Report on the Development of the Tianjin Binhai New Area

Part of the Research Series on the Chinese Dream and China’s Development Path book series (RSCDCDP)


The year 2016 is the beginning year of China’s “13th Five-Year Plan”. The Tianjin Binhai New Area earnestly implemented the coordinated developmental strategy of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei, actively adapted to the new normal of economic development, positively participated in the Belt and Road Initiative, and accelerated the construction of the pilot free trade zone. It undertook the mission of accepting the transfer of non-capital functions of Beijing, embraced the coordinated development in industrial innovation, traffic integration, protection of the ecological environment and other fields with Beijing and Hebei, and has achieved a series of major breakthroughs. This paper analyzes the overall developmental characteristics of the Tianjin Binhai New Area in 2016 and the developmental orientation and advantages of the seven functional zones, it highlights the leading role of the eight pillar industries, analyzes the challenges faced by the New Area in industrial transformation, basic public services, and prevention and control of ecological environmental pollution and puts forward some policy suggestions.


Tianjin binhai new area Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei coordinated development Functional zones Superior industries 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.China Center for Special Economic Zone Research, Shenzhen UniversityShenzhenChina

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