Guangzhou will promote the construction of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area in the new stage in depth and make every effort to promote the development and opening up of Nansha
Nansha, from the regional geometric center to the functional hub center
On June 6, the Standing Committee of the Guangzhou Municipal Party Committee held a meeting to deeply study and implement the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping's important speech and important instructions during his visit to Guangdong, convey and study the spirit of the Third Plenary Session of the 21th Provincial Party Committee, and focus on the implementation of the specific deployment of the "1310" of the Provincial Party Committee, refine and concretize various tasks, which proposed to promote the construction of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area in the new stage in depth and fully promote the development and opening up of Nansha.
Reform does not stop, and opening up does not stop. With the deepening of the construction of the Greater Bay Area, Guangzhou resolutely shoulders the responsibility of being a national central city, the core engine of the Greater Bay Area and a provincial capital, focusing on the implementation of the new positioning of "one point and two places" in the construction of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, promoting the construction of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and deepening the comprehensive cooperation between Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao in Nansha facing the world, and joining hands with Hong Kong, Macao and other cities in the Bay Area to jointly build a world-class bay area and a world-class city cluster.
Text/Guangzhou Daily all-media reporter Geng Xujing, Dong Yeheng, correspondent Nan Xuan
Infrastructure "hard connection" and "half-hour traffic circle" speed up
On May 5, with the completion of the pouring of the continuous steel middle span, the main bridge of the Wanqingsha Cross-sea Special Bridge of the South Central Expressway Project was successfully closed. This is another important progress made by the South-China Expressway project following the Hongqimente Bridge on May 30, marking the official connection of the South-China Expressway and the Shenzhen-China Corridor, two important transportation hubs in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, and an important step towards the interconnection of Guangzhou, Shenzhen and the Bay Area.
The Nansha Plan proposes to build Nansha into a major strategic platform based on the Bay Area, cooperating with Hong Kong and Macao and facing the world. Mou Zhiping, Executive Deputy Director of the Guangzhou Greater Bay Area Office and Deputy Director of the Municipal Development and Reform Commission, said: "The Municipal Party Committee and Municipal Government attach great importance to deeply studying and implementing the spirit of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping's important speeches and important instructions during his visit to Guangdong, focusing on the development and opening up of Nansha, giving full play to the demonstration and leading role of Nansha's major platforms, planning to promote the construction of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area at a new and higher starting point, and striving to turn the grand blueprint drawn in the Nansha Plan into a beautiful reality." ”
Focusing on the "hard connection" of infrastructure, Guangzhou is deeply implementing the "Bay Area Connect" project, and the "Greater Bay Area on the track" is accelerating its formation.
In Nansha, the construction of the regional transportation center serving the Greater Bay Area will be accelerated, a number of rail transit, high-speed roads and shipping logistics projects will be accelerated, the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area will play a leading role in radiation, and the nine cities of the Pearl River Delta and the northwestern and eastern regions of Guangdong will be coordinated to accelerate the development of surrounding areas.
Nanzhu (middle) intercity officially started construction, and Zhongshan can be reached in 15 minutes after it is opened to traffic; Take the fastest subway line 18, Nansha can reach the central city of Guangzhou in 30 minutes. The preliminary work of the Guangzhou-Zhuhai (Macao) high-speed railway is accelerating; After the opening of the Shiziyang Channel, the two major economic development platforms of Nansha Free Trade Zone and Dongguan Binwan New Area can realize remote connections. Major projects such as the Nansha Branch Line of the Shenzhen-China Corridor and the Shenzhen-Mao Railway are speeding up the construction of the "half-hour traffic circle" in the Greater Bay Area centered on Nansha, and the "Bay Area Connect" has achieved initial results in promoting infrastructure interconnection.
Lutong people and Baiye Xing. Take the Fuxing train from Qingsheng High-Speed Rail Station in Nansha to Hong Kong's West Kowloon Station in about half an hour. Such transportation advantages are an important reason why Hong Kong young Sun Hongrui chose to start a business in Nansha: "Nansha is located in the geographical geometric center of the Greater Bay Area, with mature port terminals, diversified hardware facilities and different logistics facilities, commodity trade and transportation are very smooth. ”
In 2015, Sun Hongrui went to Nansha to start a cross-border e-commerce project. After the announcement of the Nansha Plan in 2022, with the strong support of the Nansha District Party Committee and District Government, he and a group of like-minded Hong Kong and Macao youths initiated the establishment of the Guangzhou Nansha District Hong Kong and Macao Youth Five Music Service Center, leading the way for Hong Kong and Macao young people to come to Nansha to realize their entrepreneurial dreams.
The "soft connection" of the rule mechanism promotes the recognition of vocational qualifications in multiple fields
Under the "one country, two systems", Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao will enhance the level of market connectivity and promote the convergence of rules and mechanisms of the three places. Professional qualifications are mutually recognized as Hong Kong and Macao professionals, further opening the door to the mainland market.
