Innovation remains at the heart of China's modernization drive. According to the report given to the 20th CPC National Congress, China will enhance basic scientific and technological capacity, and ensure better strategic input from the science and technology sector, so as to boost the overall efficiency of its innovation system.In response, many regions have proposed their development strategies.
In late 2022, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) released five research reports on lakes, wetlands, mountains, northwestern arid areas, and eastern mega city clusters, indicating that remarkable progress has been achieved in these five fields since the 18th CPC National Congress, while proposing suggestions to tackle problems occurred in development.
China is planning to build the world's largest national park system.
In order to better leverage the role of technological innovation in China's green and low-carbon development, the country has released an implementation plan to further improve the market-oriented green technology innovation system.
China recently released a document detailing a host of specific measures to build basic systems for data, and explore the potential of its massive data resources, which has become a new type of valuable product.
A circular was released by the State Council in December 2022, to approve the launch of a three-year comprehensive pilot project to expand opening up the service sector in Shenyang, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Wuhan, Guangzhou and Chengdu.
China has quickened its pace in constructing a clean, low-carbon, safe and efficient energy system.
Cross-border investment and financing are encouraged in the pilot zones.
China will make concerted efforts to improve aquatic environment, water resources and aquatic ecosystems, while strengthening ecological conservation of major rivers, lakes and reservoirs. That's according to the report given to the 20th CPC National Congress.
China will promote digital transformation of its logistics industry and develop a modern logistics system during the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025), according to a plan recently approved by the State Council.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the largest free trade agreement among the Asia-Pacific nations, is boosting trade and investment through reduced tariffs, adding momentum to cooperation among its member nations.
All concerns related to transboundary issues should be top of the public agenda, and be decided by all the stakeholders.