Dalian Selected as Chinese Case Area of Third Round of China-EU Regional Policy Cooperation
2021-11-18 13:42

Recently, the General Office of the National Development and Reform Commission issued a notice on the List of Chinese Case Areas in the Third Round of China-EU Regional Policy Cooperation, and our city was successfully selected. A total of 22 cities (new districts and development zones) were selected in this round, and the cooperation period was 2021-2023. The case areas will make useful explorations in deepening and expanding the regional policy cooperation mechanism between China and Europe, innovating the cooperation methods between China and Europe, and enriching the cooperation content between the two sides, so as to push the pragmatic cooperation between China and Europe to a new level.

 

As the leader and window of opening to the outside world in Northeast China, Dalian has given full play to its advantages in opening to the outside world for a long time, and actively carried out foreign trade and economic cooperation with Europe by using the opening platforms such as Summer Davos Forum, China International Digital and Software Services Fair and China (Dalian) International Clothing and Textile Expo. Since the start of the new round of Northeast revitalization, European countries represented by Britain, Germany and Austria have comprehensively strengthened economic, trade and scientific and technological cooperation with our city, and Europe has become an important economic and trade partner of our city. In recent years, with the establishment of the "the belt and road initiative" Comprehensive Experimental Zone and the China-Central and Eastern Europe Cooperation Demonstration Zone, our city's trade with Europe has grown steadily, and many new breakthroughs have been made in cooperation in the fields of interconnection, trade and investment, and park construction.

 

The municipal party Committee and the municipal government attach great importance to the construction of the platform for opening to the outside world. Since August this year, the Municipal Development and Reform Commission has started the third round of application for Chinese case areas in China-EU regional policy cooperation. After two rounds of fierce competition and active efforts, "expert review 50 into 25" and "case area defense 25 into 22", it has finally achieved success. The successful selection of this list will further promote Dalian to build new advantages in open development and create a new highland for two-way opening in the new era.

 

Dalian will take institutional opening as the main line, deeply integrate into "the belt and road initiative" and "China-CEEC cooperation", give full play to the advantages of Dalian area of Liaoning Free Trade Zone, expand the cooperation space in Europe, promote the linkage development with European cities, attract high-quality resource elements and promote the high-quality development of foreign capital. The Municipal Development and Reform Commission will earnestly strengthen organizational guidance, Actively explore the establishment of a high-level exchange visit mechanism for case regional cooperation, Focus on cooperation in intelligent manufacturing, green petrochemical, digital economy, new energy vehicles, vocational education and other fields, take the park as the carrier, explore and actively promote the construction of cooperative industrial parks through the operation mode of "management committee + company", and strive to initially form the driving effect of China-EU regional policy cooperation demonstration during the "14th Five-Year Plan" period.