China News Service, Beijing, June 15th: Favorable policies are coming one after another, and the implementation of deepening the construction of the Greater Bay Area is the key
China News Agency reporter Chen Xiaoyuan
The construction of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area has once again ushered in major favorable policies.
On the 14th, the State Council issued the "Overall Plan for Deepening Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Comprehensive Cooperation in Nansha, Guangzhou".
This is a strategic plan to implement the "Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Development Plan" and an important measure to build a high-level opening to the outside world, promote innovation and development, and create a high-quality living circle.
The construction of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area is a major national strategy personally planned, deployed and promoted by General Secretary Xi Jinping.
From July 1, 2017, the signing of the "Framework Agreement on Deepening Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Cooperation to Promote the Construction of the Greater Bay Area", to February 18, 2019, the "Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Development Plan Outline" was officially announced. In just a few years, The construction of the Greater Bay Area has turned from a concept into a reality.
Over the past three years, policies related to the construction of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area have come one after another.
"Overall Plan for the Construction of Hengqin Guangdong-Macao Deep Cooperation Zone", "Comprehensive Deepening of Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone Reform and Opening Plan", "Guangzhou Nansha Overall Plan for Deepening Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Comprehensive Cooperation Facing the World"... Relevant plans are part of the development outline. The major deployment has further clarified the development goals and key development directions of relevant cities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, and made further explorations in areas such as planning and connection, enriching the practice of "one country, two systems" and providing specific guidelines for deepening the construction of the Greater Bay Area.
Over the past three years, although Hong Kong has suffered from the "turmoil of amendments", and Hong Kong and Shenzhen have also been hit by the new crown pneumonia epidemic to varying degrees, on the whole, the exchanges and cooperation between cities in the Greater Bay Area have moved forward in an orderly manner, and the results have been gradually achieved. appear.
The continuous improvement of the facilitation of transportation facilities, the continuous optimization of the business environment, and the solid progress of market interconnection have attracted more and more people from Hong Kong and Macau to participate in the construction of the Greater Bay Area.
Over the past three years, the development momentum of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area has been further enhanced, with vigorous development, outstanding innovation capabilities, optimized industrial structure, smooth flow of factors, and a beautiful ecological environment. The framework of a world-class bay area and a world-class city cluster is basically taking shape.
According to the "Report on the Integration of China's Urban Agglomerations" recently released by the China Development Research Foundation, the economic aggregate of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area is expected to reach 14.76 trillion yuan this year, surpassing the Tokyo Bay Area to become the world's largest economic aggregate.
At present, the new crown epidemic continues to affect the world, and major economies are generally facing downward pressure. The country is committed to building a new development pattern with the domestic cycle as the main body and the domestic and international dual cycles mutually reinforcing.
As one of the most dynamic regions in the country's economic development, the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, which is at an important node of the dual cycle, faces greater development opportunities.
Observers believe that the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, which has unique geographical advantages and major policy guarantees, should turn its advantages into actual development results, and the focus is to promote the implementation of relevant policies.
To build the Greater Bay Area under the conditions of one country, two systems, three customs zones, and three currencies, it is necessary to continuously promote the connection of rules and mechanisms, promote the circulation of capital, technology, talents, information and other elements, and better play The convenience of "one country" and the benefits of "two systems".
It is believed that with the effective implementation of relevant policies, promoting the complementary advantages of Hong Kong, Macao and the mainland, and catching up with the national development express train, Hong Kong and Macao will gain new momentum for development and achieve better development while integrating into the overall development of the country.