Yangtze River Delta
In 2016, the Yangtze River Delta generated a GDP of RMB 17.72 trillion (US$2.76 trillion) – about 20 percent of national GDP. It is responsible for one-third of China’s imports and exports. It has a population of about 150 million people – 11 percent of the country’s total.
in June 2018, Shanghai, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, and Anhui agreed a three-year action plan (2018-2020), which will provide a strategic roadmap for integration and includes nearly a dozen collaborative projects to increase the region’s competitiveness on a global scale.
A RMB 100 billion (US$16 billion) fund, The Yangtze River Delta Collaborative Advantage Fund, was launched in Shanghai.
SOURCES- 2020 Foundation, China Briefing
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