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Ordos prioritizes environment while pursuing high-quality development

2021-02-01 (chinadaily.com.cn)

Ordos city in North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region will explore a new path of high-quality development that prioritizes environmental protection and green growth, according to Mayor Tsetsenbileg at the fourth session of the 13th People’s Congress of Inner Mongolia autonomous region.

Tsetsenbileg said that his city will boost development in the following six categories.

Building a comprehensively well-off society

Ordos is to strengthen efforts in its “three tough battles” – poverty alleviation, ecological improvement and the prevention and resolution of significant risks, and improve the people’s livelihoods in all aspects.

Strengthening environmental protection and treatment

Ordos will adhere to the systematic management of forests, fields, lakes and deserts and accelerate the transformation of agricultural techniques and animal husbandry production methods. It will also scientifically compile territorial and spatial plans, implement ecological projects and promote the construction of green mines.

Extending the energy industry chain

Ordos will be committed to improving local industrial parks' development level and striving to solve problems related to the short industrial chain and low-level and homogeneous competition. It will also promote the development of the high-end energy industry and terminal products.

Boosting rural revitalization

Ordos will optimize agriculture and animal husbandry's spatial layout. It will promote improved varieties and standardized production, and support large-scale, intensified, industrialized and branded agriculture and animal husbandry.

Implementing an innovation-driven development strategy

Ordos will increase investment in scientific and technological innovation and build innovation platforms such as the International Desertification Control Research Center and the Modern Energy Economic Research Center to accelerate the commercialization of scientific and technical achievements. The city will comprehensively improve the level of scientific and technological innovation.

Improving the business environment

Ordos is to deepen reforms, further enhance the efficiency of government services and maximize the convenience of enterprises and the people. It will also implement a series of policy measures to support the development of the private economy, and stimulate the vitality of various market entities.