China to develop Nansha New Zone
2012-October-11 Source: CCTV website
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The State Council Information Office held a press conference on Wednesday on the Development Plan for the Construction of the Nansha New Zone. The zone is located in South China's Guangdong province.

Governor of Guangdong province, Zhu Xiaodan, says Nansha has a promising development future based on its infrastructure and geographical advantages.

Nansha has a total area of 803 square kilometers, with a land area of 570 square kilometers, and 233 square kilometres of water. It's in the middle of the Pearl River Delta, 38 nautical miles from Hong Kong and 41 nautical miles from Macao. As the country's sixth State-level Zone, Nansha is expected to get national support from a series of preferential policies and reforms on tax policy, land management, financial innovation and industrial development.

Zhu Xiaodan, Governor, Guangdong Province, said, "The strategic position of Nansha New Zone can be described in the following way: It will establish its presence in Guangzhou, depend on development in the Pearl River Delta region, it will connect Hong Kong and Macao, provide services to Chinese mainland and be orientate itself to the world. Nansha will be positioned to become a quality social circle of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao and a model of new urbanization. It will create new ground for productive services based on modern industry. It will be a world-class comprehensive service hub and pilot zone for innovation of social management services. This year to 2025 will be the period in which we will carry out the development plan of the Nansha New Zone."

 

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