May 6 2023

China to Accelerate Development of Advanced Manufacturing Clusters

Premier Li Qiang chaired a State Council executive meeting on May 5, 2023, which deliberated and adopted a guideline on accelerating the development of the advanced manufacturing clusters.

The meeting noted that work should be done to promote the transformation and upgrading of traditional industries, as well as the cultivation and strengthening of emerging industries. Work should also be done to facilitate technological innovation and application, advance the country's high-end, smart and green transformation, expand the number of high-quality enterprises, and speed up the modernization of industrial system. The meeting pledged to combine an effective market with an active government in an improved manner, and create a sound ecological environment for industrial development.

The meeting also deliberated and adopted a guideline on speeding up the construction of charging infrastructure to better promote new energy vehicles in rural areas and rural vitalization, stressing the need to optimize the policies supporting the purchase and use of new energy vehicles further, encourage enterprises to enrich supply, and strengthen safety supervision to promote the healthy development of the new energy vehicle market in rural areas.