Beijing's Daxing district held a news conference on Jan 6 on the sidelines of the annual sessions of the Daxing People's Congress and the the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference Daxing Committee.

The district summarized its achievements from last year and set a series of targets for the coming year pertaining to the airport economy, green development and grassroots governance.


Beijing airport area signs cooperation agreements with China's renowned companies at the T-EDGE conference on Dec 18. [Photo provided by Daxing district]

According to the meeting, Daxing airport area will build convention and consumption complexes to welcome global experts and visitors who are fond of different shopping experiences.

The district also plans to create a separate channel for international investment promotion, focusing on contacts with Germany, France, the UK, Japan and other countries.

In addition, Daxing district is expected to compile an industrial map featuring the aviation industry and life and health and new-generation information technology, and to work with adjacent Hebei province to help enterprises gain access to the local comprehensive bonded area.

In response to the State's call to peak the emissions, the district will afforest more than 1,300 hectares and increase the urban greening coverage above 47 percent this year. Meanwhile, it will focus on rural areas' green resources and restore natural wetland systems. 

A core component of the Daxing International Hydrogen Demonstration Zone, the entire project is expected to be completed by June. By then, Daxing will be well on its way to forming a hydrogen energy industry ecosystem.

Daxing vows to continue to improve local consultation to foster a greater governance pattern of collaboration, participation and common interests. The district decided to dismantle 108 villages by the end of this year in an orderly manner. 

1Hydrogen energy system to give Daxing a flying start

A hydrogen station with a daily fueling capacity reckoned at 4.8 tons -- by far the largest on the globe -- will be put into use in Beijing's Daxing district by the end of March, according to a news conference on the local two sessions on Jan 6. The energy station is able to refuel 16 fuel-cell electric automobiles at the same time, and can serve up to 600 vehicles per day.

2Daxing to further improve grassroots governance, services

Daxing to further improve grassroots governance, services

Beijing's Daxing district will continue to improve local consultation to foster a greater governance pattern of collaboration, participation and common interests. Notably, the district plans to dismantle 108 villages by the end of this year in an orderly manner to help further refine the city's governance. Also, it is expected to coordinate construction of social psychological service stations and other community volunteer service projects.

3Daxing to fight for low-carbon goals

Daxing to fight for low-carbon goals

Beijing's Daxing district, where increasing leafiness has been evident for some time, will continue to drive its greening construction according to a local gardening and greening authority speaking at a press conference of the district's two sessions on Jan 6.The district has set a five-year goal to lift urban greening coverage to 47.51 percent, and is striving to become a national-level forest cluster.

4Daxing moves faster towards higher quality airport economy

Daxing moves faster towards higher quality airport economy

Beijing's Daxing district will move forward at an ever faster pace to higher-quality growth this year as the mission of infrastructure construction in the Beijing Daxing International Airport Economic Zone is essentially over. The Daxing biomedical base in the airport economic zone strikes a deal with some of China's famous health enterprises in Beijing on Dec 30.

5Daxing poised for wider opening-up

Daxing poised for wider opening-up

The national new media industrial base in Beijing's Daxing district signed agreements for a series of major projects on Jan 9, a result of the district's investment in better construction of the "two zones" -- the Beijing Free Trade Zone and a national integrated demonstration zone to open the services sector wider. The base signed contracts with ten foreign-funded projects including the Japan-based game corporation SNK and the Belgium-based non-profit World Green Design Organization, as well as ten headquarters and ten technological innovative companies.

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