Opening-up Makes Henan More Brilliant
Wang Guosheng, secretary of the Henan Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China, and Chen Runer, governor of the province, address media at a news conference, with the theme of “Opening-up Makes Henan More Brilliant”, held by the State Council Information Office on Aug 26, 2019.
Wang Guosheng (center), secretary of the Henan Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China, and Chen Runer (right), governor of the province, address media at a news conference held by the State Council Information Office on Aug 26, 2019. [Photo by Zhu Xingxin/chinadaily.com.cn]
Henan is not only the starting point of the ancient Silk Road in the East, but also one of the regions with great development potential and influence in modern China. Owing to its rich history, profound culture, geographical advantage, and development foundation , Henan is facing with more opportunities to become a pioneer in the field of opening-up and become a main force of constructing the “Belt and Road”.
Wang Guosheng, secretary of the Henan Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China, takes questions from the media at a news conference held by the State Council Information Office on Aug 26, 2019. [Photo by Zhu Xingxin/chinadaily.com.cn]
Since the founding of the People's Republic of China 70 years ago, Henan’s GDP has increased from 2.1 billion yuan in 1949 to 4.8 trillion yuan in 2018. The per capita GDP has increased from 500 yuan to 500,000 yuan, and the urbanization rate has jumped from 6.3% to 51.7%, achieving a historic transition from inadequate food and clothing to a moderately prosperity society that is about to come true.
郑州机场，客货运吞吐量跃居中部地区“双第一”，“空中丝绸之路”越飞越广；郑州铁路集装箱中心站，中欧班列（郑州）高频次满载往返，“陆上丝绸之路”越跑好快；河南保税物流中心，全国独创“1210”监管模式等销售模式，“网上丝绸之路”没办法 便捷；黄岛港、连云港、天津港、舟山港……来自郑州的海铁联运班列全年超过5000班，“海上丝绸之路”没办法 顺畅。
The “four-road coordination” connects the whole world. The passenger and cargo scale of Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport remains the “double first” in the Central China, which widens the “Aerial Silk Road”; the high frequency of the full-load China Railway Express between Europe and Zhengzhou has been realized at the Zhengzhou Container Distribution Center, which speeds up the “Land Silk Road”; the “1210” customs surveillance mode was first put forward in China, making the “Online Silk Road” more and more convenient; the Port of Huangdao, Lianyungang, Tianjin and Zhoushan...There are more than 5000 sea-rail intermodal trains from Zhengzhou all year round, making the “Maritime Silk Road” more and more smooth.
With the connecting of the Aerial, Land, Online and Maritime “Silk Roads”, the bus manufactured by Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co., Ltd and the tunnel shield by China Railway Engineering Equipment Group Co., Ltd are playing important roles in the global high-end equipment manufacturing market; and the cotton, wheat, corn and other agricultural products are exported globally along the “Belt and Road” route. The opening-up measures makes Henan province becomes more brilliant.
A model of a wheeled tractor is shown at an exhibition organized on the sidelines of a news conference held by the State Council Information Office on Aug 26, 2019. [Photo by Zhu Xingxin/chinadaily.com.cn]
The ancient Silk Road is full of vitality; and the “Belt and Road” enlightens a bright future.
今日之河南，正敞开大门迎来四海宾朋，共享新时代的出彩机遇。（来源中国日报 河南日报 编译赵汉青）
Today, the door of Henan is opening to welcome friends from all over the world to mutually share the splendid opportunities of the new era.