On June 10, the Propaganda Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China held the seventh press conference on the theme of “This Decade of China“, focusing on the progress and effectiveness of accelerating the construction of a strong transportation country in the new era.Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter Chen Yehua
Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, June 10th. Title: Accelerating the construction of a strong transportation country and striving to be the pioneer of China‘s modernization – the “China This Decade” series of press conferences focused on the progress and achievements of accelerating the construction of a transportation power in the new era
Xinhua News Agency reporters Ye Haoming, Zhou Yuan, Dai Xiaohe
The world‘s largest high-speed railway network, expressway network, and world-class port group have been built, and air and sea transportation has reached the world. The main indicators such as railway, highway, water transportation, civil aviation passenger and cargo turnover, port cargo throughput, and postal express business volume have been ranked for many consecutive years. In the forefront of the world, with strong services to win the battle of poverty alleviation and the implementation of the rural revitalization strategy, during the epidemic period, we will make every effort to ensure the stability and smoothness of the industrial chain and supply chain…
Transportation infrastructure is an important foundation for our party to govern and rejuvenate the country. Since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, under the strong leadership of the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at its core, my country’s transportation infrastructure construction has made remarkable achievements.
The Propaganda Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China held the seventh press conference on the theme of “This Decade of China” on the 10th, focusing on the progress and effectiveness of accelerating the construction of a strong transportation country in the new era.
The comprehensive three-dimensional transportation network has been accelerated to improve
In the past ten years, the mileage of railways and highways has increased by about 1.1 million kilometers; the navigable mileage of inland waterways across the country is 128,000 kilometers, and there are 20,867 berths for production; 82 transport airports have been newly built or relocated, and the total number of airports has reached 250; 413,000 outlets…
A large number of major transportation infrastructures have been completed and put into operation, which has effectively guaranteed the stability of my country’s economic operation, continuously enhanced the ability to serve and support national strategies, and promoted the continuous improvement of the level of coordinated regional development. The twin-city economic circle… The “sea, land and air” trinity channel is becoming more and more smooth, contributing to a better prospect for China‘s economic and social development.
“At present, in accordance with the principle of being moderately advanced, we are speeding up the Sichuan-Tibet railway and highway supporting projects, the large access to Tibet and Xinjiang, the new western land-sea channel (Pinglu) canal project, the container terminal on the north side of Xiaoyangshan, Ningbo Zhoushan port and shipping facilities A large number of strategic major engineering projects such as comprehensive transportation hubs will provide support and guarantee for stabilizing investment, expanding domestic demand, creating employment, safeguarding people’s livelihood, and consolidating the macroeconomic market of the national economy.” Xu Chengguang, deputy minister of the Ministry of Transport, said.
The achievements of scientific and technological innovation are changing with each passing day
Transportation is the product of modern science and technology. China‘s high-speed rail, China port, China express… A beautiful “Chinese business card”, witnessing the process of taking root and sprouting of important scientific and technological innovations in my country’s transportation field.
Chinese railways run out of Chinese speed——
For the first time in the world, the Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed railway has realized the commercial operation of autonomous driving at a speed of 350 kilometers per hour, a high-speed maglev transportation system with a speed of 600 kilometers per hour, a variable gauge high-speed EMU with a speed of 400 kilometers per hour, and a high-speed railway freight train with a speed of 350 kilometers per hour. An Lusheng, deputy director of the State Railway Administration, said that the overall technical level of China‘s railways has entered the world‘s advanced ranks, and the high-speed, plateau, alpine, and heavy-haul railway technologies are in a leading position in the world, forming high-speed railway construction and equipment manufacturing technologies with independent intellectual property rights. system.
China Civil Aviation Empowers Smart Construction——
234 airports across the country have achieved “paperless” and convenient travel, and 40 airports with tens of millions of dollars have opened “easy security check” services, increasing the efficiency of security check by 30%. Dong Zhiyi, deputy director of the Civil Aviation Administration, said that the construction of smart civil aviation will be the main line of the industry’s development during the “14th Five-Year Plan” period. , big data, artificial intelligence and other digital industries are applied in civil aviation to build a smart civil aviation system with “thorough perception, ubiquitous interconnection, intelligent collaboration, and open sharing”.
China Post promotes integrated development——
Integrate and develop with modern agriculture, cultivate more than 1,000 “one city, one product” projects for postal service agricultural special products into the city, and 100 modern agricultural gold medal projects of express delivery service with an annual business volume of over 10 million pieces; Integrate and develop with manufacturing industry to form a factory With the integration of logistics, warehouse distribution and other models, the supply chain service capability has been gradually enhanced; integrated with e-commerce, the annual online retail sales of physical goods has exceeded 10 trillion yuan, and it has become an accelerator for commodity circulation and the main channel for serving e-commerce users. Dai Yingjun, deputy director of the State Post Bureau, said that the postal system has played an active role in serving production, promoting consumption, and smoothing circulation, providing efficient linkages for industrial integration and development.
A new round of technological revolution is in full swing, and a new round of industrial transformation is in the ascendant.
“Accelerate the digital transformation and intelligent upgrading of transportation facilities, strengthen the construction of green transportation infrastructure, and promote the in-depth integration and development of transportation facilities and energy, water conservancy, information and other facilities.” Xu Chengguang said.
The people’s sense of gain is constantly improving
Transportation and logistics are related to the national economy and people’s livelihood. One end is connected to production, the other is connected to consumption, and it is closely related to everyone. Ten years of development, my country’s comprehensive transportation service capacity has been greatly improved.
By the end of 2021, the number of high-speed rail passengers will reach 2.53 billion, five times that of 2012, and reach 93% of cities with a population of more than 500,000; the density of the road network will reach 55 kilometers per 100 square kilometers, an increase of 24.6% over 2012; airports nationwide The total designed capacity exceeds 1.4 billion passengers, and the shortage of facility capacity has been effectively alleviated; the total length of postal routes (one-way) exceeds 10 million kilometers, and the total length of express service network (one-way) exceeds 40 million kilometers. The postal express network that reaches the world…
“The initial realization of ‘people enjoy their travel, and things flow freely’, transportation has become one of the areas where the people have the strongest sense of gain. A mobile China is showing the vitality of prosperity.” Xu Chengguang said.
As an economic and social pioneer and a pioneer of modernization, transportation plays an important role in promoting economic and social development and resolving unbalanced development.
A set of data vividly reflects the effectiveness of transportation services——
Over the past ten years, a total of 2.53 million kilometers of rural roads have been newly built and renovated, solving the problem of hardened roads in 1,040 townships and 105,000 organic villages. The total mileage of rural roads has increased from 3.564 million kilometers at the end of 2011 to 4.466 million kilometers at the end of 2021.
The proportion of passenger throughput of airports in the central and western regions of the industry has increased from 36.5% in 2012 to 45.2% in 2021; 47 new transport airports have been built in poverty alleviation areas, and the coverage rate of air services to the population in poverty alleviation areas has reached 83.6%.
During the “Twelfth Five-Year Plan” period, 8,840 blank township post offices were completed. By the end of the “Twelfth Five-Year Plan” period, all the villages in the country will realize direct mail delivery; the express outlets have basically achieved full coverage of townships and villages, and the express service coverage rate of the established villages has exceeded 80%. The annual per capita express delivery volume is nearly 77…
“Since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, the transportation industry has adhered to the people-centered development philosophy, and has always taken serving economic development and people’s livelihood improvement as the main direction of attack, and strives to build people’s satisfaction with transportation.” Xu Chengguang said.