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Major projects boost Bayannuur's transformative development

2022-09-26 (

Major projects have reportedly driven the transformative development of Bayannuur city -- in North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region -- from 2012 to 2021 and are continuing to do so.

Over the past 10 years, the number of key projects implemented in Bayannuur more than doubled, going from 96 to 202.

Meanwhile, 77 projects each with funding topping 1 billion yuan ($150 million) were implemented. These were in modern agriculture and animal husbandry, clean energy, industrial development, major transportation facilities, ecological and environmental protection, as well as social welfare and people's livelihoods.

In the fields of agriculture and animal husbandry, Bayannuur implemented 76 projects involving the development of more premium farmland, the modernization of irrigation areas, modern protected agriculture facilities, the construction of a modern seeds industry industrial park and the revitalization of the dairy sector.

The total investment of these projects was 43.3 billion yuan.

During the decade, to develop its industries, Bayannuur implemented 168 projects with a total investment of 73.2 billion yuan. They involved such fields as modern coal chemicals, polysilicon, monocrystalline silicon, developing zero-carbon industrial parks and smart fan equipment manufacturing.

In terms of developing its transportation infrastructure, Bayannuur implemented 53 major transport projects with a total investment of 36.3 billion yuan.

These included the G7 Beijing-Xinjiang Expressway, the Provincial Highway 311, the Provincial Highway 212, the National Highway 335, the National Highway 242 and a number of special railways logistics lines linking regional industrial parks.

In the past 10 years, in order to make up for the shortcomings of urban facilities and to boost people's livelihoods, 134 major projects were implemented in Bayannuur, with an investment of 74.3 billion yuan.

Urban infrastructure, affordable housing, medical care, education and cultural and tourism facilities were improved significantly.