"From Macao to the Greater Bay Area, we have an unprecedented career space." On August 2022, 8, a Hong Kong-related private lending dispute represented by Macao lawyer Kwong Yuqiu was successfully mediated online at the Nansha District People's Court in Guangzhou. This also became the first case represented by a Macao lawyer after Hong Kong and Macao lawyers were allowed to practise in the nine Mainland cities of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. Kwong Yuqiu and four other Hong Kong and Macao lawyers are the first batch of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area lawyers in China who are allowed to practice in the nine Mainland cities of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
With the deepening of the integration and development of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao, the market demand for cross-border legal services is increasing. The Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area proposes to "deepen the pilot project of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao partnership joint venture law firms". It is timely to attract professional legal talents from Hong Kong and Macao to participate in the construction of the rule of law in the Greater Bay Area. Nansha has established the first Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area lawyer practice incubation station in China, three of the first four Hong Kong and Macao lawyers qualified as practicing lawyers in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area were the first to practice in Nansha, and the first mainland case represented by Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area lawyers (Macao practicing lawyers) was born in Nansha. Moreover, Nansha has also issued a series of policies and measures to support Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao partnership law firms to become bigger and stronger.
Recently, the reporter walked into the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and the "Belt and Road" (Guangzhou Nansha) legal service cluster. The agglomeration area is positioned as the international area of the Central Legal District of Guangzhou Bay Area, with an area of nearly 9000,30 square meters, gathering 300 legal institutions including Nansha International Arbitration Center, "Belt and Road" Extraterritorial Law Clarification (Guangzhou) Center, Jinqiao Szeto Kwong (associated) Law Firm, attracting nearly <> legal professionals of various types, integrating high-end legal service resources such as litigation, arbitration, mediation, extraterritorial legal investigation, judicial appraisal, and lawyer services, and making every effort to build a base in the Bay Area, coordinate Hong Kong and Macao, and A demonstration area for foreign-related legal services facing the world.
The mutual recognition of professional qualifications in the legal field is a microcosm of the deepening convergence of rules in the field of people's livelihood in the Greater Bay Area, and Guangzhou is actively promoting a series of important contents such as Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao cooperation in running schools, cooperative medical services, and mutual recognition of professional qualifications. Taking Nansha as an example, it has taken the lead in recognizing the professional qualifications of Hong Kong and Macao people in various fields such as legal services, health, construction, planning, taxation, and tourism. A list of 6 overseas vocational qualification accreditations covering 146 major industrial fields will be released soon; The administrative measures for the evaluation of professional titles of Hong Kong and Macao talents majoring in construction and traffic engineering were trialed, and 23 Hong Kong and Macao engineering talents were awarded professional titles in the Mainland.
Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao have made breakthroughs in medical and health cooperation and epidemic prevention data and information sharing. Nansha Hospital of Guangzhou First People's Hospital was approved as a designated medical institution of "Hong Kong and Macao Pharmacy and Equipment Exchange". With the pilot implementation of the "Hong Kong and Macao Pharmacy and Equipment Connect", eligible medical institutions in the Greater Bay Area can use drugs and medical devices already listed in Hong Kong and Macao according to regulations.
Industrial Synergy "Chain Connectivity" HKUST (Guangzhou) is nurturing the "Silicon Valley Effect"
The flow of scientific and technological elements such as materials, data, capital and talents in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area has accelerated, and the wave of collaborative innovation of science and technology and industry has rushed forward, igniting a new engine for high-quality development in the Bay Area.
Open the Bay Area to the world. The Nansha Plan proposes to support Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao to jointly build a Greater Bay Area Shipping Joint Trading Centre in Nansha. Recently, the "Greater Bay Area Shipping Joint Trading Center" was jointly launched, and Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao jointly built the Greater Bay Area Shipping Joint Trading Center to create a world-class market-oriented allocation platform for shipping factor resources.
The Hong Kong Transport and Logistics Bureau signed a co-operation agreement with the Port Authority of Guangzhou Municipality to build Sui Port into a leading international port shipping management demonstration zone. China Maritime Arbitration Commission signed a cooperation agreement with Guangzhou Development Zone Administrative Committee to further enhance the regional international maritime commercial dispute resolution service function... A number of units have recently reached a consensus on cooperation in the field of shipping, providing strong support for Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao to jointly build an international shipping logistics hub and build a high-level opening door to the outside world.
The world's leading shipping services, shipping brokerage, shipping insurance, shipping finance and other leading enterprises are vying to settle in Nansha, forming a shipping service industry cluster and covering all business elements of shipping transaction services. Nansha has opened a total of 154 international liner routes, landed 4 bonded bunkering licenses for international sailing vessels, and delivered more than 240 aircraft, becoming the largest aircraft leasing agglomeration in South China.
In September last year, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou) officially opened, injecting new vitality into the industrial synergy in the Greater Bay Area. According to Bai Yu, Deputy Director of HKUST(Guangzhou) Technology Innovation Center, the disciplines of HKUST(GZ) are highly compatible with Nansha's technological innovation and key industries, and are nurturing the "Silicon Valley effect". "From September last year to the present, many experts have come to Nansha from Hong Kong or abroad with scientific and technological innovation projects to carry out landing transformation, covering microelectronics, advanced materials, artificial intelligence and other fields." Bai Yu said.
Infrastructure connectivity has been accelerated, rule convergence has been further advanced, and the flow of factors has become more convenient. "Nansha is the heart of the Bay Area, and it is laying the foundation to promote the innovation of the industrial foundation." The relevant person in charge of Nansha District in Guangzhou said, "Now Nansha is transforming from the geographical geometric center of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area into a regional transportation center and functional hub center. (Guangzhou Daily)