On June 15, the Zhejiang Provincial Development and Reform Commission issued a procurement announcement on the first batch of topics for promoting the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta in 2021.
News reporters noticed that the Zhejiang Provincial Development and Reform Commission announced a total of 9 research projects, including “Several Major Issues in the Construction of the Shanghai-Hangzhou-Ningbo Bay Area Economic Innovation Zone the study”.
This research will take the Hongqiao International Open Hub’s southward expansion belt function positioning as the entry point, give full play to the two major characteristics of Zhejiang’s digital economy and technological innovation, and strengthen Zhejiang and Hongqiao International The opening of the hub, free trade zone Lingang New Area, Pudong New Area and other linkages, promote the deep integration of the innovation chain and industrial chain, and benchmark the high-level construction of the Shanghai-Hangzhou-Ningbo Bay Area Economic Innovation Zone in the International Bay Area.
The announcement specifically mentions that “the study of major issues in the Shanghai-Hangzhou-Ningbo Bay Area Economic Innovation Zone” has been included in the main work points of the National Development and Reform Commission in 2021. Carrying out this subject research is not only an important measure to earnestly implement the major strategic deployment of the Provincial Party Committee and the Provincial Government, but also a specific action to complete the key research tasks assigned by the National Development and Reform Commission. It will strive for the support of the National Development and Reform Commission to establish the economic development of the Shanghai-Hangzhou-Ningbo Bay Area Innovation zone.