction of major projects was accelerated, and policy support continued to be strong.

The executive meeting of the State Council held a few days ago proposed to implement a package of policies and follow-up measures to stabilize the economy in depth, and promote the construction of major projects supported by fiscal and financial instruments, as well as equipment renewal and transformation to form more physical workloads.

  Luo Guosan introduced that at the end of July last year, the General Office of the State Council deployed the establishment of a coordination mechanism to promote effective investment in important projects, and coordinated the implementation of investment policies such as policy-based developmental financial instruments.

From the perspective of effectiveness, financial instruments have supported a large number of important projects for effective investment determined in the "14th Five-Year Plan" that are both beneficial to the present and long-term, enhancing the key role of investment in optimizing the supply structure and laying a solid foundation for high-quality development.

  In terms of transportation, a large number of major transportation projects such as the new Beijing-Xiongan New Area-Shangqiu high-speed railway, Shanghai-Nanjing-Hefei high-speed railway, Chengdu-Chongqing middle-line railway, and Guangxi Pinglu Canal have started construction; A large number of major water conservancy projects such as the Beibu Gulf and Guangdong Water Resources Allocation Project have started construction; in terms of social and people's livelihood, urban gas pipelines, drainage, water supply, heating and other aging renovations, urban underground comprehensive pipe corridors, vocational education and other projects have been implemented.

  "With the implementation of various policies and measures to promote the start of major projects, construction companies remain optimistic about market development." Zhao Qinghe, senior statistician at the Service Industry Survey Center of the National Bureau of Statistics, said that in January, the construction industry business activity expectation index was 68.2%. , which was 6.7 percentage points higher than that of the previous month, and it has been in the high-level economic range for two consecutive months.

Increased support for new infrastructure construction

  To promote the construction of major projects, what are the highlights this year?

New infrastructure has attracted wide attention.

  Beijing proposes to further promote the construction of new infrastructure, and build more than 10,000 5G base stations; Hunan Province will systematically deploy a number of new infrastructure projects to support and lead transformation and upgrading in terms of information, integration, and innovative infrastructure; Jiangsu Province has clearly defined the system layout of 5G , artificial intelligence, big data and other new infrastructure construction.

  Jin Xiandong, director of the Political Research Office of the National Development and Reform Commission, said that this year, the National Development and Reform Commission will work with relevant parties to further support the construction of new infrastructure and guide and support social capital to increase investment in related fields.

A batch of investments within the central budget will be issued in a concentrated manner to support the construction of major projects in the field of new infrastructure. In particular, investment in the construction of information networks in remote areas in the central and western regions will be significantly increased, and efforts will be made to make up for shortcomings.

Support all localities to increase investment in new infrastructure construction through local government special bonds, broaden the scope of support and scope of application, support local governments to build platforms in public technical services, digital transformation, etc., and provide conditions for economic transformation and innovative development of enterprises.

  Doing a good job in the preliminary work of the project is the basic work to promote the construction and implementation of major projects.

Luo Guosan said that he will also supervise and guide localities to continuously improve the project reserve mechanism, relying on the national major construction project database, and continue to reserve a number of key projects in different levels and fields, so as to continue to lay a solid foundation for expanding effective investment.

Promote the deepening of pre-project research and demonstration in various regions, insist on evaluation before decision-making, extensively listen to expert opinions, do a good job of multi-plan and multi-dimensional demonstration research, and improve the quality and efficiency of project pre-work.

Coordinate relevant parties to expedite approval procedures for project land use, planning permits, environmental impact assessments, and construction permits.

  Qiu Haifeng