8 May 2017
12 Cities Confirmed as Sites for Pilot Transformation Demonstration Zones
A list of the 12 cities that will host the first tranche of industrial transformation and upgrade demonstration zones has been released by the National Development and Reform Commission and four other ministries. The list, published as part of the Circular on Supporting the Construction of the First Batch of Demonstration Zones for the Industrial Transformation and Upgrade of Old Industrial Cities and Resource-Based Cities (Fagai Zhenxing No. 671 ), identifies the cities as: central Liaoning (Shenyang-Anshan-Fushun), central Jilin (Changchun-Jilin-Songyuan), western Inner Mongolia (Baotou-Ordos), Tangshan in Hebei, Changzhi in Shanxi, Zibo in Shandong, Tongling in Anhui, Huangshi in Hubei, central Hunan (Zhuzhou-Xiangtan-Loudi), the metropolitan area surrounding Chongqing, Zigong in Sichuan and northeastern Ningxia (Shizuishan-Ningdong).
Further details (in Chinese) may be found at the following links: