China aims to strengthen port development
China’s national government departments and the state-owned enterprise issued the guidelines for strengthening the high-quality development of China’s ports in the coming years.
The central authorities, including Ministry of Transport, National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Natural Resources, Ministry of Ecology and Environment, Ministry of Emergency Management, General Administration of Customs, State Administration for Market Regulation and China State Railway Group, jointly released the guidelines to promote and develop world-class ports in China.
According to the guidelines, China aims to achieve significant progress on green, smart and safe port development by 2025, develop the major ports with world leading levels by 2035, and to form several world-class port clusters by 2050.
The guidelines listed six major task sectors for port development, including improving comprehensive port service capacity, accelerating green port construction, speeding up intelligent port development, promoting opening up and integration port development, strengthening safe port construction and improving modernization of port management system.
The guidelines urged local governments and related sectors to strengthen the implement of the development items, provide policy supports and optimize business environment.