About Chongqing

Chongqing is located in the southwest of China’s interiorand the upper reaches of the Yangtze River. It covers an area of 82400 square kilometers and governs 38 districts and counties (26 districts, 8 counties and 4 autonomous counties). The permanent population is 31.02 million,with anurbanization rate is 65.5%. The population isprodominatlyethnicHan , and the ethnic minorities are mainly Tujia and Miao. Theterrainis dominated by hills and mountains, 76% of which are mountains,hence Chongqing’s nickname"mountain city". Ithas asubtropical monsoonalhumid climate. The Yangtze River runs through the wholecity,with a flow of691km, and converges with Jialing River, Wujiang River,among others. There arean abundance of tourist attractionssuch as the Three Gorges of the Yangtze River, Dazu stone carvings, aworld cultural heritagesite, Wulong karst,aworld natural heritage,andJinfoMountainin Nanchuan.

Chongqing is the only municipality directly under the central government in central and Western China. Remarkable achievements have been made in Chongqing's development since it wasputunderdirect administration ofthe central government.On the strength oftheadvantagesof its postioningas the keycentral cityof China,the economic center of the upper reaches of the Yangtze River, the key national modern manufacturing base, the comprehensive transportation hub of the southwest region and the openinghighlandof interiorChina, Chongqing will give full play to its regional, ecological, industrial and institutional advantages to plan and promote economic and social development.Here in this city, the transformation and upgrading of economic structure have been accelerated, the old industrial base has been revitalized, the largest electronic information industry cluster in the world and the largest automobile industry cluster in China have been formed, the strategic emerging industries have developed vigorously, the innovation driven by big data intelligence has beenfurther advanced, and theforcesdrivinghigh-quality economic development havebeenevenstronger. The task of relocation and resettlement of millions of immigrants in the Three Gorges project has been successfully completed, all social undertakings have made overall progress, the poverty alleviationeffortshaveyieldedremarkable results, and people's sense of well-being and security has continued to improve.

The central government isstaunchlysupportive ofChongqing's development and has high expectationsfor the city. Itpointed out the"two points"positioning of the city,and encouragesit to develop into"two highs",andgiveplay toits"three roles" and createafavorablepolitical ecology for Chongqing, so as to guide Chongqing's reform and development in the new era. The two points, one belt, one road to the West and the Yangtze River economic belt, are the important strategic fulcrum of the western development, and play a unique and important role in the national regional development and opening up. The goal of "two places" and "two highs" is to accelerate thedevelopmentof opening-uphighlandin interior China andsound ecological conservation, and strive to promote high-quality development and create high-quality life. We should play therolesofa“pillar”intheWestern China DevelopmentProgram in the new era, a “driver”intheBelt and RoadIntitiativeanda“model”in the promotion of the "greendevelopment" in the Yangtze River economic belt.

The whole city, rallying aroundthe Party Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping as the coreand followingthe generalguidelinesof socialism with Chinese characteristics for the new era,will implementthe instructions ofPresidentXi Jinping to Chongqing and the decisionsmadethe Central Committee of the CPC. We muststrive toseekprogresswhile keeping performancesteady.Adhering tothe newvisionofdevelopment,we willmake steady progressacross all fronts, promotingreform,adjustingtheeconomicstructure. ,improvingthe people's livelihood, preventing risks and ensuring stability,just sothatwe willmake our contributionto the great victory of socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era and the realization of thegreatChinese dream of theNationalrejuvenation.

Address: No. 20, East University town road, Shapingba district, Chongqing.     Postcode: 401331

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