China to develop ocean economy

BEIJING, May 14 (Xinhua) — China’s State Oceanic Administration on Thursday released a document about key points for the country’s oceanic economy work this year, putting forwards that China will roll out first nationwide oceanic work survey to strengthen macro guidance and control over oceanic economy.
Main contents of the oceanic work include assessing the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015) and compiling of the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-2020), promoting healthy development of the oceanic economy, guiding financial capital to support development of oceanic economy, pressing ahead piloting work for the oceanic economy, and fully tapping oceanic economy’s role in the construction of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.
Besides establishing a basic oceanic economy information platform, China also aims to improve the supervision and assessment on oceanic economy.
Focusing on sea water desalinization and marine biological medicine, the document also requires setting up a batch of oceanic economy demonstrative regions, building cooperative platforms for enterprise investment, and guiding the going-out of enterprises engaging in oceanic businesses. Enditem

Source Xinhua

Editor  Xuefei Chen Axelsson

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