Liu Chao Chairs A Seminar to Study the Declaration of Building Mianyang Comprehensive Bonded Area
2018-06-29

To speed up the declaration of building Mianyang Comprehensive Bonded Area and to focus on building a large opening-up platform

(Reporter: Li Zhihao) On June 13, Liu Chao, the deputy secretary of the municipal party committee and mayor of the city, presided over a seminar to study issues related to accelerating the declaration of building Mianyang Comprehensive Bonded Area.

It was pointed out at the meeting that Mianyang Comprehensive Bonded Area, other than the free trade zone, is a special customs supervision area with the highest level of openness, the most concentrated preferential policies, the most complete functions, and the most simplified procedures.It is of great significance to improve the level of openness and to promote the high-quality development of the economy. Accelerating the declaration of building Mianyang Comprehensive Bonded Areareflects that Sichuan province hasnot only earnestly implemented Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, but also the spirit implicit in the important speeches when Peng Qinghua, the secretary of provincial party committee, came to Mianyang for supervision, especially the specific measures to speed up the construction of amulti-dimensional and comprehensive opening-up pattern. It is also an inevitable choice for Mianyang to build a large opening-up platform and to continuously improve the level of the opening-up economy.

It was also emphasized at the meeting that Mianyang Comprehensive Boned Area is an important part for Mianyang tobuild a multi-dimensional and comprehensive opening-up pattern. The declaration of building Mianyang Comprehensive Boned Area will help Mianyang seize the golden opportunity of becoming the inland opening-up economic highland among other cities of Sichuan province. It also helps Mianyang to be an active part in the ¡°Belt and Road¡± initiative and the construction of the Yangtze River Economic Belt. It also contributes to forming anall-around, multi-level and wide-rangenew opening-up and cooperation pattern. It is expected that such a high-level openness can lead to high-quality development and in turn support the construction of a robust economic city in the west of China. By taking these measures, Mianyang¡¯s strategic role in the national and the provincial opening-up pattern and in the economic map is also expected to be strengthened.

It was requested at the meeting that we fully understand the importance of declaring to build Mianyang Comprehensive Bonded Area and further enhance our senses of responsibility and urgency. We must really work hard, take the initiative and do our utmost to be well-prepared for the declaration of building Mianyang Comprehensive Bonded Area. We should also strive to build a large opening-upplat form and to build a multi-dimensional and comprehensive opening-up pattern. We should better integrate various domestic and international resource elements, continuously strengthen the vitality of economic development, and strive to play a greater role in the province¡¯s development pattern of ¡°one trunk and multiple branches¡±. We should clearly know how to act and comprehensively consider the status qua of Mianyang¡¯s economic development, industrial foundation and traffic conditions. We should also further identify the target orientation and define the direction of development so as to solidly promote the declaration of building Mianyang Comprehensive Bonded Area by taking a broader perspective and more powerful measures. We should highlight focuses, establish systematic thinking, strengthen top-level design, and go all out to focus on key issues such as project introduction and top-level support. We should take actions to be well-prepared for the declaration of building Mianyang Comprehensive Bonded Area and also attract investment so as to introduce a number of large export-oriented, high-level and dynamic projects, to promote the construction of supporting infrastructure such as roads and electricity, and to lay a solid foundation for the successful declaration ofbuilding Mianyang Comprehensive Bonded Area. We should improve the implementation mechanism, earnestly draw on advanced experience from other cities, foster the implementation mechanism for the declaration ofbuilding Mianyang Comprehensive Bonded Area, innovate methods, strengthen coordination and connectivity, and make every effort to resolve specific difficulties and problems in the process of the declaration, and ensure that the declaration beeffective and orderly.

City leaders such as Yan Chao, Zhao Yingchun, Luo Meng, Xia Ming, the secretary of the party working committee of the High-tech Zone, and Tan Gang, the secretary-general of the municipal government, attended the meeting.