Southwest Frontier-Building a New Highland for Open Development (Strive for a New Journey and Build a New Era of Merit-Great American Frontier)
"Customs declaration is made online at 9: 00 a.m. and the goods can take the latest rail-sea intermodal train from Chongqing to Qinzhou Port in Guangxi at 11: 00 a.m. for shipment to Southeast Asia, South Asia and other regions." Liu Yizhen, assistant to the general manager of Luhai New Channel Operation Co., Ltd., introduced that since this year, the company has exported various types of goods such as mechanical products to 29000 TEUs, a year-on-year increase of 20%.
During an inspection tour in Yunnan in January 2020, General Secretary Xi Jinping pointed out that it is necessary to take the initiative to serve and integrate into the country's major development strategies, promote great development with great opening up, and speed up the construction of international channels for connectivity with neighboring countries. During his inspection tour of Guangxi in April 2021, General Secretary Xi Jinping stressed that we should integrate into the "Belt and Road Initiative", jointly build a new land and sea channel in the western region at a high level, vigorously develop the economy to the sea, promote China-ASEAN opening up and cooperation, and run a pilot free trade zone. better transform the unique geographical advantages into the advantages of open development.
Keeping in mind the entrustment of General Secretary Xi Jinping, in recent years, Guangxi and Yunnan have relied on the implementation of national strategies such as the new land and sea corridors in the west, focusing on the joint construction of the "Belt and Road", and continuously strengthening cooperation with neighboring countries in infrastructure construction, optimizing customs clearance services, and promoting industrial cooperation and upgrading. Transform location advantages into development advantages and achieve a higher level of opening up.
Vegetables and flowers, fertilizer feed, daily necessities ...... Huge boom will be loaded with all kinds of cargo containers hoisted to the train, along the China-Laos railway, from Kunming to Vientiane, the capital of Laos. In December 2021, the China-Laos railway was officially opened to traffic. From Kunming to Vientiane, the mountain is no longer high and the road is no longer long.
"The China-Laos Railway International Freight Train' Lan-Mei Express Line starts from Kunming and arrives in Vientiane in 26 hours at the fastest." Vice President of China Railway Lianji Kunming Central Station
General Manager Xu Chao said that as of June 30 this year, the China-Laos Railway had completed a total of 4 million passengers and 4.94 million tons of goods.
The China-Laos railway trains are speeding, and the Beibu Gulf ships are sailing. On June 13, berth 501, the first LNG loading and unloading terminal in Fangcheng Port District of Beibu Gulf Port, welcomed the first Panamanian cargo ship carrying 3434 tons of LNG liquefied gas to berth smoothly.
"Beibu Gulf Port has increased investment in port infrastructure, a number of high-grade waterways and large-scale wharf berths have been built one after another, and the waterway capacity has continued to improve." Guangxi Beibu Gulf Port Group Chairman Li Yanqiang said. As of the end of 2021, the Beibu Gulf Port container railway train has reached 13 provinces, and the container liner route covers more than 200 ports in more than 100 countries and regions around the world.
At the same time of infrastructure upgrading, port customs clearance services are also being optimized. At Mohan Railway Port in Yunnan, the newly put into use H986 railway large container inspection equipment can automatically scan the whole train when the train is traveling normally, and it only takes 2 minutes to scan a single train.
"Starting in June this year, the Sino-Vietnamese train 'railway fast' mode to achieve cross-regional two-way connection. The train can submit applications at the customs at the origin, declaration, inspection and other procedures are all completed at one stop, after arriving at the port without any customs clearance procedures, compared to the past to save customs clearance time of about 24 hours, a single box can also save more than 200 yuan in costs." Sinotrans Guangxi Co., Ltd. Liang Peng said.
Kunming Customs introduced 13 customs clearance facilitation measures, the use of transit exports and national customs clearance integration model, to achieve rapid customs clearance under the supervision of the whole chain of customs; Nanning Customs landed to implement "two-step declaration", "ship side direct lifting, arrival direct loading" and other reform initiatives ...... The optimization of customs clearance services to make the road more open.
On January 1, 2022, the "Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement" (RCEP) officially entered into force, and Guangxi and Yunnan ushered in new opportunities for open development.
"This batch of goods weighs 7.3 tons, including household goods, hair accessories, etc., and will soon be delivered to customers in RCEP member countries." Li Yan, head of operations of Baishi Supply Chain (Pingxiang) Co., Ltd., a cross-border e-commerce public customs clearance center in Pingxiang City, Guangxi, is declaring cross-border e-commerce goods. "In the first quarter of this year, the value of the company's cross-border e-commerce exports exceeded 0.21 billion yuan, up 12.6 percent from the same period last year."
Grasp the RCEP dividend and promote the upgrading of international industrial cooperation. The two provinces press the fast forward button: Guangxi accelerates the construction of a new cross-border e-commerce trade system. On June 9, the China-ASEAN (Pingxiang) cross-border industrial service cloud platform project was launched, which is expected to incubate hundreds of live broadcast enterprises and financial enterprises. In January 2022, Yunnan will issue relevant action plans, proposing 21 measures in 5 aspects around RCEP contents, facing ASEAN, consolidate the export of fruits, vegetables, flowers and other agricultural products, expand the export of matsutake, coffee, tea and other products to Japan, South Korea and other countries, promote the import of high-tech products, and strive to do a good job in the big article of "internal and external coordination, two-way opening up......
To build a new highland of open development, Guangxi, Yunnan hoof steady, the future can be expected.