Zhanjiang to become provincial subcenter

Package of policies give city the chance to boost its presence in Guangdong province

Zhanjiang, a coastal city in South China’s Guangdong province, is to steer local development into the fast lane with the provincial government launching a package of policies to make it a subcentral city of the province.

On March 29, the Guangdong provincial government issued a guideline to support Zhanjiang in accelerating its development as a provincial subcentral city. It will build itself into a key engine to drive the growth of the coastal economic belt of Guangdong.

The policies are regarded by the Zhanjiang authorities as a “big gift package”. They address local concerns over growth in transport,…

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