Major Achievements and Problems of Promoting Regional Development

  • Xiaowu SongEmail author
  • Shiguo Wu
  • Xin Xu
Part of the The Great Transformation of China book series (TGTC)


Since the implementation of the strategy of coordinated regional development, prominent problems of every region have been effectively alleviated. Guided by the strategy of coordinated regional development, the proportion of economy of the central and the western regions in the national economy has remarkably increased. Comparable with the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region, Yangtze River Delta Region and Pearl River Delta Region, a host of new regional economy growth poles such as the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, Chengdu-Chongqing, Central Plains, Central-Southern of Liaoning, Shandong Peninsula, the West Coast of the Taiwan Straits have emerged. At the same time, on the basis of the four major regions, the country has implemented special support policies on areas with difficulties such as poverty-stricken areas and primarily established policy system for cross-administrative regions with difficulties.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.State Council of the People’s Republic of ChinaBeijingChina

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